Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Wardell Armstrong LLP
Birmingham, England
Apr 28, 2022
May 20, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Wardell Armstrong is a successful multi-disciplinary consultancy with 13 offices throughout the UK employing approximately 500 staff. At the heart of our business lies a group of outstanding people. Working together with clients. We deliver solutions to challenging problems in Mining & Minerals, Infrastructure & Energy, and Property & Development.

We require an ambitious candidate to work within our Birmingham ground engineering team. The candidate should have strong technical and commercial skills, knowledge and experience to take day to day responsibility for delivery of projects and tasks, ensuring technical quality and adherence to budget and programme. The candidate must possess strong problem solving and inter-personal skills, working closely and collaboratively with colleagues and clients in a multi-disciplinary environment.

Job Duties include:

· Close support to our Technical Directors in project delivery, work winning and maintaining high levels of client satisfaction.

· On the job mentoring of junior staff.

· Active input to team and client meetings.

· Preparing fee bids and proposals for internal and external clients.

· Preparing and checking a wide variety of technical reports including Phase I Desk Study reports, ground investigation reports and other interpretive geo-environmental reports.

· Lead the input into projects from desk study through to ground investigation and interpretation to final design.

· Prepare company Health & Safety documentation for site works.

· Business development.

Minimum Requirements

· Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write clear and concise technical reports and documents.

· A wide range of experience, knowledge, and skills in geotechnical engineering and /or engineering geology.

· A good knowledge of the principal soil and rock strata encountered in the UK and associated geohazards including experience in logging soils and rock to current standards.

· Experience in working for a variety of Clients (such as House Builders, Private Developers, Contractors and Infrastructure) would be advantageous.

· A strong working knowledge of UK ground conditions and ground investigation practice.

· A minimum of 5 years' experience.

· Chartered status for Principal position.

· Valid UK driving licence

· Candidates should be willing to travel within the UK

We offer:

· Membership of the Firm's Group Personal Pension Plan, with Employer's contribution of up to 5%.

· Payment of relevant professional subscriptions.

· 24 days annual leave per year.

· Membership to the Firm's Private Health Care Scheme.

· Critical Illness cover

· Inclusion in the Firm's Life Assurance Policy given as 3 times annual salary.

· Mobile Phone with inclusive tariff including personal usage.

· Flexi-Time Working Schedule.

· Long service awards.

· Cycle to Work Scheme.

· Travel Loans.

· Recruitment Bounty Scheme.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.