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Geotechnical Engineer

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Geotechnical Engineer

Contract type

Project contract

Contract duration (in months)

6 months (Initial Period)

Job description

Egis got awarded with a geotechnical and geological campaign supervision in Papua-New-Guinea.


The main activities will consist in monitoring the drilling activities (log, coring, labelling, etc…), preliminary lithology and witnessing the taking of the samples, in order to ensure the final Client that the campaign has been properly undertaken and that the results are reliable for the design to be performed.


Job Description :

  1. Issue daily report of the activities.
  2. Participation in the final reporting of witnessing the operations.
  3. Witnessing of:
  • Coring operations and the minimum disturbances of the cores,

  • Placing the cores in the boxes, labeling, and protecting,

  • Core loggings and the preliminary lithology ‘reading’,

  • Photographs of the cores with relevant commentaries (added by EGIS);

  • Sampling and protection of samples,

  • The test program that will be proposed by the Laboratory contractor.




  • A degree qualified engineer (Bachelor or Master degree in Geotechnical Engineering or Geology)
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in Geotechnical Engineering or Geological Engineering for the above scope of activities in the oil and gas or mining industries


  • Job will be performed on site in PNG on a basis of a 6/2 roster.
  • Mobilization shall start in August 2024 for an initial period of 6 months
  • Assignment could be extended. Possibility to join Egis design office (for design or supervision in Indonesia or in Asia Pacific) at the end of this assignment.

Position location

Job location

Oceania, Papua - New Guinea


Port Moresby

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required

6-10 years