Geotechnical Engineer
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Job Overview

We are looking for a talented and experienced Geotechnical Engineer to join us as a Geotechnical Engineer for an Engineering department.

As a Geotechnical Engineer, you are responsible for exploring and surveying the construction site thoroughly. You will also be responsible for performing various laboratory tests on soil, rock, and groundwater samples. 

You should be delegating tasks to the technical team for on-site inspections. You should be planning and designing projects such as building, bridges, canals, and other structures. You should possess extraordinary knowledge of various climatic conditions and their impact on the projects. 

Apart from investigating, you should be willing to travel and work for an extended period of time on the site. You should be highly motivated and organized. You should hold a Bachelor’s degree in the Engineering field. You should have an excellent analytical mind and the ability to think with a strategic mindset.

If you think you are the right person for this Geotechnical Engineer job role, then write to us today. We look forward to working with you.

Responsibilities

  • Developing a strategic investigation plan for the site.

  • Performing the geotechnical investigation as per the plan.

  • Collecting samples such as rock, sand, and similar substances from the site.

  • Analyzing the ground stress which includes capacity and stress levels.

  • Executing tests on the samples and noting down the contamination values.

  • Designing the projects based on the investigation performed.

  • Creating 2D and 3D models using computer applications.

  • Taking care of geological hazards while planning the project.

  • Setting budget and time constraints on ground investigations.

  • Assigning tasks to Geologists, Geotech Engineers, and other fellow consultants.

  • Suggesting necessary changes in the project as and when required.

  • Preserving nature and protecting the environment.

  • Performing basic administrative tasks if required.

  • Approving plans designed by other geological Engineers.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering or related field.

  • Work experience as a Geotechnical Engineer, Geologist, Environment Engineer, or a similar position.

  • Demonstrate expertise in Climatology and Mathematics.

  • Excellent physical stamina.

  • A valid driver’s license.

  • Proficiency in Geotechnical engineering software such as Geo Studio, Geo5, and Flac3D.

  • Great interpersonal skills.

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to work in a team or individually as and when required.

  • Ability to manage and handle multiple tasks.

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills.

  • Exceptional attention to detail.

  • Good time management abilities.

  • Strong decision-making skills.

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