Senior Geotechnical Tailings Engineer
 Lima, Peru
hace 4 días
source : American Society of Civil Engineers

Wood is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer with Tailings and Dam Engineering experience to join our team in Lima, Peru.

The successful candidate will be specialized in mining projects with extensive geotechnical experience, in mining, tailings and dams.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in the geotechnical aspects of tailings dam safety evaluations and design.

We are seeking amitted, detail - oriented individual who will be able to utilize their knowledge and experience. With a demonstrated ability to lead and grow a team of professionals performing engineering, construction and project management on behalf of our clients.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Provide engineering analysis, design & reporting for mining environmental projects; tailings dams, water management system, waste rock, open pit, etc.
  • Perform design and analytical functions including stability, seepage, bearing capacity and settlement analyses
  • Perform Dam Safety Inspections / Dam Safety Reviews, Dam Safety Evaluations, Risk Assessments
  • Perform technical writing & review of proposals & project documents; issued to clients, etc.
  • Prepare design drawings & specifications from scoping study to detailed design and construction
  • Develop construction and engineering cost estimates
  • Prepare reports and coordinate support activities
  • Review findings and prepare rmendations
  • Work as an integral team member in a multi - discipline environment
  • Liaise with other technical specialists including hydrogeologists, hydrologists, geochemists, rock mechanics, environmental and other disciplines
  • Provide quality leadership & mentoring of junior technical staff
  • Manage contractors and sub - consultants
  • Skills / Qualifications

  • Graduated from an accredited university with a degree in Geotechnical, Civil, Mining or Geological Engineering
  • Minimum of 15 to 20 years’ experience in civil, geotechnical or related experience in design of earth dams obtained largely from mining projects with dam experience
  • Experience with design and construction of tailings dams and related mine - site earthworks infrastructure
  • Experience managing multiple mining and / or construction related projects simultaneously
  • Proven experience with budgeting and cost forecasting
  • Excellent oral and writtenmunication skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team setting
  • Ability to travel, domestic & international travel required
  • Must speak English and Spanish
  • Diversity Statement (EEO)

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non - exhaustive list) : race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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