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Senior Civil/ Geotechnical Engineer


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Geotechnical Engineering

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A well-known International company is currently searching for an experienced civil engineer able to lead tailing/geotechnical engineering discipline to achieve project targets in terms of schedule, scope and budget and effective designs.

The Company

Our client is an international, world class miner with large assets in Africa, Australia and Americas. Globe 24-7 has been selected to source the afore mentioned position because of our expertise and market knowledge.

The Position

This is an opportunity for a senior professional with an advanced command of Spanish and English and more than 10 years in the mining industry. Will be responsible to participate in the Tailings/Geotechnical engineering design function of the project, construction and operation. To set design standards and lead the Engineering companies to achieve effective and efficient designs, including the future EPCM contractors. The Senior Engineer assists, and consulting, monitoring, review and reporting services to the Engineering Lead.


The general accountabilities and outputs for the Senior Engineer Tailings are:

  • TSF Guidelines and implementation support

  • Ensure TSFs are designed, constructed and operated in accordance with the project Tailings Management Framework.

  • Develop site specific guidelines (operating manuals and COPs) for the various TSFs within the company and provide implementation support.

  • Provide operational and specialist technical support in the field of geotechnical engineering and tailings management to the Engineering Lead. Bring any concerns on design l issues at a specific topic to Engineering Lead attention.

  • Water Management

  • Ensure the design of an adequate water system considering all inputs from the environmental report and TSF consultant.

  • Tailings LOM Planning

  • Provide input into LOM plans with respect to TSF deposition plans and capacity calculations.

  • Develop LOM deposition plans to ensure continued filtered tailings deposition.

  • Tailings Projects

  • Provide specialist technical advice and lead TSF design processes as appropriate.

  • Liaison with engineering companies and consultants to develop the best design and cost approaches for the TSF Ensure the process to obtain the technical sign off of the TSF design.

  • TSF Stability

  • Ensure that the TSF design, construction and operation will have to achieve the stability in both short and long term.

  • Closure Planning

  • Provide specialist technical input with regards to closure planning process.

  • Build a network of professionals that can perform reviews and verify critical design criteria and critical designs.

  • Build and maintain relationships with the various engineering and future EPCM companies.

  • Communication between different disciplines (mining, metallurgy, geology, others engineering disciplines and environmental).

  • Facilitate / conduct or participate in Project reviews, Hazops, Design Safe, Constructability reviews and risk assessments.


  • Civil Engineering bachelor's degree.

  • Expertise on geotechnical tailings design and management. Must have the ability to liaise with people from different cultural groups and at all levels within the organisation and would exercise a high level of professionalism in all aspects of the role.

  • Strong knowledge of tailing/geotechnical projects for TSF.

  • Experience in the planning and execution of designs as part of large-scale projects.

  • Good understanding of mining and plant environments.

  • Experience to include the design, and on-site management of TSF during constructions and operations, particularly filtered tailings.

  • Minimum of ten years geotechnical and tailings experiences

  • Good facilitation, presentation and communications skills (verbal and written).

  • A track record of achieving deadlines, planning and execution of project activities.

  • Competency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint software.


The Company will provide an attractive remuneration package.

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To apply for this position, please send a copy of your CV preferably in Word format.