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Available vacancy:

Tailings– Senior Engineer:

  • Gauteng (JHB)
  • 5 – 10 years relevant experience
  • Professional registration advantageous

Jones & Wagener is seeking to employ a self-motivated engineer to join our Tailings department and contribute to existing and new projects. The successful candidate will join a dynamic team in an intermediate level position within a well-established consulting firm

 The requirements associated with the position are as follows:

  • BEng or BSc (Eng) required
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience
  • BEng in Civil Engineering or similar
  • Professional registration (PrEng) will be advantageous
  • Experience in the design of tailings storage facilities, return water dams and associated infrastructure
  • Experience in carrying out annual audit inspections on tailings storage facilities and return water dams
  • Experience in surveillance of tailings and/or return water dams
  • Experience in tender and contract documentation
  • Experience in CPTu testing and interpretation preferred
  • Experience in geotechnical investigations considered advantageous
  • Good fundamental understanding and knowledge of geotechnics
  • Exposure to associated civil engineering activities such as hydrology, structural design, dam breach assessments, water balances
  • Candidate should be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and MS PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in MS Project considered advantageous
  • Candidate should be proficient in slope stability, seepage analysis and FEM software, such as Geostudio.
  • Candidate should be proficient in AutoCad Civil 3D or modelmaker
  • Project management experience advantageous