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Assistant Geotechnical Engineer – Newcastle Upon Tyne

Excellent opportunity to join an award winning Geotechnical Team working on the design of some of the most exciting construction projects in the UK and worldwide.

Working closely with colleagues across our clients multi-disciplinary practice (in particular, Civil, Structural and Critical Systems teams), you will provide specialist consultancy input on projects across all sectors including Strategic Land, Education, Healthcare, Critical Systems, Industrial, Residential, Workplace and Retail.

In this wide-ranging role, you will design and oversee site investigations and risk assessments, geotechnical calculations and analysis, geotechnical design (shallow strips/pads, piled foundations, slope stability, retaining structures), specification and procurement.

Holding a degree (a BEng or preferably MEng in Civil Engineering or an appropriate BSc/MSc in Geology) with further post-graduate experience in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology (ideally with an appropriate MSc), you have at least 2 years’ professional experience in a range of geotechnical engineering work including retaining structures, shallow and deep foundations, slope stability, ground improvement and rock engineering.

To succeed in this role, you will also bring your experience of scoping, conducting and interpreting site investigations for a variety of civil and structural engineering schemes. You will provide internal advice throughout design stages on cost effective and appropriate geotechnical solutions. An understanding of geoenvironmental issues, including, contaminated land regulations would be useful but not essential.

Given the collaborative and client focussed nature of this role, excellent communication skills and experience of using your initiative and negotiating skills to overcome challenges are essential.00

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