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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Scotland, United Kingdom


We are looking for a Senior Geotechnical engineer for our busy Scotland office. We are looking for someone with a minimum of 8 years experience, experience of managing larger projects and preferably team management.  Attractive benefits package including highly competitive salary is available for the right candidate. Our client is an Investors in People company and committed to continuous professional development

 Positions Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Site Investigation Design;
  • Competent in logging of soil & rock and the review of site investigation data to relevant British and European Standards;
  • Foundation Design;
  • Slope Design;
  • Factual and Interpretative Reporting;
  • Project management of medium to large scale projects;
  • Provide supporting role in the day to day management of the team;

 Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of 8 or more years previous experience in geotechnical / engineering consultancy;
  • An undergraduate honours degree is essential and an MSc is desirable;
  • The candidate should have considerable experience in geotechnical design and report delivery with minimal supervision;
  • A pragmatic approach to delivering ground engineering solutions for a variety of construction sites;
  • Experience of petrochemical sites is desirable;
  • Experience of offshore geotechnics is desirable;
  • Experience of geotechnical software such as Rock Science, Slope W, Limit State and Finite Element or equivalent is desirable;
  • Experience of foundation assessment and design for structures sensitive to settlement on deep estuarine silts and clays is desirable;
  • Experience of project management for medium to large projects, with minimal supervision is desirable;
  • Experience of day to day team management;
  • Chartered with the ICE or an equivalent professional body;
  • Experience of acting as a mentoring / supervising engineer (SCE) as part of an ICE training scheme is desirable;
  • A current driving licence is essential.

 Personal Attributes

  • Excellent written English and verbal communication skills.
  • Good numeracy and computer skills.
  • Capable of producing robust reports and reviewing the reports of others.
  • The ability to work as part of a team and to contribute to its leadership.


For more information please contact or call 0121 224 7952


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