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  • Job reference: RMS0186694

Geotechnical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Japan
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/11/2017
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Time left:
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The Role:
This is a one-year contract to be based in client headquarters in Yokohama, Japan


Geotechnical Investigation

Preparation of geotechnical/geophysical investigation and topo-survey plans

Preparation of requisition of geotechnical/geophysical investigations and topo-surveys
Review, clarification and bid evaluation of subcontractor's proposals of geotechnical/ geophysical investigations and topo-survey works
Supervision of geotechnical/geophysical investigation site and laboratory works and topo-survey site works
Review of geotechnical/geophysical investigation reports and topo-maps Interpretation of geotechnical/geophysical investigation reports

Evaluation of geotechnical risks

2. Foundation Design

Soil bearing capacity analysis Foundation settlement analysis

Preparation of allowable soil pressures for foundation design

Preparation of other geotechnical design basis such as design ground water level, earth pressure coefficient, friction coefficient, and seismic site class

Selection of suitable foundation systems(necessity of soil improvement and/or pile)
Preparation of construction specification of earthworks

3. Soil Improvement

Preparation of soil improvement requirements

Review, clarification and bid evaluation of subcontractor's proposals of soil improvement works
Review of soil improvement designs by subcontractor

Review and evaluation of soil improvement confirmation tests

4. Piling

Preparation of pile design requirements

Pile bearing capacity calculations and/or review of pile bearing capacity design by subcontractors
Preparation of construction specification for piling works, and pile load tests Review and evaluation of pile load tests
5. Site Preparation

Site preparation plan (selection of areas and elevation of site grading)

Design of slopes including stability analysis

Evaluation of suitable excavation methods (ripperbility, dewatering) Preparation of construction specification for site preparation works

6. Road and Pavement Design

Asphalt pavement design calculation Concrete pavement design calculation
Preparation of road and pavement work construction specifications

7. Tank Foundation Design

Tank foundation design (bearing capacity, settlement, stability and detail design of concrete ring)
Preparation of construction specification for tank foundations

8. Earth Structure Design

Design of earthen dike

Design of mechanically reinforced retaining wall Design of RC retaining wall
9. Seismic Design Basis

Preparation of requirements for seismic hazardous analysis

Review, clarification and bid evaluation of subcontractor's proposals for seismic hazardous analysis
Review of seismic hazardous analysis reports prepared by subcontractors Preparation of seismic design basis based on the seismic hazardous analysis Earthquake liquefaction analysis


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