Job Title
Tailings Department – Graduate Civil / Geotechnical Engineer
Employment Type
Full Time
1 to 3 years
Job Published
13 March 2023
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Job Description

The requirements associated with the position are as follows (mandatory):

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • B Eng or BSc Eng in Civil Engineering
  • Good fundamental understanding and knowledge of soil mechanics
  • Post graduate experience in geotechnical engineering will be advantageous
  • Experience in CPTu testing and interpretation preferred
  • Experience in geotechnical investigations considered advantageous
  • Candidate should be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and MS PowerPoint
  • Candidate should have exposure to slope stability, seepage analysis and FEM software, such as Geostudio.
  • Candidate should be proficient in AutoCad Civil 3D or ModelMaker

The main duties associated with the position include the following:

  • Surveillance of tailings storage facilities and return water dams
  • Carrying out annual audit inspections on tailings storage facilities and return water dams
  • Design of new tailings storage facilities, return water dams or associated infrastructure
  • Stability analysis of various facilities
  • Keep up with latest developments in the tailings industry and improve knowledge base

Preference to candidates with the following attributes:

  • Good critical thinking 
  • Good communication skills, fluent in English
  • Attention to detail