Title:  Project Geotechnical Engineer

Location:  Gaborone, BW


Purpose of the Role

To provide an effective geotechnicsl engineering service to meet theobjectives of a project during all study phases.

Behavioral Competencies

  • Achievement Orientation
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Planning, Coordination and Execution
  • Adaptability
  • Impact and Influence
  • Innovation
  • Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment
  • Service Orientation
  • Building Partnerships
  • Teamwork & Collaboration

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Analyses the geotechnical engineering financial needs for the project and develops a budget and ensures sufficient financial resources to meet project business needs
  • Manages and controls allocated funds and operates within approved parameters
  • Initiates and manages geotechnical investigations and research studies to provide technical solutions for the project
  • Coordinates slope stability analysis using limit equilibrium and numerical modeling techniques and provides slope design parameters to the project team
  • Investigates the need to optimize pit slope angle designs and then develops, evaluates and prioritizes geotechnical data acquisition schedule for input into the slope angle designs
  • Plans and coordinates the internal and external reviews as well as geotechnical processes to ensure that they meet company standards
  • Coordinates and manages the implementation of and compliance to legal and corporate governance principles/requirements (Anglo Project Way – APW)
  • Ensures that all project geotechnical databases, models and documents are securely managed
  • Optimizes project success through the development, implementation and maintenance of a structured, iterative approach that drives early geotechnical risk identification and analysis affording sufficient time to plan
  • Establishes and maintains effective relations with all key stakeholders and partners to ensure achievement of project objectives
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  • Bachelors Degree in Geo-Sciences or relevant discipline or equivalent


5 years relevent post graduate experience in Goetechnical Engineering or similar environment.

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Adheres to all safety health and environmental policies and procedures in areas of responsibility

Technical Competencies

  • Geotechnical and Rock Engineering
  • Mining Operations
  • Equipment Management
  • Process Optimisation
  • Mining Technical / Mine Planning
  • Mine Surveying
  • Sustainable Development, Environment & Community
  • Managing Safety & Health Risks
  • Occupational Health and Hygiene

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

Closing date: 22 November 2022

Fixed Term Contract
3 years