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Job Description

Company Description

Since first going into action in 1909, the BESIX Group has over the years grown into a multidisciplinary company with a leading position in its markets: construction, property development and concessions. BESIX Contracting specializes in construction, infrastructure and marine works, often in contracts with a high level of complexity. In Benelux and France, the Group’s regional affiliates BESIX Infra, Belemco, Cobelba, Jacques Delens, Vanhout, Wust and Lux TP ensure a strong presence and a local approach. With Franki Foundations, West Construct, Socogetra, Sanotec and Van den Berg, the Group offers specialist niche solutions for the building market like deep foundations, geo-engineering, road construction, water treatment and cable and pipeline construction.

Backed by our experience in our home markets, we have built up strong positions outside Europe. A typical example is the Middle East, where over a 50 year period we have built up an impressive portfolio. This diversification in activities and geography pays off by reducing our risk exposure.

Job Description

Being part of the geotechnical team of the Engineering Department in our Brussels HQ your main tasks are:

Participate in geotechnical aspects of BESIX projects

Advise sites and clients on geotechnical problems

Perform engineering and reporting for geotechnical aspects of BESIX projects worldwide

Suggest alternatives in tender stage and perform value engineering for geo-related matters

Follow-up our subcontractors for soil testing and foundation works

The projects you will work on include (but are not limited to):

Offshore and onshore geotechnical engineering

Definition of soil investigation program and interpretation of investigation results

Soil-structure interaction including FEM analyses

Slope stability in temporary and permanent conditions

Retaining structures such as sheet piles, retaining walls, nailing, etc..

Foundation engineering

Dewatering engineering


Degree as civil or industrial engineer in construction, geology engineer or geo-environmental engineering with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience

Fluent in Dutch and/or French. Professional working proficiency in English.

You are a specialist in your domain, continuously enhancing your in-depth knowledge in your field(s) of expertise

You possess excellent communication skills, an analytical mind and you are client focused

By working in an efficient and autonomous way on parts of large projects you ensure a high return investment and added value service

Additional Information

A career at BESIX is a lot more than just a job, it's about being part of our changing, innovative world, experiencing at first hand the challenging topics we have to face in the coming years. Being a part of the BESIX group is taking part in a very dynamic and entrepreneurial company with ambitious & innovative development plans. We are looking for different kinds of personalities, mindsets, backgrounds, genders, to build the iconic projects of tomorrow. With our purpose of Excel in creating sustainable solution for a better world, we are driving our company forward.

Are you ready to make an impact?

Working at BESIX means getting a lot of interesting benefits:

An attractive remuneration package including a salary in line with the market, flexible mobility advantages, teleworking, health & group insurance, meal vouchers, ….

A career enhancement programs that serve not only to ensure that you are constantly learning and improving but also that give you the possibility to expand your career horizon

A dynamic working environment with innovative colleagues supporting your endeavors (ideas, projects, goals, ambitions)

Possibility to work on complex projects both on local as an international environment

Remain locally anchored for the coming years or dare for an international career opportunity within the group