Tailings Engineer - Golder Associates

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Job Title :
Tailings Engineer - Golder Associates

 

Location :
Jobs in Ghana

 

Posted on :
Sun Dec 02, 2018

 

Apply before :
Sat Dec 15, 2018

 

Job Type :
Full-time

 

Experience required :
3 years - 6 years

 

Job category :
Engineering

 

 

Job Description

 

Responsibilities / Duties:


Provide services on tailings projects in the mining industry including:


• Design and inspection of tailings and water storage facilities


• The means of construction of tailings deposits.


• The operation and management of deposits.


• The properties of tailings.


• The behaviour of tailings.


Manage, analyse and prepare reports for geotechnical projects which may include the following:


• Foundations for medium to large industrial developments and multi-storey developments with basements.


• Earthworks, ground improvement and development


• Problematic soils


Provide technical advice and consultancy on complex tailings issues to clients (external & internal)


Develop client relationship and build business


Use advanced techniques, modifications and extension of theories, practices to synthesise and analyse data for decision making/ recommendations


Build reputation as Technical Consultant / Specialist


Keep abreast of advancing technologies, methods and research & development


Closure & deposits stability and seepage analysis


Provide safety leadership in Health & Safety (OH&S incident reporting)


Participate in training activities, mentoring and transferring knowledge to junior geotechnical engineers.


Plan, develop schedules, coordinate and direct manpower on important engineering projects to meet completion deadlines.


Supervise, coordinate and review/evaluate activities carried out by junior engineers.


Prepare proposals and reports for clients


Other duties as required


Project Management & Technical Expertise


Continued development of key skills in Project Management


Participation in professional development activities


Continued professional development in support of professional registration


People


Develop ownership culture


Promote and develop inter-region and inter-office collaboration and cooperation


Contribute towards a healthy team mentality among peers


Work with management to deliver on Golder priorities


Business Development (Internal and external Clients)


Identify potential business opportunities / clients for Golder services


Follow up and act on market trends and engineering development


Follow engineering business development plan


Business Systems


Participate and promote Golder Africa’s business systems


Participate in the development and implementation of engineering systems, tools, policies and protocols in line with Engineering Business Unit


Be an active part of the Golder team, operational best practice and Balance Score Card


GIAMS


Innovative and Technical Excellence


Identify and implement opportunities to apply Golder engineering expertise


Implement Projects that contain elements of the core Golder engineering expertise


Promote & develop new technical services and/or tools


Financial


Positive financial contribution


Execute projects in accordance with Golder’s financial target in terms of profitability


Manage debtors in accordance with Golder targets


Health & Safety


Promote Health & Safety systems and program priorities


Act as and custodian of Golder’s Health and Safety best practice


Health and safety performance indicators in line with Golder target


Qualification:


Relevant Degree in the Geotechnical / Civil Engineering


Professional Register at GHIE (Min 4 years)


Experience:


5 Years plus experience post-graduation


Legislation related to Engineering / Geotechnical environment


Financial Knowledge


Experience at a consulting firm


Project Management Skills


MS Word, MS Excel (Advanced), MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, MS Projects


Competencies:


The employee has an increased level of specialist skills in technical discipline area, strong project management skills, or a mix of both.


Displays independence in completing work tasks.


Makes decisions of moderate complexity with less frequent input and review from senior staff.


Major focus is leadership of technical excellence or project management for larger and more complex projects with less supervision required.


Provides technical direction to junior and intermediate staff.


Is responsible for completion of reports / documents and proposals with senior review.


Understands Golder business systems and uses / follows these systems to ensure quality.


Is recognized as a role model / mentor for junior staff.


This is the first level having more regular contribution to group or team goals and planning.


Motivates and encourages junior and intermediate staff to achieve results.


Has regular contact with clients and manages client expectations.


Employees focus on setting a positive example by identifying and reporting hazards, near misses and incidents.


Displays a ‘safety first’ focus.


Employees actively raise safety issues to the attention of peers, contractors and visitors and assist in seeking resolution to the issues identified.


Communicates clearly and consistently the importance of health and safety and recognizes those who show the right behaviours.


Standards / Processes / Procedures.


Attributes:


Trusted project manager: consistently manages projects and / or tasks well, wants to expand project management abilities to include larger multi-disciplinary projects, able to communicate with teams, can bridge project director to junior staff


Client focused: being more of a “solution” provider to client and colleagues than “deliverable” provider, comfortable with being the face of Golder, point of contact, ability to develop business and cross-sell


Ownership Attitude: promotes the broader organisational strategy, makes decisions with the company’s best interests in mind


Good judgement: ability to prioritise challenges, competing interests in our business (i.e. time vs. costs vs. quality)


Mentoring: informal guidance and career development of junior staff


Technical excellence: creating an area of technical speciality or service, highly skilled and respected in their field, participates in on-going training and conferences.


Good problem solver: able to frame and communicate complex issues into simple tasks.


Corporate awareness: actively supports corporate initiatives, understands how Golder works.


Influential: are known beyond their team and people seek their input or involvement


Networking: establishes good relationships with clients and staff, builds wide and effective networks Leadership: is emerging as a leader, has the ability and desire to lead small teams, actively supports corporate initiatives and promotes Golder’s culture


 

Apply before Sat Dec 15, 2018

 

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