Full Time
Cairo, Jeddah KSA - Saudi Arabia
Posted 3 weeks ago

Geo-technical Engineer-

Job Title:
Geotechnical Engineer

Geotechnical Division

I‐ Function:
To assist the Head of Geotechnical Division in planning and executing soil investigation works, inspection and consultation projects.
To direct and carry out technical interpretation of soil and geotechnical data.
To update and improve the accuracy and efficiency of testing and reporting systems, processes and procedures related to the Geotechnical Division.
To remain updated with the latest technical issues in geotechnics and geotechnical engineering.
To oversee technical and logistical activities in geotechnical projects undertaken by the Geotechnical
To ensure a smooth and efficient day‐to‐day operation of the Geotechnical Division.
To provide scientific judgment and interpretation of investigation and test results.

II‐ Reporting to the:
Senior geotechnical engineer
Head of Geotechnical Division.

III‐ Supervising:
Assistant Drillers.
Technicians and Labors working for the Geotechnical Division.

IV‐ Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyze data and soil samples through field and laboratory analysis to determine type, classification, characteristics, and stability of soil.
Coordinate with the Head of Geotechnical Division/Senior Geotechnical Engineer for testing samples for the Geotechnical Division and its schedule..
Prepare project schedule and ensure that schedule is timely met.
Sign and approve testing work orders for the laboratory on behalf of the Geotechnical Division.
Coordinate with Drilling Department or External Drilling Subcontractors cost, logistics, sequence and schedule of drilling under the directives of the Head of Geotechnical Division.
Determine if fault or fractures in soils would be detrimental to construction plans.
Compute bearing weights and prepares maps, charts, and reports of test results.
Make recommendations regarding foundation design, slope angles, grading, or building heights or any other geotechnical related matter.
Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff in the Geotechnical Division.
Provide a timely and accurate service in response to the Head of Geotechnical Division/senior GE requests.
Control testing activities during construction projects and spot check data for errors.
Meet with inspectors, engineers, contractors, and/or developers to determine corrective action required when there are discrepancies between work done and the approved plans, specifications and standards.
Other duties as assigned.

V‐ Co‐operation and Contact:
With drillers, field supervisors and engineers.
With staff in the Geotechnical Division of the company.
With staff from other Divisions and Departments of the company.
With the Quality Manager and Quality officers and auditors from the company and with other auditors as directed by the HGD.
With clients, suppliers and subcontractors at all levels.

VI‐ Qualification
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Engineering or relevant science with zero to three years of experience in
Geotechnical Engineering or Civil Engineering.

Language Ability: (Arabic, English) Arabic: Read, Spoken, Written. English: Read, Spoken, Written.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Average skills to write reports and business correspondences.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work under pressure.

Computer Skills :
Internet software, E‐mail, MS office, Inventory and database software.

VII‐ Work Environment:
While performing his/her duties the Geotechnical Engineer might be exposed to environmental and physical hazards such as: wet and/or humid conditions, precarious equipment and working areas, fumes, miscellaneous weather conditions, lifting heavy items, loud noise and airborne particles.

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering
Job LevelSenior Managers , Directors & Executives

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