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Specific Job Descriptions (BRRL)

Post : Assistant Engineer (Soil Investigation Division)

Wing : Technical Services

Circle : BRRL

Division : Soil Investigation

Personnel specifications :

The post holder must meet the general requirements of an Assistant Engineer as specified in the RHD Management Manual and as per recruitment rules.

He should undertake specific training/higher studies in Soil Mechanics.

Duties and responsibilities :

In addition to the RHD Management Manual, the specific duties relating to this position are detailed below:

1. Carry out field soil investigations departmentally or by outsourcing for major embankments, embankments on soft ground and foundation of bridge/culverts.

2. Assist the EE/SDE to identify the areas of research work required in soils & foundation engineering & prepares proposal for obtaining approval and budgets for research.

3. Assist RHDTC in providing training on soil investigation.

4. Assist to arrange tests for which testing facilities are not available in the Zonal/Field Laboratories.


For duties associated with each grade of personnel see


Updated on : 1/12/2003