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Lead Civil Geotechnical Engineer

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Civil Engineer Jobs, Construction Jobs, Design Jobs, Geotechnical Jobs
Central America, Panama, South America
Panama All
Contract Type:
Contract / Fixed Term
Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
Job Ref:

First Quantum are seeking a Senior Civil Geotechnical Engineer to join their Cobre Project in Panama. Located in the South Americas where challenges of high rainfall across a large scale operation with multiple open pits and construction in Saprolite or Saprock material.

Reporting to the Site Engineering Manager the Lead Civil Geotechnical Engineer will have responsibility and accountability for optimum design and engineering for all geotechnical aspects of the project.

The position will oversee a small team on a large site that is in various phases of construction and commissioning.

Responsibilities will include:

* Providing technical support the site engineering teams.
* Analysis and design of project facilities
* Develop safe and cost effective geotechnical solutions
* Working in conjunction with construction contractors and superintendents
* Managing team performance, KPI's, project targets and reporting

Qualifications and skills required:

* Degree in Geotechnical Engineering
* Degree in Civil Engineering
* Extensive experience in a similar role
* Demonstrated ability in large project roles
* Preferred experience in a tropical environment and/or background in remote expat operations
* Advanced written and oral communication skills

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