Senior Geotechnical Engineer

You will be responsible for providing technical and professional leadership as well as assisting others in the delivery of a range of geotechnical engineering design works including the following:

  • Designing and detailing of works including; Soil nails & rock anchors, Earth retention systems, Sheet piles, Secant piles, Excavation support systems, Foundations, Ground improvement schemes and Temporary works.
  • Interpreting ground investigations, identifying ground risks and providing technical solutions to mitigate identified risks.
  • Preparing and checking a wide range of technical reports including Desk Studies, Interpretative and Design reports including documents relating to the technical approval of highway structures under CG300.
  • Ensuring projects are designed to comply with current design codes and regulations including Eurocodes and British Standards.
  • Ensuring projects and site works comply with current H&S requirements and industry standards whilst promoting a culture of awareness.
  • Producing and assisting with the compilation of fee estimates / tender documents for the procurement of new work.
  • Working with our civil and structural departments to help deliver cross-departmental projects.
  • Travelling to and attending sites including commercial and domestic properties for the purposes of survey works, inspections, monitoring works, meetings, etc.
  • Working with industry partners/teams including Architects, Contractors, Local Authorities and Engineers to deliver projects to suit client requirements.

What you need to succeed:

  • Educated to degree level (MEng / BEng / BSc) in a Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering degree subject with geotechnical modules.
  • Preferably have chartered status with an accredited body (not essential where candidates exhibit sufficient experience)
  • Have a minimum 5 years’ relevant experience in a geo-structural design environment. (Less experience may be considered for the right candidate).
  • Significant geotechnical design experience including writing Geotechnical Design Reports and Earth Works Specifications (to CD622 and EC7).
  • Proficiency in the use of design software such as AutoCad, Masterseries, SCIA Engineer, WALLAP, QGIS, Civils 3D, is essential.
  • Be capable of working individually or as part of a wider team as lead engineer or assisting others.
  • Be conscientious with high standards, attention to detail and good written and oral communication skills.
  • Be competent in the use of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Keep up with industry innovations, undertake CPD to maintain a good knowledge of current construction & engineering practice.
  • Have a Full driving licence.

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Summary information

  • Location: Stoke-On-Trent
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: GeoTechnical
  • Salary: CIRCA £55,000
  • Published: September 7, 2023