Company: TRS
Skills: Geologist
Experience: 8 + 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 Senior Engineering Geologist to join their team on a contract & Permanent position in South Africa.

Responsible for various aspects of geotechnical and engineering geological projects including:-
• Preparation of proposals, budgets and cost estimates
• Plan, schedule, supervise and conduct detailed phases of geotechnical & geophysical investigations and testing programs
• Tender documentation and adjudication
• Planning and procurement for projects including contract documentation
• Development and planning of site investigations to include project relevant data collection, sampling, profiling and logging
• Appreciation of problematic soils and ground improvement techniques
• Assessment and evaluation of field and laboratory data
• Engineering geological evaluation
• Assessment of various geotechnical elements including foundations, piling, retaining walls, rock slopes, soil slopes and underground excavations
• Preparation of factual and interpretive reports
• 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,

  • • Motivating, tutoring and supervision of staff

• Analysis of engineering geological data with use of relevant software
• Management, administration and financial accounting on projects
• Growth of geotechnical business in Africa
• Tutoring and supervision of junior staff
• Nurture and grow technical excellence within the Geotechnical Department


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Geology
  • SACNASP Registration
  • A postgraduate degree in geotechnical studies will be an advantage


At least 8 years of experience or more


Core Competencies;

Numerical modelling employing software such as Geostudio and Rocsience software packages