Geotechnical Design Engineer

Yorkshire and the Humber, United Kingdom
£25,000 - £35,000

Title - Geotechnical Design Engineer

Location - North Yorkshire

Key duties will include:

- A good understanding of geological principles as they relate to engineering practice, including knowledge of standard engineering geological logging and mapping procedures

- Ability to analyse site investigation data to produce valid interpretative models for use in engineering design

- Ability to design and schedule site investigations appropriate to development or design requirements

- A good understanding of geomechanical principles and their application, including some or all of: 
Soil mechanics and foundation design
Rock mechanics and rock mass behaviour
Slope stability and slope remediation
Groundwater behaviour

- Project management

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

- Must have experience working in a design environment.

- Experience both on site and in the design office is preferred.Experience in the rail and/or tunnelling sectors would be advantageous.

- Must have a degree in civil engineering

- Preferably an MSc in either Engineering Geology or Geotechnical Engineering

- CGeol or CEng would be desirable but not essential

- Good reporting and communication skills in both personal and written form

- Ability to manage own time; other engineers and technicians; SI subcontractors

- Be familiar with either UK standards or equivalent Eurocodes

- Sound understanding of CDM Regulations, specifically the designer’s requirements

- Sound understanding of requirements regarding the design risk assessment process

- Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team


For more information contact Chris Hoskin: 07947 884 558

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