Associate Geotechnical Engineer

Associate Geotechnical Engineer


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  • Posted 4 weeks ago

Associate Geotechnical Engineer required from September 2022. Location either Birmingham, Warrington, London or Milton Keynes. Other locations may be available to the right candidate.

Key Responsbilities

Proactively managing selected projects or components of projects, taking responsibility for quality assurance, health & safety and client feedback and ensuring effective communication of any changes/modifications
Directing and working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design
Providing both leadership and technical support and advice to project team members
Managing the production of analysis and design and ensuring compliance in the components of the project for which you have responsibility, including drawings, reports, specifications and studies
Identifying opportunities and driving implementation of re-engineering strategies to maximise the profitability of design components
Gaining a good understanding of the background of the client’s business and industry to facilitate building effective and enduring relationships and consolidating both company and personal credibility in the industry
Liaising with the Project Director or Manager and the client to keep informed of all developments associated with the project
Taking a proactive role in developing team members to their full potential
Communicating and directing team members to ensure that they understand, and become engaged with, sector/discipline business plans
Being familiar, compliant and able to undertake duties under the relevant H & S regulations and to promote a culture of awareness within the team

Qualifications & Experience:

Geology or Civil Engineering first degree.
Professionally Qualified (CGeol, MICE, MIMM)
Desirable Academic Qualifications – MSc/ PhD qualified in a ground related subject.

Essential Experience & Competencies:

Experienced in all stages of the projects, from initial feasibility through to construction supervision and advice
Experienced as team leader or manager and supervising more junior members of staff
To have a professional profile and reputation within the industry at a local level
Experienced with preparation of geotechnical / engineering geology aspects of bids and business development
Proven experience on large multi-disciplinary projects preferably in the UK
Experience in earthworks design, specification and implementation
Experience in foundation design, retaining wall design, slope stability analysis and the production of detailed design drawings and specifications
Expertise in the use of commercial geotechnical software and design tools
Experience in ground investigation design and implementation
Client facing with good motivational and people management skills with an ability to influence staff and clients particularly regarding technical issues
Be able to demonstrate a high level of knowledge and experience with regards to commercial aspects of projects
Team player, self-starter and a problem solver i.e. “Can-do” attitude

This is an inside IR35 role with excellent rates.

Must be eligble to work and live in the UK

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