Latest Geohydrologist Job in South Africa

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A multinational, established consulting firm offering a multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental service.

Job Specification

Purpose of the JobThis is a senior level position in the consulting team and is regarded as a professional person in the delivery of Tailings services) in line with the engineering products.

Position reports to Divisional Leader Tailings

Key Performance Areas· Functional Output· The properties of tailings.· The behaviour of tailings.· The means of construction of tailings deposits.· The operation and management of deposits.· Closure of deposits..·

Project Management & Technical Expertise·Continued development of key skills in Project Management of engineering Projects· Participation in professional development activities·Continued professional development in support of professional engineers registration· Business Development· Identify potential engineering business opportunities / clients for engineering services· Follow up and act on market trends and engineering development·Follow engineering business development plan· Business Systems· Participate and promote business systems· Participate in the development and implementation of engineering systems, tools and protocols in line The companyBusiness Unit· Active part of the Golder engineering team· GIAMS· Healthy & Safety· Act as and custodian of Heath and Safety best practice in the engineering field· Health and safety performance indicators in line with target· Innovative and Technical Excellence· Identify and implement opportunities to apply engineering expertise· Implement Projects that contain elements of the core engineering expertise· Financial· Positive financial contribution· Execute projects in accordance with financial target in terms of profitability· Manage debtors in accordance with targetsSkill set· Positive Attitude & mutual respect for team members· Negotiation skills and ownership attitude· Work in a group and independently,·Time management, deadline and solutions driven· Good communication (verbal and written)· Experience in Project Management or ConsultingAdvantageous Computer Literacy Special request· MS Word, MS Excel & MS PowerPoint· AutoCAD and associates 3D Software· Slide· Adobe Pro / Visio (advantages)· Own Vehicle

Success AttributesOwnership attitude: thinks and acts for the company’s best interest and sustainability, actively promotes cultureClient focused: excellent clients relationship, built strong client base, broad understanding of services and client needs, being a“solution” provider to client and colleagues comfortable with being the face of point of contact, ability to develop business andcross-sell Technical expertise: has crafted a niche of technical excellence or service excellenceActively seeks feedback: recognizes the value of feedback in helping them develop as a leaderInfluential: visible leader of a part of our business colleagues respect their ideas and opinionsGood judgement: displays diligence and judgment in decision w.r.t risk and/or financial impact prioritize challenges, competing interestsInnovative: able to suggest alternatives, challenges the status quo to meet clients and company needsStrong mentor/role model: inspires junior staff, is pursued as a mentorTrusted project manager:Consistently manages projects and/or tasks well, able to communicate with teamsTechnical expertise: creating an area of technical speciality or service, highly skilled and respected in their fieldGood problem solver: able to frame and communicate complex issues into simple tasksCorporate awareness: actively supports corporate initiatives, understands how Golder works and actively supports corporate initiativesMentoring: informal guidance and career development of junior staff

The Person
Core Competencies / Skills Qualification, Experience / Knowledge· Leadership Skills· Business Acumen & Integrity· Accountability & Ownership· Problem Solving & Analytical· Communication & Interpersonal Skills· Good Judgement· Relevant Degree in the Engineering field – PR ENG
Min 10 years + experience

· Legislation related to Engineering / Environment· Financial Knowledge· Member of South African and regional professional engineersassociation advantageous·

Locations: South Africa
Location City: Johannesburg
Industry Sector: Environmental
Disciplines: Engineering / Production

Type: Permanent
Ref: CPT-2576
Contact: Emanuele Lemme
Date Posted: 31 August 2010

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