Principal Geotechnical Engineer Africa

Principal Geotechnical Engineer Africa

Job title: Principal Geotechnical Engineer Africa

Company: RJL Recruitment

Job description: Principal Geotechnical Engineer Africa

Based in Johannesburg and to travel into Africa as and when required

Must be a South African citizen

Work Experience:

10+ years of experience in geotechnical engineering across base and precious metals

Open pit mining experience required, but both underground and open pit would be highly regarded

Prior experience managing diverse teams, preferably in Africa

Minimum Qualifications:

Tertiary Qualification in Geotechnical Engineering or a related degree, postgraduate studies advantageous.


As a key member of the Copper Technical Services Team, you will provide geotechnical support and expertise in a multi-disciplinary team to the Copper operations in Africa.


Detail orientated

Excellent communication skills

High level of proficiency in writing technical reports

Team player


Ability to work under pressure

Delivery and service orientated

Ability to influence people across all levels of the business


Develop and build on existing geotechnical technical standards.

Provide geotechnical support to operations and projects.

Foster collaboration between the mine geotechnical and operational teams.

Embed the Glencore safety systems as core operating process for the operations geotechnical function.

Support internal technical and external reviews and audits for operations and projects.

Support technical evaluations and due diligence reviews of investment opportunities.

Providing mentoring and support to the geotechnical engineers.

Assist with investigation and implementation of geotechnical technology across our operations.

Effectively communicate to all levels of stakeholders.

Expected salary:

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng

Job date: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 07:49:24 GMT

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