Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Mandaluyong City, Philippines Countrywide,Philippines
6d ago


Our People & Places Solutions business reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole.

From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

About the opportunity

As a geotechnical professional you will be provided with the opportunity to support the organization with technical leadership, organizational skills and development of geotechnical personnel in the business.

To excel in this role, strategic thinking and communication skills to influence positive outcomes, effective leadership, development of client relationships and technical delivery are key success factors.

Broader aspects of this position will require you to provide support in the coaching and mentoring of new and existing Jacobs personnel to promote knowledge sharing and technical excellence within the team.

Experience in geotechnical assessment, analysis and design, and be effective in problem-solving and knowledge sharing with strong relevant experience in :

Site investigations and testing methods

Geohazard identification, assessment and recommendations

Design and analysis of geotechnical solutions, including reclamations, ground improvement, embankments, slope stabilization, retaining walls, shallow and deep foundations, pavements, earthworks, among other geotechnical matters

Geotechnical factual, baseline, interpretive and design reports

To excel in this role key success factors will include :

  • Provision of technical quality and innovation;
  • Able to lead a team of junior and intermediate engineers on a wide range of design and design review projects.

  • Proven experience undertaking and project managing geotechnical field investigations and the use of associated geotechnical software;
  • Proven report writing skills;
  • Preparation of quotations, engagement of subcontractors, management and review of deliverables;
  • Demonstrate strong business acumen and client relationship skills that positively influence outcomes;
  • Have proven relevant effective project delivery experience;
  • Demonstrate a broad geotechnical competency;
  • Completes tasks in accordance with plans; and

    Verifies that the recommended approach or presented solution is correct and seeks guidance when the situation is unclear.

    Establish positive client relationships. Is proactive and anticipates client requirements. Takes personal responsibility for client satisfaction.

    Meets long term client needs.

    Shows genuine concern for clients’ needs, their emphasis on what is important and / or urgent and takes appropriate steps to meet their expectations.

    Follows through ensures that there is follow up on client enquires, request or complaints.

    Recognizes and acts on present issues.

    Deals honestly and fairly with others, showing consideration and respect.

    About you

    Relevant engineering degree.

    Experience working in a team environment.

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Sound experience in various areas of geotechnical investigation, analysis and design.

    At least 10-15 years geotechnical consulting experience.

    Sound understanding of relevant geotechnical standards and design software within areas of expertise.

    Sound interpersonal and technical management skills.

    Positive track record in client management and development in consulting.

    Ability to build & maintain strong client & team relationships.

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