Geotechnical Engineer

National Marine Dredging Company

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP664-73

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Assist Geotechnical Manager and Head of Geotechnical Operations in managing all geotechnical engineering and operational issues
• Assisting with the design of structures, using specialised software or calculations
• Analysis the soil parameters and assess the stability of structures under normal and seismic conditions.
• Analysis geotechnical data and preparation of geotechnical interpretative report (GIR).
• Analyze geotechnical findings, perform appropriate calculations and prepare data reports to Manager.
• Design and analyse the quality control of the ground improvement works,
• Analyse and Evaluate the pre and post improvement testing, CPTU, Zone Load Testing, Boreholes, etc.
• Develop design drawings and specifications for construction projects
• Plan and conduct geotechnical investigation effectively.
• Design and supervise site and ground investigations.
• Analyze the soil parameters and provide input to the dredging production estimators
• Review geotechnical design developed by third party consultants.
• Interact with client, sub-contractors and team members to complete the assigned project on-time.
• Review construction design proposals and verify geotechnical aspects.
• Ensure correct design approach as per QA/QC procedure and standards.
• This is a generalist view of a Job that you have been assigned for - at times you may be ask to do above/beyond the scope of this role due to Operational requirements


• Engineering Degree in Geotechnical Engineering or geology or and equivalent professional qualification.
• Profound understanding about theoretical and practical soil and rock mechanics
• High level of knowledge of geotechnical design software and tools
• High level of knowledge of geotechnical standards and guidelines

About the Company

By way of a brief introduction to National Marine Dredging Company, in 1976 as a dredging division of ADNOC a board decision was taken to form an autonomous dredging company reporting to its own Board of Directors. NMDC was founded and commenced trading in its own right on 1st January 1980.

We are a National Company owned 40% by the Government of Abu Dhabi and 60% by UAE Nationals and registered as a public company trading on the Abu Dhabi stock exchange with a registered paid up capital asset value of Dhs 169,000,000-00. Currently our business is conducted from our modern premises which include multi-discipline workshops, slip ways and a fully support administration and technical departments located in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi with subsidiary office in Zayed the Second St, Abu Dhabi.

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