Role Definition: 

The Engineer will be responsible for carrying out independent Geotechnical data collection, tests and analyses, reviewing quality of ground support systems and slope designs and making recommendations on ground support systems. The Geotechnical Engineer will also be responsible for reviewing ground conditions to 36 ensure that unforeseen situations are detected at an early stage to enable corrective design and construction measures to be implemented.
Key Result Areas: 

1) Carry out independent Geotechnical investigations in line with departmental standards and targets;
2) Carry out reviews on ground conditions during design in line with departmental guidelines and standards;
3) Assess the materials to be used for each project in line with departmental guidelines and standards;
4) Carry out reviews and quality assurance on geotechnical reports submitted by external Service Providers in line with departmental standards;
5) Responding to audit reports in line with departmental guidelines and standards;
6) Develop a risk matrix and put in place risk mitigation measures in the Geotechnical area;
7) Participate in Planning, budgeting and reporting in line with departmental guidelines and targets.

Required Education Qualifications: 

1) An Honors Degree in Civil Engineering, Geology, or related field;
2) Professional registration with the ERB or relevant Association of professional engineers in the commonwealth countries is an added advantage;
3) Other Post Graduate qualifications in Civil Engineering, Geology, or other relevant field will be an added advantage;
4) Computer literacy is a must.

Experience and Knowledge: 

1) A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Geotechnical investigations for roads and bridges. 

2) High level of integrity;
3) Proven track record of outstanding performance;
4) Excellent interpersonal, particularly staff/management relations;
5) Excellent oral and written communication skills.