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Senior Geotechnical Tailings Engineer

Employer
Wood
Location
Lima, Peru
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 31, 2021

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Category
Engineering, Geology & GeoSciences
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking for a Senior Geotechnical Tailings Engineer for our Peru Operation:

  • 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 recommendations
  • 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-consultantsGeotechnical senior reviewing and Engineer of Record (EOR) in different TSF projects.
  • Business development to get new projects from existing/former clients, and identification of new TSF projects and new clients, and determination of strategies to approach new clients/projects


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 written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team setting
  • Ability to travel, domestic & international travel required
  • Must speak English and Spanish


Company Overview

Wood es un líder global en ingeniería y consultoría en el ámbito de la energía y el entorno construido, ayudando a desbloquear soluciones a algunos de los desafíos más críticos del mundo. Brindamos soluciones de consultoría, proyectos y operaciones en más de 60 países, empleando alrededor de 45,000 personas. www.woodplc.com

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 cualificación adecuada serán 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, religión, sexo, origen nacional, discapacidad, orientación sexual, identidad de género, condición de veterano protegido u otras características, de acuerdo con la legislación vigente.
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