Senior Geotechnical Engineer


This is leadership role ensuring compliance with relevant HSE policies, procedures, objectives and regulations and the commitment to achieving Zero Harm through safe behaviours.

Main responsibilities:

  • Development and execution of a geotechnical management plan, including monitoring programmes for mining operations and access roads.
  • Providing hands on operational support for geotechnical data collection, analysis and integration into mine plans
  • Performing geotechnical data interpretation, assessment and modelling work to support mine design recommendations
  • Develop or acquire a geotechnical database for the mining operation and maintain and validate data within the database
  • Assisting with development and implementation of the slope and dump management plans in line with geotechnical safety standards
  • Take part in Succession Planning within the MRM Team by training and mentoring of Geotechnical geologist and Technicians


  • Degree in engineering geology, geotechnical engineering
  • More than 5 years of experience in large scale mining operations
  • Ability to run industry standard geotechnical software (ie Dips, Slide)
  • Solid understanding of Mine design
  • Experience in Leapfrog and Surpac is preferable
  • Fluent verbal and written English, French is an advantage


  • Work location - SMD LEFA (Lero, Guinea)
  • 8 weeks on - 4 weeks off rotational basis
  • Competitive package of salary, benefits and annual bonus scheme

For more information, interested persons can contact: Vladislava Polanskaia

posted: 05 September 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.