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Engineering Geologist

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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

As an engineering geologist, you'll use detailed technical analysis of soil, rock, groundwater and other natural conditions, as well as the risk assessment of geological hazards, to determine the suitability of a site for construction development. You'll also identify and deal with geological factors and may work as an adviser to private and public bodies.

You may be involved with analysing sites and designs for environmentally-sensitive developments, such as landfill sites. By monitoring development areas and analysing ground conditions, you ensure that structures can be secure in the short and long term.

As an engineering geologist, you'll need to:

consult geological maps and aerial photographs to advise on site selection
assist with the design of built structures, using specialised computer software or calculations
collate data and produce reports
oversee the progress of specific contracts
plan detailed field investigations by drilling and analysing samples of deposits/bedrock
supervise site and ground investigations
visit new project sites
advise on and test a range of construction materials, for example sand, gravel, bricks and clay
make recommendations on the proposed use of a site and provide information
advise on problems such as subsidence
manage staff, including other engineering geologists, geotechnical engineers, consultants and contractors
attend professional conferences and represent the company or organisation at other events.


Relevant degree subjects include earth, physical, mathematical and applied sciences and engineering. In particular, the following subjects may increase your chances:

  • civil engineering

  • engineering geology and geotechnics

  • geology

  • geophysics

  • mining engineering.

  • Possess 2-5 years hands-on experience

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About the Company

EARTHPRO LIMITED was founded in Feb 2015 as an Engineering Firm and has become a reputable player in the Geosciences & Engineering field. The company is headed by team of highly qualified and experienced professionals in the Civil Engineering, Mechanical, Geosciences,Architectural, Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering with more than 30 years of cumulative experiences.

Our executive team is led by Pil Niru- Principal Geotechnical Engineer by profession with more than 10 years of field experience; Gary Whatmore- Geotechnical Engineer (Australian) with more than 25 years of Geotechnical Engineering experience; Sam Mapu, Lead Civil Engineer (PNG) with 10 years experience, Ditha Niab, Lead Designer( Architecture) with more than 15 years experience with design and construction. These key people have brought engineering and related skills acquired in diverse industry sectors and invested into the company which has driven the company’s portfolio to where it is now.

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