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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Job Type
£45000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Excellent flexible benefits
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Date Added
March 28th, 2024

Our Client is one of the leading Consultancies in the world with and has a reputation for excellent service and fist class delivery of quality work in their field. They are looking for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join their expanding team either in their new Manchester of London offices. This will be hybrid role and office attendance depends on the state of the project and need to liaise with other departments on the projects. With some of the best and most interesting projects our client has an excellent variety to broaden your knowledge and experience and enhance your career.

With experience in a similar role you will work on a portfolio of different projects, expanding the capability in the region and supporting the ongoing activities of a leading multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy.

Core responsibilities

  • Providing geotechnical support to the wider business including:

Geotechnical design, preparation of supporting calculations, reports and specifications related to foundation design, earthworks, slope engineering, retaining wall design, underground excavations, ground treatment and ground investigation.

  • Responsibility for small projects and reviewing the work of externally procured consultants working on larger more complex projects
  • Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of a project team including allocating and checking work and providing feedback on performance.
  • Coordinates activities with colleagues and team members to meet deadlines and achieve set targets in the most effective and efficient way
  • Ensures junior team members are adhering to delivery standards and ensures essential procedures are followed based on knowledge of own industry.
  • Provides recommendations on resourcing (people) requirements for specific projects to more senior team members
  • Leads the development and submission of proposals for routine, low risk projects and contributes to the development of proposals for moderately complex projects
  • Develops business by maintaining client relationships and ensuring client loyalty and repeat work through excellent customer service and delivery.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • First degree in a relevant engineering / geological field, together with a recognised postgraduate Geotechnical qualification
  • At or working towards Chartered status with the ICE, IMMM or the Geological Society.
  • Actively working towards or already at 'ROGEP' accreditation Take responsibility for personal development and support the learning of others.
  • Experience of geotechnical design of earthworks, slopes, retaining walls, underground structures, building structures, ideally in a variety of sectors. Experience in the rail sector would be a particular advantage.
  • Experience in preparation and checking of well-presented design calculations, notes, reports and general correspondence
  • You will be conversant with Eurocodes and leading industry analysis and software for the design of slopes and retaining walls
  • Experience in preparing, running and interpreting finite element packages such as 'RS2' and/or 'PLAXIS' would be a distinct advantage
  • Experience and understanding of multi-disciplinary design process
  • A knowledge of practices and procedures used within the water, transportation and/or energy sectors would be an advantage
  • Experience of managing small projects beneficial
  • Supervising, mentoring or developing less experienced engineers
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment.
  • Commercial awareness in dealings with clients, proposals and projects.
  • Learning agility, actively learning through experimentation and experience and seeking ways to grow and to be challenged

Excellent progression and benefits are offered in this exciting company.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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