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Geotechnical Engineer II

Job Field:
Geosciences Jobs
Geoscientist Jobs, Geotechnical Engineer Jobs
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Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
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Key Responsibilities include:

* Project Manage geotechnical investigations projects to gather foundations conditions for new dams and to collect additional information on existing dams; including preparation of scope of work, budget and contractor management, data analysis and preparation of technical reports.
* Collaborate with Field Operations and QA inspectors to interpret drawings and specifications and develop work methodologies to achieve material and placement specifications
* Lead the Engineering and Quality Control area
* Conduct continuous dam stability monitoring including training of operators, visual inspection and analysis of instrumentation data.
* Develop action plans based on monitoring and inspection outcome.
* Liaise with Engineer of Record on design compliance and dam performance.
* Participate in annual Dam Safety Inspection with Engineer of Record
* Develop technical memos as required to inform management and stakeholders on topics of interest
* Lead the Change Management, non conformity and corrective action process for all dam construction and monitoring activities.
* Review design document from EOR for constructability prior to issuance to site operations
* Provide instruction, guidance, review and sign-off for all drawings generated by internal drafting team
* Produce annual construction record report and sign-off as-constructed drawings
* all other duties as per Manager

Essential for the role

* 15+ years of civil, geotechnical or related experience obtained largely from mining projects
* Bachelor´s degree in geological, geotechnical, mining or civil engineering or equivalent
* Work experience in design and inspection of tailings storage facilities or other dam facilities
* Verbal and Written English communication skills; Spanish working knowledge as a minimum, fluency preferred .


* Strong commitment to safety and a continuous improvement culture.
* Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
* A high degree of attention to detail and accuracy.
* Highly developed interpersonal skills enabling liaison at all levels of the organization and to outside consultancy firm
* Well-developed analytical skills with proven ability to think and act strategically.

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