Geotechnical Engineer

Bridgwater, England
Jan 28, 2022
Mar 15, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering

With 27 years of experience in the engineering field, SEIMAF has been able to establish itself throughout projects such as Flammanville, Hinkley Point C, ITER.

Since 1994 we are part of an industry that we love. With design as a core business, SEIMAF provides engineering and design capabilities to support its customers in various sectors (Nuclear, Naval, Energy, Water treatment.).

Our human-size company is a great opportunity to evolve as a collaborator personally but also professionally!

An exciting opportunity as a Geotechnical Engineer has come to SEIMAF UK!

Are you interested in a long-term partnership within an ambitious and growing fast company?


Primarily based on-site, the successful candidate will be joining an existing team of geotechnical engineers which are embedded into the client organisation.

They will work closely with a range of stakeholders to support the ongoing backfill works on the HPC site.

  • Driving resolutions to site-wide design changes and coordinating the input of various stakeholders.
  • Ensuring that updates to the 3-D Backfill Model keep pace with ongoing design changes.
  • Supporting the client's Geotechnical SME (Subject Matter Expert) with resolution of site wide Non-Conformances.
  • Providing general geotechnical advice and guidance to the client organisation with regards to backfill (e.g. soil treatment, testing suitability, and the interpretation of testing and monitoring results).
  • Report weekly to direct line management.
  • Supporting the PM to secure budgets by preparing wording to Project Change Requests.
  • Preparing Technical Notes for the internal distribution of advice or recommendations.


  • At least 5 years of experience in Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist
  • Available to begin February 2022
  • Pro-active and confident to engage with stakeholders independently
  • Able to identify where issue resolution may require managerial support
  • Assessment of technical risk and appreciation of commercial risk.

Language(s): Fluent English, French advantageous

Key competencies: Flexible attitude, Resilient, Self-motivated, good communication, Rigorous

*Salary: According to profile and experience