Geotechnical Engineer - Maldives Project

Date: Apr 29, 2024

Location: Maldives, Maldives, MV

Company: Afcons Infrastructure Limited

Afcons Infrastructure Limited is an Indian multinational construction and engineering company based in Mumbai. The company provides infrastructure services and is involved in the construction of infrastructure projects such as viaducts, flyovers, metros, bridges, pipelines, roads, ports, barrages, oil and gas projects etc

Roles and Responsibilities 01

Confirmatory Stage Designs

  • Preparing design and engineering proposals for shallow & deep foundations, ground Improvements, slope stability, deep excavation support systems, geotechnical investigations, and other geotechnical solutions for infrastructural Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) works

    Geotechnical Structures Design
  • Designing geotechnical structures, coordinating with the Department of Design and Construction, and carrying out parallel analysis to propose optimized solutions.
  • Ensuring quick deliveries and providing remedies to site execution related issues.
  • Interacting with client, Project Management Consultant (PMC) and proof checkers for amicable resolution of design issues.
  • Visiting sites for resolving disputes with clients and consultants.
  • Assisting superiors in geotechnical function for all technical activities and designs of the group.

    Tender Design and Document Review
  • Understanding the geotechnical scopes of the Tender.
  • Identifying potential geotechnical risks and provide remediation.
  • Assisting in identification of external expert for possible outsourcing design and technical services.
  • Preparing specifications for the geotechnical proposals including geotechnical investigations.
  • Critically reviewing design proposals from Anchor Designer and identifying geotechnical feasibility.
  • Delivering optimized quantities that can win the bid.
  • Assisting geotechnical superiors in all technical activities of the group.

Roles and Responsibilities 02

Employee Engagement

  • Emphasis on Afcons Culture of achieving enhancement in terms of Project Management, Operational Excellence, and Continuous Leadership Development with increased level of engagement that would lead to vibrant AFCONS enabling to be a Learning Organization, with Collaboration, Creativity, Innovation, Employee Wellness, Motivation and Commitment as its Pillars.
  • Emphasis on Grooming, Mentoring, and providing timely assistance to subordinates for enhancing their performance through Role Clarity and addressing employee grievances
  • Providing inputs and support for succession planning for critical roles and employee engagement initiatives.

    Developing Personal Skills and Competencies / Engaging self with Superiors and Subordinates for Career Development Plan
  • Undertaking proactive measures for Self-development and Subordinate Development.
  • Ensuring Role Clarity, Targets, Key Result Areas (KRAs) are set and discussed with Superiors and Subordinates.
  • Striving for excelling Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities on the given job roles for completions of assigned tasks.
  • Ensuring open communication with superiors and subordinates and all the stakeholders for work related and personal grievances.
  • Expansion of technical skills through continuing education courses and outside seminars, webinars, and self study.
  • Identifying Leaning Need Areas and nominating self and subordinates for appropriate Training Programs.

Educational Background
Expression - Conversational Ability
Judgement & Maturity
Alertness & Enthusiasm
General Appearance / Personality
Job Knowledge / Experience

Key Objective of the Job Position

•    Developing cost-effective geotechnical design layouts based on construction requirements and specifications adhering to established Design Guidelines and Procedures.
•    Performing Civil Design Analysis and calculations as per project requirements, determining construction cost and material estimates based on civil designs.
•    Performing Field Surveys and Investigations to prepare Engineering Drawings.
•    Reviewing Project Plan and determining the design feasibility and constraints using latest software and technologies to develop effective designs and managing design projects within allotted timelines and budgets.

Education Qualifications

Educational Essential: MTech (Geotechnical)
Educational Desirable: PhD in Geotechnical

Computer Software Proficiency

Plaxis, Wallap, Slide, A-Pile, L-Pile, GRLWEAP, AutoCAD, MS.Excel designs, RS software and other equivalent software

Experience Range

04 -10 years of experience in Construction Sector.

Work Environment

Spending most of their time indoors in offices and occasionally project site visit to coordinate and resolve design related issues. May need to work extended hours on Computers using various software. May need to sustain pressure well. May need to work closely with Superiors, Geotechnical Head and External Design Consultant.