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  • Job reference: RMS0112980

Geotechnical Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Papua New Guinea
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/08/2012
  • Time left:
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The Company:
With operations across the world, our client uses innovation and technology to deliver energy to a growing world. They are currently leading an integrated LNG Project in PNG that includes gas production and processing facilities including liquefaction and storage facilities.

The Role:
An opportunity has arisen for a Geotechnical Engineer to work on a rotational basis in Papua New Guinea for a leading oil and gas producer.

As a skilled Geotechnical Engineer you will provide technical oversight and interaction to the EPC contractor to ensure that all the clients interests are protected.

Responsibilities include:

Act as subject-matter expert for geotechnical related issues for the project
Manage project team, third party crew and sub-contractors, and resolve onsite geotechnical conflicts
Provide geotechnical consultation on the onshore pipelines and associated infrastructures, and horizontal directional drilling (HDD) crossings
Review and approve engineering reports for project use
Coordinate project scheduling and costing with project teams and third party contractors

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor degree or Masters degree in environmental or civil engineering
Proven skills within seismic design, earthquake-induced liquefaction, and earthquake-induced slope failure
Competent in geohazards, including faults, landslides, liquefaction, etc.
Experienced with pipeline route design, land works, and offshore and onshore foundation design
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