Parsons Corporation Geotechnical / Geological Specialist in Northern Emirates, United Arab Emirates

Geotechnical / Geological Specialist


Northern Emirates, United Arab Emirates

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Parsons International

Geotechnical/Geological Specialist

Northern Emirates (Ras Al-Khaimah) – UAE

Through Parsons’ engineering and construction management services, we deliver innovative, safe and sustainable infrastructure in United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait.

Our focus is on delivering air, rail, road and highway transportation; water conveyance and/or wastewater treatment; and land development and public infrastructure to our clients and your communities.

Parsons creates interconnected communities and world class infrastructure.


Study site terrain (geological, hydrogeological and geotechnical) conditions.

Perform rock mass classification and characterization analysis from geotechnical collected data / field data.

Inspect cut slopes walls to check for signs of geotechnical stress, instability, rock fall or other hazardous conditions and make site specific rock mass joints measurements.

Perform slope stability analysis both globally and locally. Perform slope stability analysis with software like Slope/W, Talren, Unwedge, Swedge, Rockfall etc. or other geotechnical programs for analyzing instability mechanisms.

Collect, understand, install, analyze and interpret slope monitoring data from prisms, extensometers and inclinometers, and ground water data from piezometers.

Write weekly geotechnical summaries for presenting the slope stability issues due to blasting, cutting etc. Provide favorable recommendations for slope protection measures.

Write clear and concise technical reports based on findings on studies made. Communicate findings, issues, recommendations and solutions to excavators, Construction Manager and/or Resident Engineer.

Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


Degree in Geotechnical, Civil Engineering or related discipline.

At least 20 years of related experience in geotechnical construction supervision of roads, highway, bridges and associated infrastructure works.

Must have experience in rock cutting, slope stability and protection.

Preferably with related experience in Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, Oman or on constructions sites with rocky and hilly terrains.

Proficient with Slope/W, Talren, Unwedge, Swedge, Rockfall or other geotechnical programs for analyzing instability mechanisms.

Preferably fluent in English and Arabic.

Excellent technical report writing skills, and construction inspection skills.

Your future is calling!

Complete an online application and attach a comprehensive and latest copy of your CV.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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