Company: TRS
Skills: Geotechnical Engineer, Civil Construction
Other Skills: Civil, Geotechnical, Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: TBC
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: Africa

TRS Staffing Solutions is currently recruiting for one of South Africa's leading multi-disciplinary engineering consulting companies with a solid footprint on the African continent. The firm offers design, planning and management services across the entire engineering consultancy spectrum.

We are currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity to work for our leading client who is looking for a professional registered Civil Geotechnical Engineer to join their team on a contract & Permanent position in South Africa.

Responsible for various aspects of geotechnical projects including:-
• Preparing of proposals, budgets and cost estimates
• Tender documentation and adjudication
• Planning and procurement for projects including contract documentation
• Site investigation including data collection, sampling, profiling and logging
• Appreciation of problematic soils and ground improvement techniques
• Assessment of field and laboratory data
• Geotechnical evaluation
• Design of various geotechnical elements including foundations, piling, retaining walls, rock slopes, soil slopes and underground excavations
• Tutoring and supervision of junior staff
• Numerical analyses with use of relevant software
• Characterise material properties for geotechnical modelling, analyses and design
• Provide quality control review of technical work and deliverables,
• Produce factual and interpretive engineering reports, plans and specifications,
• Liaising with relevant parties on job progress and particularly any indications that deadlines/targets might not be achieved and reporting to the client as required,
• Preparation of project proposals and tender documents, assessment of tenders, and providing assistance with writing and pricing of geotechnical and investigative services,
• Prepare, administer and supervise contracts and contractors on site.
• Management, administration and financial accounting on projects
• Growth of geotechnical business in Africa
• Motivating, tutoring and supervision of staff
• Nurture and grow technical excellence within the Geotechnical Department


  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Postgraduate studies in Geotechnical Engineering will be an advantage
  • Preferable ECSA Pr Eng Registration


At least 10 years of experience or more


Core Competencies;

Numerical modelling employing software such as Geostudio and Rocsience software packages