Geotechnical Engineer

Employer
SSA Recruitment Ltd.
Location
Luton, Bedfordshire, South East
Salary
55000.0
Posted
Jan 07, 2022
Closes
Feb 04, 2022
Ref
2862366180
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Other
Geotechnical Engineer Foundation Solutions Luton £50k-£60k

About the Client: Our client provides design and build valued engineering foundations solutions from their in house team of chartered structural & geotechnical engineers. Their service offering covers, Piling, Groundworks & Civils, Reinforced concrete foundations and structures.

About the Role:

  • Can work with our structural engineering team to determine the most economical foundation solution for a project
  • Has a deep understanding of the behaviour of clay soils in determining if clay heave if will occur.
  • Has experience of identifying the need for different types of foundations i.e. trench fill foundations, ground improvement, soil stabilization, vibro stone columns, different type of piles.
  • They do not need to be an expert in designing these elements, as once we have identified the optimal solution, we can go to service providers for detailed design/quotes.
  • Understanding of ground contamination, specifically ground gases, and how they affect our foundation design.
  • Has confidence to specify further site investigation to clarify assumptions in design, i.e further boreholes, further Atterberg testing etc…
  • Experience dealing with warranty providers in gaining acceptance of Geotechnical solutions proposed

The ideal applicant will be able to demonstrate the following qualifications / experience / aptitude:

  • Ideally hold Chartered status
  • Plays an active role in either the ICE or Geological Society, attending presentations and courses, staying up to date with the latest developments within the industry.
  • Has a deep understanding of soil mechanics and ground improvement technics
  • Clear communicator
  • Has confidence and authority
  • Can be client facing

About the Benefits: You will receive and excellent salary along with additional benefits