Chief Geotechnical Engineer

Employer
Binnies
Location
England,
Posted
Jan 01, 2022
Closes
Jan 22, 2022
Ref
2780633726
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Binnies are recruiting a Chief Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing Water Consultancy business.

The team consults, delivers and manages geotechnical engineering for Critical Human Infrastructure projects in the Water and Flood Risk Management sector for clients including The Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, Local Authorities, Water Utility Companies.

The candidate for this role should have an aspiration to follow a technical career and have experience in the geotechnical design of civil infrastructure schemes.

The ability to travel to Client offices and project sites is essential.

Key Responsibilities

· Mentor junior staff

· Line management of staff

· Support business development activities

· The design and preparation of documentation for ground investigations,

· Site supervision of ground investigations,

· Collation and interpretation of the results of ground investigations,

· Preparation of sections and drawings illustrating geological conditions,

· Design of engineering solutions for earthworks, foundations, slopes and retaining structures,

· Check and review of others geotechnical work

· Promotion of the geotechnical team internally and externally.

Qualifications/Requirements

You should possess and be able to demonstrate the following qualifications, skills and knowledge:
  • Proven track record of staff management
  • Experience of business development

· Proven geotechnical experience within a range of sectors - D&B experience would be an advantage
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team of internal professionals, and third party asset owners, stakeholders, technical officers and contractors
  • Motivated to work on flood and coastal risk management and water projects, experience is preferable
  • Experience of working on projects at appraisal, outline design, detailed design and constructions stages is preferable
  • Understand the importance of budget and programme control
  • Collaborative individual that helps to build strong effective teams
  • Ability to liaise with internal and external clients to develop relationships across the business
  • Proactive and methodical approach to problem solving as an individual and as part of a team with a desire to find a solution
  • Be driven to develop and improve your technical skills and advance your career.


Benefits
  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible working (part time available, remote working)
  • Flexible benefits e.g. buy/sell annual leave, varying pension contributions, options for private healthcare