Position title
Geo-Tech Expert

Invitation for Registration on the Consultant Database

The Urban Development Corporation (UDCORP) under its mandate of encouraging and assisting Local Authorities in planning urban growth and development as well as improving the standards of living of general populace of Zimbabwe through the development of proper housing and related infrastructure seeks the services of a Geo-tech Expert to support creation of different spatial development plans.


The Consultant should have the capacity to deliver the following:

  • Planning, directing and conducting investigative work to analyse the likely behaviour of soil and rock when placed under pressure by proposed structures, and designs above and below ground foundations.
  • Ensuring all geotechnical data is sourced in an accurate and useful manner
  • Performing geotechnical site investigations and analyses.
  • Assisting Engineers with producing engineering reports, plans and specifications.
  • Preparing of drawings and/or provision of information to draughting staff in order for them to produce plans and drawings.
  • Conducting site assessments to determine appropriate location for structures or foundations.
  • Ensures all geotechnical data is sourced in an accurate and useful manner

The Consultant must have the following experience and skills:

  • A degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Geotechnology related masters is an added advantage.
  • Must have knowledge in Geotechnical Software such as Mapinfo, Surpac, and extensive practical knowledge in structural geology.
  • At least 5 years experience
Date posted
March 19, 2020

Submission of Applications and closing date

Suitable candidates are required to submit an Expression of Interest including the following: Curriculum Vitae and at least 2 referees who can vouch for the quality of your previous work. Please send by email to recruitment@udcorp.co.zw on or before 30 March 2020, at 1600hrs with heading: DEVELOPMENT PLAN PROJECTS – GEOTECHNICAL/GEOLOGICAL SPECIALIST.

NB: Please note that whilst all applicants will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified women are especially encouraged to apply. Please further note that although we value all applications, we unfortunately can only respond to short listed candidates.

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