Bechtel Corporation Santiago Chile
2 months ago
Position SummaryWe are seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer for the Mining and Metals team, based in Chile. The position will be responsible for assigned activities within the geotechnical engineering discipline in one or more projects, typically under the Mining and Metals business. Applies broad knowledge of engineering principles and practices to project engineering in the preparation of engineering calculations, analyses, and reports. Makes decisions concerning problems within the geotechnical discipline on the project. Represents the geotechnical discipline on the project and with the client as directed to resolve technical questions. Essential Job Functions As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer you will be primarily responsible for: Plans, develops, coordinates and reviews engineering work within the geotechnical discipline on projects of medium size and complexity or assignments in support of a global business unit. Coordinates and interfaces as directed with the day-to-day... technical work of discipline engineers, scientists, specialists, designers and drafters. Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions to upper management. Facilitates technical discussions with third parties (client, suppliers, regulators). Prepares or oversees the preparation of discipline estimates and work plan in accordance with project scope, schedule and budget, and manages implementation and performance accordingly. Develops Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), Bechtel design guides, appropriate Bechtel Standard Application Program (BSAPs) and administrative practices. Coordinates with client representatives as delegated to obtain approval on phases of work. Reviews and approves key engineering drawings and calculations and bid summaries. Coordinates assigned engineering work with other project groups. Mentors engineers, scientists, designers and drafters by providing appropriate on-the-job training for their professional development. Promotes the creation of a work environment, supported by leadership, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction. What We Need From You We expect from the successful candidate of the Senior Geotechnical Engineer position to have the following knowledge and/or experience in: Basic Qualifications (Required) A recognized degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university, with specialization in geotechnical engineering and soil mechanics; A minimum of 15 years, 13 years (with MS degree) or 11 years (with PhD degree) of relevant experience in the geotechnical engineering specialty; and Specific and proven experience in the mining industry Broad progressive work experience in design engineering, science or other relevant types of engineering such as systems startup, field engineering or plant operation in large industrial plants, utilities, process plants, or engineering/construction firms. Additional Qualifications (Preferred) Knowledge of systems, calculations, equipment, applications of methods, plant layout, materials, and computer programs for preparation of analyses and development of project deliverables within the geotechnical discipline. Knowledge and understanding of technical and cost issues related to selection of design features within the discipline. Knowledge of engineering work planning and control methods. Knowledge of precedents in the discipline and of principles and practices of related disciplines. Knowledge of related construction practices and the economics involved. Broad knowledge of industry/regulatory codes and standards, and design criteria pertinent to the particular discipline. Good knowledge of Engineering Department Procedures (EDPs), Bechtel design guides, appropriate Bechtel Standard Application Program (BSAPs) and administrative practices. Shaping tomorrow together
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