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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

West Midlands, United Kingdom

Job Description

Our client is now one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. They bring together their 31,500 staff, based in more than 500 offices, across 39 countries to provide engineering and multidisciplinary services in a vast array of industry sectors, with a focus on technical excellence and client service.

The successful candidate will play an integral role in the delivery of geotechnical aspects on a variety of projects ranging from residential development schemes to large infrastructure and commercial development schemes. The successful candidate will take a lead in the day to day delivery of projects and will provide technical support to junior staff. They should also be prepared to develop new business and to maximize the potential of existing, established services. 


Candidate Profile



Key skills and experience should include:

• Demonstrable geotechnical design skills.

• Ideally a first degree in geology or engineering geology with a second degree in a geotechnical engineering discipline.

• Fundamental appreciation of how to manage ground risk at every stage of a project. 

• A good grasp of basic soil mechanics.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to generate high quality reports and design deliverables.
• Experience of working on design & build contracts is desirable.
• Experienced project manager able to lead technical (and potentially multi-disciplinary) project teams.
• Ability to provide technical leadership and mentoring to less experienced staff.
Ability to undertake technical reviews and provide constructive feedback to other members of the local team.
Understanding of other disciplines (ecology, contaminated land, waste, transport, flood risk and infrastructure / drainage) and their interface with geotechnics and the planning framework would be a desirable, but not essential
• Strong track record in managing time and fee.
• Demonstrable business development ability.

Their culture promotes a dynamic and collaborative approach to problem solving, delivering global best practice with a focus on selling value not time. They place real value on providing our people with a dynamic, challenging and rewarding place to work.

For more information please contact:

Chris Hoskin (/West Midlands/South West/Wales) - 07947884558


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