Engineering Geologist / Geotechnical Engineer (0-5 years' experience)

Wardell Armstrong LLP
Birmingham, England
May 22, 2022
Jun 02, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Engineering Geologist / Geotechnical Engineer (0-5 years' experience)

We are currently seeking a motivated and ambitious Engineering Geologist / Geotechnical Engineer to join our Birmingham office. The Ground Engineering team undertake a diverse range of geotechnical, geological, and geo-environmental projects within the residential, development, infrastructure and industrial sectors. The successful candidate will therefore have a role in supporting our ability to deliver geotechnical and contaminated land investigation, assessment and remediation services.

As a Engineering Geologist / Geotechnical Engineer, you will be part of a team delivering a range of geotechnical and/or geo-environmental assignments including (but not limited to): desk studies, design and management of ground investigations and monitoring, factual and interpretative reporting, geotechnical assessments, contaminated land risk assessments and validation of construction works.

The successful candidate will play a key role in the day to day project management and delivery of projects working closely with and being supported by our existing team. Assist with negotiations with clients, relevant regulatory authorities, sub-contractors and other members of the design team, as necessary.

  • BSc in Geology, Engineering Geology, Geotechnical Engineering, MSc or industry experience is advantageous;
  • Working towards chartership through a professional institution;
  • A full and clean UK driving licence;
  • Confidence and knowledge of UK ground investigation techniques;
  • A good knowledge of the principal soil and rock strata encountered in the UK and associated geohazards.
  • Written report writing skills, and computer software skills;

Experience in some or all of the following would be seen as being advantageous:
  • Logging soils and rock to current British Standards
  • UK Specification for Ground Investigation.
  • Undertaking works in line with CDM regulations.
  • Holebase (or other ground database).
  • Slope stability analysis, foundation design, waste assessments and remediation method statements.
  • British Standards, Eurocodes, Industry Guidance and NHBC Standards for both contaminated land and geotechnical appraisals.

We offer:

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

· Payment of a relevant professional subscription.

· 24 days annual leave per year.

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

· Inclusion in the Firm's Critical Illness Cover Policy.

· Inclusion in the Firm's Life Assurance Policy, insuring you 3 times your annual salary.

· Mobile Phone with inclusive tariff including personal usage.

· Flexi-Time Working Schedule.

· Long service awards.

· Cycle to Work Scheme.

· Travel Loans.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.