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FIELD TECHNICIAN POSITION

Date Listed: 19 December 2023

Closing date: 12 January 2024

Address: Cape Town, Western Cape

Job Type: Full time, permanent position

Salary: GPT salary structure

Start date: 01 February 2023 or as soon as possible

GPT requires the services of a Field Technician to be stationed at the Cape Town office.

Essential skills

Business and Professional aspects:

  • Effectively manage fieldwork onsite from start to completion (with appropriate equipment selected)
  • Plan and execute fieldwork, routine water, soil and rock sampling
  • Accurately and timely capture field data through form interfaces
  • Implement client safety management systems on each project
  • Communicate adequately with clients, client representatives, dealers or site owners on site where fieldwork is carried out
  • Ensure work quality meets and exceeds client expectations
  • Cost-effectively utilise, manage and maintain vehicles, equipment and PPE
  • Carry out any needs related/ad-hoc duties to ensure the general running of the company

Qualification and minimum requirements:

  • Matric Certificate
  • 3-5 Years’ fieldwork experience related to environmental impact assessments, hydrocarbon contamination assessments and groundwater would be beneficial
  • Valid driver’s license – non-negotiable
  • Has good practical knowledge of environmental industry field SOPs, QA/QC procedures and protocols
  • Should the applicant be in possession of any valid training related certificates related to the industry (e.g. first aid, firefighting, permit to work training, etc.) this will count in the favour of the applicant
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English
  • Be in good health (entry and annual medical examination will be mandatory)

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Adequate verbal and written communication and technical writing skills
  • Good communication skills to facilitate data transfer to project manager
  • Always on time to conduct fieldwork
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Also be able to work in a team environment
  • Planning, organising and execution of fieldwork site specific requirements

To apply submit your CV to cv@gptglobal.com. If we do not contact you within 14 days your application was unsuccessful.

 

GROUNDWATER MODELER POSITION

Date Listed: 27 October 2022

Address: Pretoria

Job Type: Full time, permanent position

Salary: GPT salary structure

Start date: As soon as possible                                                                               

 

GPT requires the services of a Groundwater Modeler to be stationed at the Pretoria office.

 

Essential skills

 

Qualification and minimum requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Geology / Hydrogeology / Environmental Science
  • Mathematical background – must have a working knowledge of elementary mathematics, especially linear algebra and matrix algebra
  • Chemistry background – must have a working knowledge of elementary chemistry, especially chemical reaction rate constants
  • Modelling insights – must have a working knowledge of the different types and use of modelling boundary conditions and available modelling packages
  • Modelling experience – must have completed at least 50 models with more than one software package
  • 10 years’ experience in environmental consulting
  • Valid driver’s license and own transport
  • Conversant in MS Office
  • Provide credible references

 

Professional aspects:

  • Provide specialist inputs in terms of formulating the conceptual site model
  • Provide reliable interpretation of complex field data
  • Involve in and develop and drive data management and presentation strategies
  • Prepare technical input and costing for tenders and provide specialist input in complex tenders and non-routine proposals
  • Develop templates and/or guidelines for data management implementation
  • Implement quality assurance and quality control protocol and review remediation projects and modelling reports
  • Provide specialist inputs to project management and execution
  • Provide reliable interpretation of complex data sets, i.e. complex site conceptualisation, interpretative report writing, high quality scientific reports
  • Attend client meetings at executive/decision-making level
  • Provide planning and technical direction for project managers/responsible persons
  • Recognised as expert in the field
  • Compile presentations to clients and present at conferences
  • Attend public participation meetings and IAP/regulator engagement

 

Business aspects:

  • Effectively follow strategies developed by management to reach targets and ensure productive hours are achieved
  • Ensure projects are completed within budget
  • Ensure work quality meets and exceeds client expectations
  • Plan and designate project resources within timeframes
  • Keep stakeholders informed during the entire project, from kick-off to completion
  • Ensure GPT and client SHEQ strategies implemented across unit
  • Manage change if and when change arisen using both client’s and GPT’s management of change procedures

 

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at a time while paying attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and technical writing skills
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Ability to work independently (with minimal supervision) and in a team
  • Planning, organising and execution
  • Be motivated to succeed

 

To apply submit your CV to cv@gptglobal.com. If we do not contact you within 14 days your application was unsuccessful.

ASSOCIATE HYDROGEOLOGIST POSITION

Date Listed: 02 November 2023

Address: Pretoria

Job Type: Full time, permanent position

Salary: GPT salary structure

Start date: 01 January 2024 or as soon as possible                                                

GPT requires the services of an Associate Hydrogeologist in the Inorganic Unit to be stationed at the Pretoria office.

Essential skills

Business aspects:

  • Effectively follow strategies developed by management to reach targets and ensure productive hours are achieved
  • Ensure projects are completed within budget
  • Ensure work quality meets and exceeds client expectations
  • Plan and designate project resources within timeframes
  • Keep stakeholders informed during the entire project, from kick-off to completion
  • Ensure GPT and client SHEQ strategies implemented across unit
  • Manage change when change arise using both client’s and GPT’s management of change procedures

Professional aspects:

  • Groundwater assessments and monitoring – more routine projects can have appropriate teams from other offices involved
  • Provide reliable interpretation of routine field data to formulate conceptual site model, with proof of originality, clear insight, and depth of understanding
  • Plan, and in some cases, lead fieldwork, routine water, soil and rock sampling
  • Perform field investigations and data evaluation including construction of basic conceptual models, with supervision
  • Prepare basic proposals for all routine types of work for any client
  • Attend client meetings in support of project manager, assist with compilation of presentations to clients, attend public participation meetings
  • Writing and reviewing of basic scientific reports for hydrogeological/contamination investigations

Qualification and minimum requirements:

  • Honours Degree (or higher) in Hydrogeology with 3-5 years’ experience in mining related groundwater studies
  • Proven track record of budgeting, managing subcontractors and completing projects profitably
  • Experience in environmental consulting, client interaction and dealing with clients directly
  • Experience in the writing of scientific reports is a prerequisite
  • Preference will be given to a registered professional scientist (earth sciences)

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and technical writing skills
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Ability to work independently (with minimal supervision) and to manage a team
  • Planning, organising and execution
  • Be motivated to succeed financially

To apply submit your CV to cv@gptglobal.com. If we do not contact you within 14 days your application was unsuccessful.

 

JUNIOR HYDROGEOLOGIST POSITION

Date Listed: 22 January 2024

Closing date: 11 February 2024

Address: Pretoria

Job Type: Full time, permanent position

Salary: GPT salary structure

Start date: 01 April 2024 or as soon as possible                                                      

 

GPT requires the services of a Junior Hydrogeologist to be stationed at the Pretoria office.

 

Essential skills

Business aspects:

  • Effectively follow strategies developed by management to reach targets and ensure productive hours are achieved
  • Ensure projects are completed within budget
  • Ensure work quality meets and exceeds client expectations
  • Plan and designate project resources within timeframes
  • Keep stakeholders informed during the entire project, from kick-off to completion
  • Ensure GPT and client SHEQ strategies implemented across unit
  • Manage change if and when change arisen using both client’s and GPT’s management of change procedures

Professional aspects:

  • Plan, and in some cases, lead fieldwork, routine water, soil and rock sampling
  • Assisting, and in some cases, leading the execution of site assessment and remediation activities on a variety of mining sites
  • Groundwater assessments and monitoring
  • Environmental impact assessments data collection
  • Drafting of routine monitoring/compliance reports based on data obtained from the field, for review by a senior consultant – with basic interpretation of field data
  • Clear communication of fieldwork activities, data and findings to a senior consultant and/or project manager

Qualification and minimum requirements:

  • Honours Degree in Geology / Hydrogeology
  • 0-2 years’ experience in environmental consulting
  • Valid driver’s license and own transport
  • Conversant in MS Office
  • Provide credible references

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at a time while paying attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and technical writing skills
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Ability to work independently (with minimal supervision) and in a team
  • Planning, organising and execution
  • Be motivated to succeed

 

To apply submit your CV to cv@gptglobal.com. If we do not contact you within 14 days your application was unsuccessful.

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