Senior Geotechnical Engineer in Lima, Peru

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer with extensive experience in mining industry.

The responsabilities for this position are:

  • Preparation of technical proposals and reports (in English and Spanish)
  • Reviewing of geotechnical studies, and schedule geotechnical investigation/laboratory-testing programs
  • Reviewing of geological, geomechanical, geodynamical, geotechnical and hydrogeological assessments, mainly in mining projects
  • Senior reviewing of the geotechnical design/analysis of mining facilities such as: waste dumps, tailings dams, heap leach pads, open pits, process plants, etc.
  • Participation in civil infrastructure projects.
  • Review of programs of field geotechnical investigations for mining projects
  • Management of geotechnical projects and direct coordination/meeting with clients
  • Mentoring of junior/intermediate professionals
  • Other taks assigned by the Geotechnical Department Manager


Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or Geological Engineering, 10+ years of experience
  • Professional registration, or being able to. Registration of 5+ years, will be an advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in similar positions, in consulting/engineering companies
  • Master's degree and/or specialization in Geotechnics (must-have)
  • Strong experience in geotechnical design of: tailings storage facilities, heap leaching facilities, waste dumps and open pits. Also, geotechnical design of shallow/deep foundations
  • Strong experience in geotechnical design with geosynthetics
  • Strong experience in geotechnical characterization of soils and rocks
  • Strong experience in numerical modeling using geotechnical softwares: Plaxis, FLAC, GeoStudio, Rocscience
  • Availability for short term travels to project site
  • Good skills in the use of MS Office package: Word, Excel, Project, Power Point, etc.
  • Proefficient of English/Spanish languages at advanced level (must-have). Proefficient of Portuguese language will be an advantage
  • Assertive communication at all levels, teamwork, skills in taking decisions


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  <web address removed>  



Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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