Geotechnical Engineer
Oil Careers
Lima, Peru
hace 4 días

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking for a Geotechnical Engineer for our Peru Operation.

The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills and technical experience in the design and construction of tailings / earth dams, heap leach facilities, waste dumps, and other mining geotechnical structures.

He / she will play a key role in the organization, part of Wood's succession plan.

If you have a demonstrated ability to lead and grow a team of professionals and a proven track record in the geotechnical / geological consulting environment, this opportunity will provide both professional and personal satisfaction and opportunities for growth.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Participate in the engineering analysis, design & reporting for mining environmental projects, including :
  • Tailings dams, water management system, waste rock, open pit, heap leach facilities, etc.
  • Geotechnical characterization
  • Stability, seepage, bearing capacity and settlement analyses
  • Dam Safety Inspections / Reviews, Evaluations and Risk Assessments
  • Support for EoR (Enginer of Record) activities
  • Perform technical writing and review of proposals & project documents; issued to clients, etc.
  • Prepare design drawings and specifications from scoping study to detailed design and construction
  • Effectively manage projects from conception to execution through to successful completion
  • Provide quality leadership & mentoring of junior technical staff to assist in professional development and growth as engineering practitioners
  • The position tasks will require periodic travel to project sites remote from Lima, as necessary to achieve project goals.
  • In Peru, these sites are commonly located at high elevations, therefore it is required that you do not have medical conditions that would prohibit you from travelling to and working at high altitudes (above 4,000 m.a.s.l)

  • Provide geotechnical input and leadership in sectors other than mining. Other sectors would include : energy (particularly hydroelectric);
  • oil & gas; industrial / commercial; and transportation

  • Other duties assigned by the Geotechnical Manager within the scope of their competence
  • Liaise with other technical specialists including hydrogeologists, hydrologists, geochemists, rock mechanics, environmental and other disciplines.

    Skills / Qualifications

    Qualifications :

  • Degree in geotechnical engineering is required; MSc. is highly desired; PhD. is desired
  • Must have 5 to 8 years of progressive tailings, dams experience (ie. civil, geotechnical or related experience in the design of earth dams, largely from mining projects)
  • Experience in the design and construction of tailings dams, and related mine-site earthworks infrastructure
  • Prior success in developing and growing geotechnical business
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal and communication
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, with solid management skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team setting
  • Ability to travel, domestic & international travel required
  • Preferably bilingual, English and Spanish (both oral and written skills). Portuguese is desired
  • Must be eligible to legally work in Peru
  • Company Overview

    Wood es un lider global en ingenieria y consultoria en el ambito de la energia y el entorno construido, ayudando a desbloquear soluciones a algunos de los desafios mas criticos del mundo.

    Brindamos soluciones de consultoria, proyectos y operaciones en mas de 60 paises, empleando alrededor de 45,000 personas.

    Diversity Statement

    Somos una empresa que favorece la igualdad de oportunidades y que reconoce el valor de la diversidad en sus equipos de trabajo.

    Todos los candidatos con la cualificacion adecuada seran considerados para oportunidades de empleo sobre la base de criterios objetivos y sin tener en cuenta lo siguiente (que es una lista no exhaustiva) : raza, color, edad, religion, sexo, origen nacional, discapacidad, orientacion sexual, identidad de genero, condicion de veterano protegido u otras caracteristicas, de acuerdo con la legislacion vigente.

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