Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental Engineer

4 days left

Evan Craig
Alton, Hampshire
£25000 - £30000/annum & Benefits
Jun 08, 2022
Jul 02, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental Engineer

Alton / Hampshire

My client is a well-established and busy ground investigation company.
They have a vacancy for a Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental engineer to join them their team.

The Company are a small, professional and friendly team of, highly skilled, independent, specialist geotechnical engineers, geo-environmental consultants and site investigation contractors.

The Role
The role will involve managing your own case load of geotechnical and geo-environmental projects as well as mentoring new graduates. Dependant on the skills and progression within the job role and the company, you will start undertaking QA work and getting involved in writing fee proposals.

Key Responsibilities:
Organisation of intrusive investigations, including health and safety aspects, and managing
subcontractors and site operations;

Carry out site work, e.g. trial pitting, soakage testing, soil logging of trial pits and boreholes to
BS5930/Eurocode 7, groundwater/ground-gas monitoring, appropriate sampling and
scheduling of testing of soil/water samples;
Communication and liaison effectively and efficiently with clients and subcontractors;
Preparation of Phase 1 Desk Studies and Flood Risk Assessments;
Phase 2 intrusive investigations - collection of data and report writing, preparation of factual
and interpretative reports on intrusive investigations, basic foundation design to include
calculation of bearing pressures and estimating settlement;
Carry out qualitative and quantitative risk assessments;
Phase 3 remediation strategies and validation work, including on-site supervision of
remediation and carrying out verification reporting of remediation;

The ideal applicant will be/have:
Analytical and a problem-solver;
Accuracy, attention to detail
Strong, professional written and oral communication, notably with clients;
Thorough planning, organisation, prioritising and ability to work to deadlines;
Ability to work calmly in a busy work environment;
Awareness of budget control during tendering and completing projects;
Adaptable and capable of managing own workload to produce a consistent and quality service
to clients' requirements;
Able to communicate efficiently and effectively with various stakeholders and levels of
Able to work to budget and timescales;

Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications:
Minimum degree (BSc (Hons)) qualified in Geology, Civil Engineering, Soil Mechanics,
Environmental Science or Similar;
Preferably an MSc/M.Geol/MSci in Geology, Engineering Geology, Soil Mechanics, Civil
Engineering or similar; Minimum of 2 years industry experience working as a geotechnical/geo-environmental
Member of an appropriate professional body and working towards Chartered status would
be desired but not essential;
The applicant should be able to show experience of managing site works, appropriate
sampling techniques and logging soils/rock to current guidance;
Applicants should also show experience of the production of factual and interpretive reports,
including CSMs;
Able to communicate effectively with clients and subcontractors;
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite;
Good working knowledge of HoleBASE SI, CLEA, EA P20, Geotechnical Design Software;
Knowledge of slope stability analysis is desired;
Able to work to budgets and manage time effectively;
Previous experience within the UK regulatory and design environment desired;
Full clean UK driving licence;

On offer:

Salary £25,000 - £30,000


Free Parking

Birthday given as annual leave

Health cash plan

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