Geotechnical Engineer Education and Job Requirements

Geotechnical Engineer Requirements

The job of a geotechnical engineer is very interesting, as it encompasses a host of varied responsibilities in a challenging environment. A geotechnical engineer basically deals with the study of a soil in a location, or a structure or the spread of a landscape using advanced engineering skills and equipments. He/she either works for a public institution or a private organization. A lot of mechanics and its application is involved in this job. The study of physical environment by the geotechnical engineer is done in a detailed format and is documented thoroughly. The points below would indicate the education and job requirements for this post.

Education requirements:

  • Graduation in civil engineering with first class honors.
  • Master’s in civil engineering with specialization in geotechnical engineering.
  • Certified training in the application of geotechnical equipments.
  • Certified training using relevant engineering software packages.

Job requirements:

  • Gathering and sorting of data and its statistical analysis with proper documentation.
  • Studying the details of the project specification and recommending changes, if required.
  • Having knowledge of the environmental and other statutory regulations.
  • Superior team player and excellent coordination skills.
  • Be able to work both indoors and outdoors.

The points mentioned above are guidelines for a company to focus on the right person for the post.

Category: Construction Education Requirements

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