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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

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Permanent Full-time
Engineering - Civil, Engineering - Mining
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LEIGHTON ASIA, established in 1975, is a leading international construction company, delivers a portfolio of high-profile infrastructure projects throughout Asia, operations specialize in civil engineering and infrastructure, rail, roads and tunnels, as well as building works.

We are a member of the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s largest leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner. Our Group Principles are Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery. Safety is more than a Principle, it underpins everything we do.

As a leading construction provider, Leighton Asia is what it is today because of our people. Our people are the key asset driving the business. One of the Group’s highest priorities is to create a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for all our people.

We invite high-calibre candidates to fill the following position in Singapore.



Job Duties

  • Assist overall design coordination of foundation works including diaphragm wall, bored pile, secant pile, RC pile, ground improvement, Structing, soil investigation etc.
  • Bored Pile – Design coordination on preliminary and working load test and interpretation report.
  • Review of shop drawing for foundation works including diaphragm wall, GFRP, piling, plunge-in-columns, ground improvement etc.
  • Coordinate authority submission approvals (Mainly LTA DBC) with specialist contractors, consultants and clients
  • Coordinate with LTA appointed specialist instrumentation contractor for monitoring of ground, building, tunnel, strutting etc.
  • Instrumentation monitoring to ensure construction team manages the ERSS within QP(D) design prediction and activates contingency measure if necessary.
  • Determine/confirm toe level for bored piles along with specialist contractor & QP(S) team.
  • Propose pile length based on the actual / expected rock encountered on site (Bukit Timah Granite/Jurong formation) and obtain clearance from QP(D)/QP(S).
  • Review internal designs/consultant designs and check for issues, threats or risks from geotechnical perspective.
  • Activate contingency measures to mitigate potential risks (recharge wells, fissure grouting etc.)
  • Assess safety related risks through data analysis, modelling ground water flows and rock structure analysis, etc.
  • Patrol the areas of operations to check for adherence to guidelines for safety and geotechnical specifications
  • Provide sign-off on designs from a safety perspective

 Job Requirements

  • Degree in Geotechnical/ Civil/ Mining Engineering
  • More than 8 years of Geotechnical engineering experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in the construction supervision for projects of similar scale and complexity

Interested parties, please apply with full resume stating present and expected salary in your application.  By submitting your personal data for recruitment purposes, Applicants understood and agreed that the Company may retain such personal data up to a period of two years for the recruitment of any suitable position within the Company.

Information provided will be treated in strict confidence. Applicants who are not invited for an interview within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful for the applied post.

For more information about Leighton Asia, please visit our Leighton Company Website.

How to apply

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