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The Programme

Assist with site investigation planning and organizing based on the project requirements and site conditions identified by the desktop study.

What You Will Do

  • Desktop studies which involve consulting topographical and geological maps and aerial photographs to identify the expected ground conditions on-site.
  • Visual inspections of geological/geotechnical conditions on-site.
  • Soil profiling (including core logging and geological mapping of existing cuttings and surface outcrops).
  • DCP and other penetrometer testing.
  • Soil percolation testing.
  • Sampling for soil/rock tests.
  • Data collation of logs, soil profiles, and DCP tests, etc.
  • Basic analyses and interpretation of field and laboratory data.
  • Compilation of factual engineering geology reports.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Relevant geological degree (BSc Hons), preferably in Engineering Geology.
  • Registration as a Candidate Engineering Geologist with SACNASP would be advantageous.
  • 0-2 years of experience in the engineering geology field.
  • A flexible approach to work and prepared to spend appreciable time on site.
  • Be able to work by him/herself and take initiative where needed.
  • Teamwork – The ability to work with others.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Report-writing ability.
  • A good standard of fitness.
  • A driver’s license is also required.
Closed 6 months ago
Closed 6 months ago
  • Job type:Internships
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  • Locations:

    Gauteng (South Africa)

  • Closing Date:16th May 2020, 6:00 pm


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