Senior Geotechnical Engineer


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (BSc in Civil Engineering) is required.
  • Must be a registered professional with the Engineering Institution of Zambia or a similar recognised body.
  • At least 10 years of experience in geotechnical civil engineering, specialising in the management and design of tailings.
  • Proven project management capabilities, including extensive experience in conducting detailed site investigations.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in sustaining and growing client relationships, skilled in proposal development, and effective at engaging both prospective and existing clients.
  • Strong ability to operate independently and lead project teams, as well as mentor junior and mid-level technical staff.
  • Expertise in Geotechnical software.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and direct complex engineering projects to ensure delivery on time and with high quality.
  • Lead the technical design, slope stability analysis, and conduct both field and laboratory geotechnical testing, focusing on tailings.
  • Apply advanced principles of soil mechanics in modelling and analysis, including critical state line, finite element method modelling, and triaxial testing.
  • Prepare and review technical documents, including reports, feasibility studies, and project proposals, with a particular focus on tailings management and design.


  • Excellent communication skills in English, coupled with a strong aptitude in technical writing for effective documentation and report generation.

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