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Geotechnical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 25/08/2014
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The Company:
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company is the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and is ranked first among oil companies worldwide in terms of crude oil production and exports. People are central to what they do.

This company’s employees are recognised across the industry for excelling in their specialist fields.

The Role:
Prepare geotechnical investigation scopes of work and geotechnical reports. Provide consultations on geotechnical design and construction problems. Conduct field visits for construction issues. Conduct analyses and studies on complex projects as directed by Senior Geotechnical Engineers. Review geotechnical investigation reports conducted by third party geotechnical contractors. Perform quality checks on third party geotechnical contractors in the field and lab operations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The successful candidate must have the following experience, competencies & skillsets: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Engineering Geology from an accredited university.
A Professional Engineer (P.E.) or Chartered Engineer (C.Eng.) license or registration would be desirable but is not essential.
Five years’ post-graduate experience as a Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist. Must have experience of :
• Geotechnical field exploration, including borehole drilling, sampling and sample preservation, rock coring, cone penetrometer soundings and boring log preparation.
• Analysis of shallow foundations, bearing capacity and settlement.
• Analysis of axial pile capacity for driven steel piles and for cast-in-place and auger-cast concrete piles.
• Analysis of lateral soil pressure, retaining walls and slope stability.
• Analysis of earthworks including, soil compaction, excavation and shoring.
• Seismic and electrical resistivity testing
• Pile Integrity Tes
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