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Geotechnical Engineer (Rail)

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Geotechnical Engineer (Rail)

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

As support to Egis projects within Egypt, the Geotechnical Engineer shall be responsible for providing the required technical support pertaining the Geotechnical Engineering activities, including feasibility studies, on-site field studies, site works supervision, and any other activities as needed ensuring full compliance with the project(s) requirements and applicable codes and standards.

Job description

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Preparation of terms of reference for geotechnical studies, geotechnical appraisal, factual and interpretative report
  • Experience in reviewing and evaluating field study results
  • Responsible for the site supervision of geotechnical in-situ and laboratory testing
  • Preparation and review of the geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring plans, construction impact assessment and geotechnical risk assessment.
  • Providing the required technical assistance for the design and construction works.
  • Plan, coordinate, monitor and report the progress of geotechnical field investigation with the subconsultants ensuring the works are done in accordance with the agreed schedule
  • Report and escalate any technical issues to the line manager.


The candidate should have:

  • University degree at minimum Bachelors level of a recognized Civil/Geotechnical Engineering Faculty
  • 5+ years of professional experience in the same field with Previous experience of Rail Projects is a plus.
  • Capable to demonstrate a sound understanding of Geotechnical Theory and solving problems using first principles.
  • Excellent communication and management skills and fluent in English and Arabic.
  • Good skills in organizing, scheduling and coordinating as a part of a team is required
  • Determined to act in a responsible way in business activities as well as in social and environmental impact.

Position location

Job location

Middle-East/North Africa, Egypt



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years