Associate Geotechnical Engineer

Carrington West
£45 - £55/hour
Jun 08, 2022
Jun 24, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
This is an excellent opportunity for an Associate Geotechnical Engineer to work on HS2. This is a long-term contract opportunity, focused on service diversions in relation to highways interfaces. Geotechnical experience with a highways bias is preferred. You will be accountable for managing components of projects, working in collaboration with other design disciplines and providing technical input to projects.

This position falls outside IR35 and offer flexible/remote working.

The role

·Providing technical direction to the discipline team, leading by example to achieve Sector/Discipline goals and championing a quality, innovative, client-focused and entrepreneurial culture
·Proactively managing selected projects or components of projects, taking responsibility for quality assurance, health & safety and client feedback and ensuring effective communication of any changes/modifications
·Directing and working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design
·Providing both leadership and technical support and advice to project team members
·Managing the production of analysis and design and ensuring compliance in the components of the project for which you have responsibility, including drawings, reports, specifications and studies
·Identifying opportunities and driving implementation of re-engineering strategies to maximise the profitability of design components
·Gaining a good understanding of the background of the client's business and industry to facilitate building effective and enduring relationships and consolidating both company and personal credibility in the industry
·Responsible for all commercial aspects (contract, invoicing, debt management, client management etc) relating to projects for which you have responsibility to ensure a successful outcome
·Liaising with the Project Director or Manager and the client to keep informed of all developments associated with the project
·Taking a proactive role in developing team members to their full potential
·Communicating and directing team members to ensure that they understand, and become engaged with, sector/discipline business plans
·Being familiar, compliant and able to undertake duties under the relevant H & S regulations and to promote a culture of awareness within the team
·Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your manager

Qualifications & experience

·Geology or Civil Engineering first degree
·Professionally Qualified (CGeol, MICE, MIMM)
·Desirable Academic Qualifications - MSc/ PhD qualified in a ground related subject

Essential experience & competencies

·Experienced in all stages of the projects, from initial feasibility through to construction supervision and advice
·Experienced as team leader or manager and supervising more junior members of staff
·To have a professional profile and reputation within the industry at a local level
·Experienced with preparation of geotechnical / engineering geology aspects of bids and business development
·Proven experience on large multi-disciplinary projects preferably in the UK
·Experience in earthworks design, specification and implementation
·Experience in foundation design, retaining wall design, slope stability analysis and the production of detailed design drawings and specifications
·Expertise in the use of commercial geotechnical software and design tools
·Experience in ground investigation design and implementation
·Client facing with good motivational and people management skills with an ability to influence staff and clients particularly regarding technical issues
·Be able to demonstrate a high level of knowledge and experience with regards to commercial aspects of projects
·Team player, self-starter and a problem solver i.e. "Can-do" attitude

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If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Evan Brookes at Carrington West on (phone number removed) for more information.

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