Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Principal Geotechnical Engineer


  • Contract
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 1 week ago

Reporting to the Team Leader / Line Manager, you will be accountable for managing components of projects, working in collaboration with other design disciplines and providing technical input to projects. T

The role will mainly involve managing projects or components of projects, taking responsibility for own resource and potentially resource allocation of others, managing subcontractors, quality assurance and client feedback and ensuring effective communication of any changes/modifications.

Qualifications & Experience:
• BEng in Civil Engineering with a geotechnical bias
• MSc / MEng in Geotechnical Engineering or similar
• Chartered Professional (CEng/ CGeol)

Essential Experience & Competencies:
• Well-rounded geotechnical design experience including foundations (shallow foundation and piles), retaining walls and slope stability assessments.
• Proven experience acting as a senior / principal geotechnical engineer with substantial experience.
• Post-graduate experience in most aspects of projects, including planning, supervising and design, together with examples of applying standards and technical knowledge in projects.
• Earthworks design, specification and implementation.
• Experience in ground investigation design and implementation.
• Experience in the use of routine geotechnical design programs such as VDISP/PDISP, WALLAP, SLIDE, REPUTE and SlopeW.
• Good motivational and people management skills with an ability to influence staff and clients particularly regarding technical issues.
• Experience and understanding of the needs and approaches to engineering consultancy and design markets, including relationships with clients, work planning and commercial management.
• Excellent report writing skills with the ability to self-check and produce accurate deliverables.
• Flexible to travel for short assignments.
• Ability to work within large multi-disciplinary engineering teams.

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