Jacobs Resident Engineer, Geologist in Singapore, Singapore
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Our Water business is currently taking part in Singapore Climate Change projects. We are seeking a Geotechnical Engineer with the following main responsibilities:
Carry out full-time standing supervision of a Ground Investigation Works contract, which will include Land & Marine Bore Holes, Cone Penetration Tests (land and marine) and Trial Trenches located at the Kranji and Western Catchment Reservoir areas of Singapore
Maintain appropriate documentation of site work progress, instrumentation readings, and fieldwork records/logs on a daily basis
Monitor the performance of the works to ensure that all contract requirements are met, and that procedures are being adhered to and objectives being met.
Constantly assess the impact of the ground investigation works on site and liaise with the Contractor to mitigate any risks to dam safety when deemed necessary
Report to the Project Manager and/or Deputy Project Manager on daily progress and issues being encountered on site
Coordinate with local authorities as and when necessary
Assist in coordination between the Contractor, the owner and head office
Attend progress meetings and safety toolbox talks as necessary
Assist the Head Office in carrying out assigned works
Here’s What You’ll Need:
To be a successful candidate, you shall possess:
Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical discipline) or Engineering Geology or equivalent in an appropriate discipline
Minimum 8 years’ post-degree relevant experience in the geotechnical discipline and investigation
Dam and dyke investigation and design experience is preferred due to the nature of the work/project
Knowledge of local authority requirement would be an added advantage
The Engineer/Engineering Geologist will be subject to approval by PUB and MINDEF.
5.5 working days per week
Contract duration 12 months (will extend if needed)
Able to commence work in July/August 2021
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