Main Purpose of the Job
We are looking for an experienced Geotechnical Engineer with drive and enthusiasm, and who is able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of geotechnical engineering. You must be able to demonstrate experience in the design of shallow and deep foundations, retaining walls and slope stability and to have experience in the preparation of desk studies, and the design and reporting of ground investigations.
Main Duties and Responsibilities;
Duties will include preparation of desk studies and interpretative reporting, problem solving, foundation design and slope stability assessments.
Working knowledge of Word, Excel and advantageous if some experience of using slope analysis and/or geotechnical software.
Willingness to work both in the north and further afield.
Projects include rail, highways, infrastructure and development with clients including developers, major contractors, local authorities, major infrastructure suppliers and Network Rail.
Degree in engineering geology, civil engineering or similar.
Post graduate MSc in geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, soil mechanics, foundation engineering etc.
Minimum 2 years relevant post-graduate experience
Previous experience of an engineering organisation
Familiarity with common geotechnical design software
Excellent written and spoken English and a valid UK driving licence.