SRK Consulting South Africa Vacancies 2022 – Senior Civil Engineer

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A vacancy for a qualified Senior Civil Engineer (with working experience in Geotechnical and/or Water engineering) has become available in our Environmental Geotechnical Business Unit in the Johannesburg office. A variety of projects, mainly in South and Southern Africa, ensure a stimulating work environment in which ongoing innovation and technological development are essential requirements to meet the ever-changing conditions in the field of Mineral Residue Facilities. The successful candidate will report to John Stiff, the Business Unit Partner.

Experience and Skills:
The candidate must have:

  • A Civil Engineering degree (minimum BSc or BEng, post-graduate would be an advantage) specialising in soil mechanics and/or water (hydrology and hydraulics); prior knowledge and experience of the design and management of mineral residue facilities is preferable and would be an advantage.
  • A minimum of 5 – 8 years’ experience with, at least, 3 years in the consulting field.
  • Experience in the design, construction, operation, closure, and related legal, environmental and techno-economic requirements related to Mineral Residue Facilities.
  • This position involves working in multi-disciplinary teams on a range of projects both nationally and overseas; international travel may form a significant part of the role.
  • Must be registered Pr. Eng with ECSA or awaiting registration (i.e. already submitted to ECSA – proven).
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, AutoCAD and / or Civil Designer.
  • Candidate must have a valid (and unendorsed) driver’s license with own transport.

Other skills that would be an advantage:

  • Experience in numerical modelling of tailings engineering related projects would be an advantage (seepage, slope stability, seismicity, dam breach).

Roles and responsibilities:
The candidate will be involved in:

  • Planning, design and implementation of mine waste related studies associated with the Mineral Residue / Mine Waste Facilities projects including compilation of tender and contract documentation.
  • Capable of writing high quality proposals, technical reports and letters.
  • Geotechnical investigations of existing Mineral Residue Facilities.
  • Foundation, geotechnical and structural engineering design of specialist structures.
  • Water related studies associated with the Mineral Residue Facilities.
  • Support to Engineer of Record with ongoing monitoring, evaluation and analysis of data, studies and designs related to the complete life cycle of the Mineral Residue Facility. The life cycle design includes all legal, water and all other resources protection and health, safety and environmental requirements with a focus on client risk and hazard management requirements.
  • Construction/site activities.
  • Ongoing attention to individual and team development and growth to remain at the forefront of Mineral Residue Facility engineering will be a key success factor.

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