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Principal / Associate Geotechnical Engineer

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    £50,000 - £70,000
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  • Posted:
    1 year ago
  • Category:
    Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Consultant, Geotechnical Design Engineer, Geotechnical Director
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Our client are a successful multi-disciplinary consultancy providing planning and engineering design services to a wide range of clients across the UK. Workingacross a wide range of sectors including: Commercial, Residential, Health, Education and Defence. They pride themselves on delivering high quality engineering solutions utilising the latest design technologies to ensure that they consistently meet client’s expectations. With a successful track record spanning over 50 years, the business has a clear vision to continue to develop and grow through the recruitment and
retention of high calibre, dynamic and motivated employees who are passionate about their career development, thrive on responsibility and committed to delivering solutions fit for today’s modern construction environment.

In support of continuing growth, our client has positions for Geotechnical Engineers and Engineering Geologists to work with and support the civil and structural engineering teams. Dependent upon experience, they will consider candidates looking to be based in any of their current offices (Bristol, Cardiff, Plymouth and Winchester) from where they cover the whole of the UK.
This role represents an excellent opportunity for someone with talent and drive to be part of the existing team to grow and lead by example and create a successful and enjoyable work environment.


Role: Principal/Associate Geotechnical Engineer
Location: Bristol, Cardiff, Plymouth and Winchester
What you’ll bring to your new role as Principal/Associate Geotechnical Engineer
• A minimum of 10 years post graduate experience within the ground engineering sector.
• Experience in leading projects and representing your company in Design Team Meetings.
• The ability to manage and check work being undertaken by less experienced staff.
• Experience in costing and quoting for professional services.
• Competent in the design of foundations (ULS and SLS).
• Experience in the assessment and specification of ground improvement.
• Experienced in the design of earthworks, the assessment settlement, and slopes, using specialist analytical geotechnical
software .
• Experience in the design of soil retaining structures / ground reinforcement.
• Proficient in the preparation of technically accurate interpretive GIR’s, GDR’s and GFR’s.
• Presentation of work to the highest standards.
• Sound commercial and contractual judgement.

What’s on offer for you
• Competitive salary.
• 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
• Flexible working hours.
• Holiday Purchase Scheme.
• Employer provided life assurance and income protection schemes.
• Access to Company Pension with a generous employer contribution.
• Support towards training available via our Learning Pathways Programme.
• A friendly, modern office environment