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Chief Geotech Engineer

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Cape Town
  • Job type: Permanent
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Geotechnical Engineer required

Working for our well established client in South Africa, you will be an experienced Geotechnical Engineer with at least 10 years experience of various commodities in underground and open pit mines. You will be able to design, monitor and


-Geotechnical investigations of sites and materials used for construction including tailings materials;
-Foundation, geotechnical and structural engineering of specialist structures;
-Engineer of record life cycle design, construction specification, formulation of trigger action response plans considering instrumentation and structure behavioural data, including design of the liner systems for residue disposal projects, initial and ongoing earthworks construction requirements, numerical modelling of slope stability and expected real time behaviour (taking account of drained and undrained effective stress behaviour) during construction, operating, decommissioning and closure phases;
-The life cycle design will include all legal, water and all other resources protection and health, safety and environmental requirements with focus on client risk and hazard management requirements;

Professional Qualification/Experience Required:-

· Over 15 years of experience in open pit and underground mining environments.
· BS/MS in Geological, Geotechnical, Mining or Civil Engineering.
· Professional registration with associations.
· Practical experience in software & design packages

*To apply, click apply above and make sure you send your CV unless your application won't be considered*

PLEASE NOTE you will only be contacted if your application is successful
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