Associate Geotechnical Engineer

Spencer Ogden
London, England
May 17, 2022
May 29, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Our client is a global engineering consultancy firm who are well-known within the industry for their extensive Civil, Structural, Geotechnical, Construction & Digital engineering expertise, and they currently have an opening for an Associate Geotechnical Engineer to join the infrastructure team on a full-time permanent basis in their Central London office.

The successful candidate will be self-motivating and proactive, driving expansion of existing areas and maximising new sector opportunities.

Projects: Residential, Commercial, Retail, Healthcare and more


  • Proactively and ethically motivate and lead project teams to deliver superior outcomes.
  • Promote my clients Group to existing and prospective clients.
  • Establish new clients and develop existing client relationships through excellent project delivery and repeat business.
  • Client liaison in conjunction with Project Directors including but not limited to:
  • Meeting and exceeding client expectations.
  • Ensuring client requirements are clearly understood by all company personnel involved in projects.
  • Identifying changes in client requirements as may occur during the course of a project and effect the subsequent design and documentation changes necessary to meet the new requirements.
  • Develop fee proposals.
  • Active involvement in all projects under their direction, including project programming and monitoring, ensuring exemplary service afforded to clients at all times.
  • Develop concept design and design philosophy in conjunction with Project Director.
  • Review design and design documentation, including design checking when required (requires Director approval prior to issue).
  • Select sub-consultants including development of scope, programme and commercial aspects (appointments in conjunction with Commercial Manager).
  • Undertake project cost control and compile project invoices.
  • Plan and manage project resources.
  • Negotiate fee variations with clients in conjunction with Project Director.
  • Undertake project coordination and represent the company at consultant's meetings etc.
  • Implement Quality System on projects.
  • Undertake career planning and arrange for effective mentoring to be provided to employees under your direction so that they reach their full potential through career development and personal growth.
  • Identify training (either on job or through suitable courses) for all employees under your direction.
  • Supervise staff under your direction and offer pro-active advice in relation to problem solving issues.
  • Actively participate in developing the UK practice including technical excellence, culture, procedures, professional development and continuous improvement.
  • Develop and implement company policy.
  • Implement Health and Safety policies and procedures on projects and oversee team's compliance
  • Participate in Workplace Health and Safety committee if, and when, required.


  • Relevant engineering experience (6 to 10 years), including but not limited to design of complex foundation and substructure systems, ground movement assessment and impact assessment of existing assets, monitoring related activities and proficiency with industry design software such as Plaxis 2D, Plaxis 3D, Oaysis package, Wallap and Slope W.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) or equivalent.
  • Chartered Member of the ICE or the Geotechnical Society or equivalent.

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced Associate Geotechnical Engineer who wishes to take that important next career step into a senior managerial position where you will be heading up your own team.

The successful Associate Infrastructure Engineer will receive a competitive salary (60k-65k) & generous benefits package along with a talented team of engineers & technicians to mentor. There is the potential for the successful candidate to work for 1-3 days in the office with the remainder from home.