Principal Geotechnical Design Engineer

Employer
PWS Technical Services LTD
Location
Luton, Bedfordshire, South East
Salary
65000.0
Posted
Dec 31, 2021
Closes
Jan 18, 2022
Ref
2715746563
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Industry
This challenging and exciting opportunity requires a highly experienced and driven Principal Geotechnical Design Engineer possessing at least 10+ years UK experience working in a senior or lead design capacity from the piling, foundations, or ground engineering sector.

Our client is a leading specialist civil and ground engineering contractor, and has earned an enviable reputation for quality, innovation and customer service. The company offers a range of geotechnical, piling and foundation engineering design and construction services to clients within highways and roads, rail, energy, environmental, civil engineering, infrastructure and multi-utilities. Our client works collaboratively and takes pride in maintaining exceptionally high standards in technical ability, quality management, safety, training and environmental practice. In turn, this enables the company to provide all their clients with the most efficient, reliable and value-engineered solution, regardless of a project size or location.

Due to continued growth and an ambitious expansion plan, our client wishes to appoint a Principal Design Engineer to join the business. The position will be a mixture of working from home and the companys South East head offices, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a dynamic team on a wide range of infrastructure, civil, roads, rail, energy, nuclear and telecom projects.

The Role

Accountable for a broad base of design including deep foundations, steel and concrete piled foundations, retaining structures, and slope stability analysis and design

Liaise with clients and external consultants to successfully deliver projects to a high standard from concept stage to construction

Mentor and lead a group of Geotechnical Design Engineers

Actively promote and demonstrate the groups core values through your daily work, and look to co-operate and communicate with other staff across the business and all relevant teams in the ideology of adding most value in every area to assist in the efficient and successful design of all schemes

Participate in regular review meetings with the relevant teams, developing a pro-active focus upon client expectations and contract design delivery

Ensure that designs adhere to policies in line with business objectives, and ensure the company complies with legal requirements and best practice procedures

The Person

An enthusiastic, motivated and professionally qualified Engineer striving for geotechnical excellence in the sector, possessing experience in a lead or senior position responsible for the design of piled foundations, piling and retaining structures projects

You will possess a good knowledge of piling, and deep and shallow foundation designs to Eurocode 7, gained from either a consultancies or contractors, and offer excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience of utilising industry piling and foundation design software would be advantageous

An attractive basic salary plus extensive benefits package is on offer for the successful candidate, along with security of work given the companys commitment to growth and a forward order workload.

We are committed to equal opportunities. We wish to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and appointed solely on their suitability for the post irrespective of race, gender, age, disability, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, marital/civil partnership status, religion/belief or nationality.