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Job Description

Stand out points:

Key leadership position

Office based position with some travel as required

Be part of a dynamic, growing and reputable organisation

About Us

Knight Piésold is a specialised international consulting firm offering engineering and environmental services in Mining, Environment, Hydropower, Water Resources, and Roads & Construction Services. We are proud of the longstanding relationships we have with our clients and delivery of exceptional services on a global scale.

The Role

We are seeking an experienced civil / geotechnical design engineer to join our team in Accra. You will be responsible for the detailed engineering associated with the design and construction of geotechnical and / or water management infrastructure on assigned mining related projects.

The Principal Engineer is responsible for managing the design services within the Ghana office and to assist the Regional Manager with business development activities as required. The Principal Engineer will contribute to the technical advancement of the team through facilitating the development of staff and assisting with recruitment of skilled team members as required

This role will be largely office based however regular travel to remote sites will also be required.

Our Ideal Candidate

You will be degree qualified in Civil or Environmental Engineering, have worked at least 10 years in a similar role with mining industry exposure and will ideally possess:

Geotechnical design (dams, bulk earthworks) expertise.

A design / technical focus.

A high level of attention to detail.

A strong ability to prioritise tasks.

A demonstrated ability to maintain strong relationships with stakeholders.

Excellent project management skills.

The desire and ability to mentor and develop junior engineers.

Excellent communication and reporting skills.

Flexibility to travel both interstate and internationally including remote sites on occasion.

Knight Piésold offers excellent remuneration packages and a competitive range of benefits including performance bonus incentive programs.