Graduate Geotechnical Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2020-06-25
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


Bellville
South Africa

South Africa - Western Cape, Bellville

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking to hire a Junior Geotechnical Engineer who will be based in Bellville, Cape Town

As the Junior Geotechnical Engineer you will be able and experienced with knowledge of geotechnical investigation and design orientated work. You will be interacting on diverse projects and design applications, which will offer you both local and international experience as well as providing you with valued training and development of your professional geotechnical career.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Utilize basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope.

  • Assist with the monitoring of the geotechnical field activities to ensure that they are undertaken in accordance with the project requirements. The typical activities include drilling of boreholes, excavation of trial pits, and installation of piezometers, Cone Penetration Tests (CPT), pressure meter tests, in-situ/laboratory testing, and geophysical surveys.

  • Liaise with the geotechnical contractors to ensure the project meets with client expectations and deadlines.

  • Have good technical awareness/experience of specifications and implementing in accordance with the contract and design requirements.

  • Ensure the correctness and completeness of all deliverables (reports, drawings, etc.) to ensure they meet specifications (quality) and are consistent with field conditions, etc.

  • Assist the geotechnical team in preparation of contractual correspondence, as required.

  • Be willing to travel as the nature of the geotechnical projects may require traveling to other countries to undertake and complete work.

  • Perform other responsibilities or duties associated with this geotechnical position, as may be appropriate.

  • Specific Skills Required

  • Excellent knowledge of development and implementation of geotechnical investigations.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (English).

  • Ensure key strategic relationships with internal and external partners and stakeholders are effectively developed, managed and maintained.

  • Ensure delivery is in line with the client objectives, on time and within the agreed budget.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in geotechnical investigation and design work.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum BSc (Hons) degree in civil engineering.

Additional Comments

  • Valid driver’s licence

  • Valid passport

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country South Africa

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 238145BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.