Principal Geotechnical Engineer
Accra, Ghana
5d ago

Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to work for a well-established consulting business?

Do you have a wealth of experience within Geotechnical Engineering?

My client is a well-established and successful consulting business which due to their continue growth and success is looking for a Principal Geotechnical Engineer to join their established team in Ghana.

This role would require the individual to relocate to Ghana, my clients offers a great relocation package including private schooling for young families.

This role is a great steppingstone for someone looking to work their way up to a Practice Leader position in the future.

My client is looking for individuals with a strong geotechnical background who have experience in working on tailings dams or tailing storage facility projects in the mining industry.

If you have a strong technical background as well as experience working with clients, this could be a great opportunity for you.


As Principal Geotechnical Engineer, you will provide engineering leadership in keeping with your senior role. You will also :

  • Play a key role in the design and construction of Tailings Dams, Waste Storage Facilities (WSF) and Tailing Storage Facilities (TSF) for mining operators.
  • Manage a team of 8 personnel consisting of civil engineers, hydraulic engineers and technicians.
  • Contribute your experience in the wider operations environment with a focus on safety.
  • Have a strong focus on strategic systems and knowledge development for continued improvement.
  • Have a strong desire to progress within the business and build a career.
  • The ideal candidate

    My client is a strong believer in supporting individuals with potential and will be looking for someone who is looking to grow their career with the company.

    The ideal candidate will also have :

    A wealth of experience within Geotechnical Engineering with strong experience in the design and construction of tailing dams and tailings storage facilities in the mining industry.

  • Civil Engineering degree or Geotechnical Engineering degree equivalent
  • A strong background in working for a consultancy with experience of consulting for operators in the mining industry.
  • It would be desirable to be a Registered Professional Engineer with membership of professional bodies related to geotechnical engineering, tailing / water dams, and international mining
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an extremely well-established company that is looking to expand. If you would like a role with plenty of opportunity to progress, please apply to be considered.

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