Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Rendel Limited
Birmingham, England
May 17, 2022
Jun 02, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Rendel, part of the Ingérop Group, is an international, multidisciplinary design and engineering consultancy, headquartered in London with offices in Birmingham, Bristol and Sydney, Australia. We provide client-focused engineering and technical solutions on major engineering construction projects worldwide in the infrastructure, energy and industry sectors. Rendel's origins date back to 1838, making us one of the oldest civil engineering consultants in the UK.

Our experience includes bridges, ground engineering, highways, ports, industry, energy, rail systems and tunnels. Our team is currently working on the design of major infrastructure schemes including High Speed Rail, Nuclear Power, Highways and Ports.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our highly qualified team in our Birmingham office, located in the vibrant city centre.

You will be expected to:
  • Undertake and manage projects in the UK and internationally, supporting the delivery of high quality outputs
  • Be a 'hands on' geotechnical design engineer, capable of working independently and as part of a team
  • Deliver engineering solutions and report results
  • Undertake geotechnical design and analysis using across a broad range of geotechnical types and using international standards
  • Assist in the management of the design process that will include other related design disciplines
  • Coordinate design as part of an internal team and liaise with external associated professionals and our clients
  • Peer review to ensure consistency and excellence in delivery of our technical work product
  • Act as a line manager with involvement in resourcing, recruitment, training and mentoring and coaching

To be successful, you will have the following qualifications and be able to demonstrate experience and knowledge in some of the following areas:
  • Professionally qualified and Chartered Civil Engineer, ideally with a post graduate qualification in a relevant subject
  • Detailed design including deep and shallow foundations (vertical and lateral capacity, settlement), deep excavations, basements, retaining structures, earthworks, soil and rock slope engineering, ground improvement, seismicity and liquefaction and instrumentation and monitoring
  • Strong knowledge of geotechnical and engineering geological processes and design, with a particular emphasis on data interpretation, design & analysis, construction and advanced numerical modelling
  • Ground investigation experience including design, preparation of tender documents, supervision, interpretation
  • Geomorphologic, coastal and maritime experience would be beneficial
  • Extensive knowledge of Eurocodes and other national and international industry standards, contracts, methodologies and procedures
  • 2D and 3D geotechnical analysis/finite element software
  • People management experience would be beneficial e.g. general employee welfare, carrying out appraisals, training and development, involvement in resourcing and recruitment

What we offer in return:
  • Competitive salary and benefits, including pension scheme, profit share scheme, private medical insurance, holiday purchase scheme, cycle to work scheme, group life insurance, group income protection, employee assistance programme
  • Work with a diverse, friendly and resourceful team on interesting and challenging projects in the UK and internationally
  • Continuing professional development - we strive to offer opportunities for training and growth, which is at the heart of our culture
  • An environment where the support and care for the wellbeing of our people is important to everyone
  • Sports & Social Club which promotes good fellowship and healthy recreation amongst the Members and organises social events, games, sports, entertainment and other pastimes
  • French lessons at beginner, intermediate and advanced level

At Rendel, we believe in creating a work environment of mutual trust, respect, diversity and inclusion.

If you would like the opportunity to work on exciting and technically challenging projects around the world in a supportive and friendly work environment, please Apply Now.