Senior Geotechnical & Geo-Environmental Engineer - Sheffield

4 days left

Employer
Hunter Mason Consulting Ltd
Location
South Yorkshire
Salary
£40000 - £50000/annum
Posted
Jun 08, 2022
Closes
Jul 02, 2022
Ref
3065090221
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Academia, Industry
The candidate will be required to have a minimum of 5 years' experience and should have some geotechnical design experience although having a senior engineer who can do both is advantageous. The candidate could have a civil or a geo engineering background and we are happy to consider both. For the Geotechnical side of the role, the engineer must have experience of doing slope stability, retaining walls foundations etc. Salary wise we will pay what the market requires but our salaries for senior geo engineers who have 4 year plus experience ranges from £30,000 to £50,000. A senior geo engineer must have technical experience working on a variety of different and geotechnical/geo-environmental projects/sites with the ability to manage site investigations from beginning to end (including the supervision of graduate and geo engineers) producing necessary guidance for our clients through the production of phase 1 and phase 2 reports.

This role will involve the environmental and geotechnical investigation of land for future development including. The candidate should have a minimum of five years' experience working in site investigation and report writing in relation to the development of land. Experience of working within an engineering consultancy environment would also be desirable but not essential.

Competitive Salary and Benefits: We review our salaries twice a year and apply a personal approach to rewarding staff based on merit. We offer a 4% contributory pension scheme and 2 x life insurance alongside a generous holiday allowance of up to 26 days with the option to buy up to 3 days additional holiday as needed. We have flexible start and finish times to the working day and offer all our staff the opportunity to choose a pattern to meet their personal choice/circumstances. We also offer a discounted health cash plan which can assist with a number of every day medical costs and a cycle to work scheme. .

Academic Requirements: We are looking for our ideal candidate to have a strong Degree or Masters in Geology, Geography or Civil Engineering and be working towards their professional development with the Geological Society, Institution of Civil Engineers, or similar professional body.

Job Responsibilities:

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Visiting sites to carry out, inspect and/or supervise trial pitting, soak-away testing, supervising borehole investigations, verification of capping etc.

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Supervision of construction works which may include inspecting foundations, drilling and grouting of mine workings, earthworks or remediation of contaminated sites.

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Preparing Phase 1 and 2 geotechnical and geo-environmental site investigation reports.

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Preparing coal mining risk assessments, earthworks strategies, verification reports etc.

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Liaising with clients, regulators, site staff and other staff within the company.

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Advising on geotechnical parameters for foundation design, slope stability etc.

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Carrying out detailed quantitative risk assessments.

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Supporting and mentoring our Graduate Engineers

A full driving licence is essential. The candidate must have a car for work purposes to which appropriate mileage will be paid to accommodate maintenance costs