Principal Geo-Environmental Engineer

Cowbridge, CF71
Jan 20, 2022
Feb 01, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
About Amey
Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that's why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition, you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer
The role;
Due to increased workload we are seeking to recruit a Principal Geo-Environmental Engineer. The successful candidate will lead a team to ensure the delivery of all project requirements on time, within budget and to the client's specifications.

This role will offer the opportunity for the right candidate to innovate and use the latest technology to develop themselves and the projects they work on. We are continuously working hard to collaborate with clients and sub-contracts to ensure we are successful in the objective of improving the world we live in.
In a typical week you will:
  • Undertake a wide range of Geo-Environmental Project design work
  • Scope, plan and manage effective ground investigations to facilitate all project design requirements
  • Progress projects through preliminary and detailed design with particular emphasis on client requirements
  • Prepare and check engineering designs, calculations, and manage the production of design documents for issue to the client
  • Prepare and check human health, controlled waters risk assessment and waste assessment calculations, and manage the production of design documents for issue to the client
  • Supervise team members including engineers, senior engineers, senior technicians and assistant and graduate engineers
  • Liaise with clients, maintaining a strong client relationship, and ensure their requirements are effectively communicated to the team
  • Assist with contract preparation together with project planning and programming.
  • Project administration reporting to Line Management including monitoring programme delivery, resources and budgets
We want to hear from you if:
  • Chartered Geologist (C. Geol or equivalent)
  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Geology or Engineering Geology or equivalent in, environmental or chemistry disciplines (with strong Geo-Environmental technical ability and experience)
  • Computer literate and thoroughly conversant with MS office suite and various human health and controlled waters risk assessment modelling tools
  • Broad capability in geo-environmental site investigation, risk assessment, asbestos assessment, remediation design, Verification reporting and waste management.
  • Excellent knowledge of statutory processes and technical standards
  • Knowledge of current Health and Safety Legislation and CDM Regulations
  • Significant and demonstrable experience in rail and/or highways
  • Good experience of the co-ordination of the design process and team management
In return:
Our rewards make us better people here at Amey Consulting. If you're happy, you'll think better. It's a simple formula but one that puts your wellbeing as a top priority, that's why we've worked hard to build a reward and benefits program that puts you first, including.
  • Competitive salary
  • Exceptional development and progression plan
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
  • Amey Rewards Portal including healthcare, dental and other flexible benefits.
Why join Amey?
Our success comes from a practical approach. We pride ourselves on solving complex challenges with original, real-world thinking, then turning it into a reality. Your solutions will have impact, making a genuine difference to people's lives. It's what makes a career with us unlike any other.

We value collective expertise, but also the spark one person can bring. As one of us, you can really be you, because your individuality is an asset. You'll be surrounded by people who want you to thrive and embrace new challenges.

You'll work in a team that is open-minded and where every idea will count. You'll be stretched, but always supported. Well recognise your hard work and look after your well-being too. You'll be empowered to play your part and achieve, encouraged to fulfil your own ambition as well as the shared one.

We don't believe in typical: we believe a diversity of backgrounds and skills create the best environment and opportunities. It means we ask better questions to arrive at better answers because we learn from each other's perspectives. And this means better outcomes for our clients our communities and ourselves
Position: Principal Geo-Environmental Engineer
Job Family: Consulting
Cardiff, North West, United Kingdom
North West

Posting advertised:
17 Jan 2022 - 06 Feb 2022
Contract Type: Permanent
Reference: 25142817002