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Geotechnical Engineer (Marine)

WSP

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP362-1325

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

About the Role:

Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking. Join WSP, and you'll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise and working on projects that transform society for all of us.

WSP Middle East are currently looking for a Geotechnical Engineer for a major infrastructure (marine) project in Saudi Arabia.

A typical week would include:
* The Geotechnical Engineer will complete routine engineering analysis assignments applying standard methods furnished by the project supervisor.
* Contributes to marine site investigation reporting by interpreting and assimilating various geophysical and geotechnical data under close supervision;
* Writes technical reports.
* Support engineers carrying out multi-disciplinary (Bridge, Building, Dam, Infrastructure, Mining, Tunneling...) projects requiring geotechnical work: site investigations, foundation design and construction, ground improvement design and construction, slope stabilization, etc.;
* Prepare or check field and laboratory results for engineering assessment.
* Interprets marine site investigation geophysical/geotechnical data.
* Provides geological advice in one or a small number of specialized technical disciplines and develops solutions for clients by putting acquired geological data into context.
* Supervise routine field and laboratory operations of the company and subcontractors
* Assess and evaluate geotechnical issues encountered, such as: settlements, liquefaction potential, slope stabilization, interstitial overpressure development, preferential flow, frost heave, excavation and backfilling procedures, etc.;
* Support field operations through supervision and monitoring of boreholes, in situ tests, piezocone soundings, reconnaissance trenches, as well as miscellaneous construction work such as soil embankment construction, subgrade compaction assessment, installation of geosynthetics, etc.;
* You may be required to perform other tasks as part of your role in the team

Requirements

We'd love to hear from you if you have:
* Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, geological engineering, mining engineering or geotechnical engineering, with a few years of experience in the field;
* Previous experience (8+ years) working within the region
* Previous experience in marine, port, dams and similar type of projects.
* Excellent communication skills & the ability to interface with internal design teams & clients alike.
* Sound report writing skills.
* Ability to cope rapidly with challenging situations and keen to solve them in a proactive manner
* A co-operative and helpful attitude to colleagues and clients
* Self-motivating, reliable, consistent, and mature approach to work
* Able to work independently and in teams
* Acceptance of responsibility for work carried out
* Flexible and innovative approach to work

What if we can?

What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP - we can!

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including first class medical cover, generous annual leave, and paid professional subscriptions.

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring.? Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

About us:

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic.

About the Company

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

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Engineer salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 15,000

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