South Africa

Senior Engineering Geologist

Company GIBB
Reference # HR2
Published 28/08/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Location Woodmead, Gauteng, South Africa
GIBB is looking for another talented professional to complement their team in the Geotechnical delivery unit, in the form of a Senior Engineering Geologist. We welcome your application if you believe you meet the requirements for this position.
Job Functions Engineering
Industries Engineering
Responsible for various aspects of geotechnical and engineering geological projects including:-
- Preparation of proposals, budgets and cost estimates
- Plan, schedule, supervise and conduct detailed phases of geotechnical & geophysical investigations and testing programs
- Tender documentation and adjudication
- Planning and procurement for projects including contract documentation
- Development and planning of site investigations to include project relevant data collection, sampling, profiling and logging
- Appreciation of problematic soils and ground improvement techniques
- Assessment and evaluation of field and laboratory data
- Engineering geological evaluation
- Assessment of various geotechnical elements including foundations, piling, retaining walls, rock slopes, soil slopes and underground excavations
- Preparation of factual and interpretive reports
- Liaising with relevant parties on job progress and particularly any indications that deadlines/targets might not be achieved and reporting to the client as required,
- Preparation of project proposals and tender documents, assessment of tenders, and providing assistance with writing and pricing of geotechnical and investigative services,
- Motivating, tutoring and supervision of staff
- Analysis of engineering geological data with use of relevant software
- Management, administration and financial accounting on projects
- Growth of geotechnical business in Africa
- Tutoring and supervision of junior staff
- Nurture and grow technical excellence within the Geotechnical Department
- Bachelor of Science in Engineering Geology
- SACNASP Registration
- A postgraduate degree in geotechnical studies will be an advantage

- At least 8 years of experience or more
Job Closing Date 30/09/2019
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