Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer

3 days left

Evan Craig
£30000 - £45000/annum Pension, Healthcare
Jun 18, 2022
Jul 04, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Milton Keynes

My client is an independent multi-disciplinary engineering, environmental and project management consultancy. They provide essential support across a wide range of sectors at all stages in the built environment development.

Roles and Responsibilities for Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer

The role requires some site work including mentoring and training of less experienced engineers and technicians on site and completing site work for larger complex investigations.
Mentoring of less experienced members within the Geotechnical Engineering team.
Undertake design work in accordance with British Standards, Eurocode 7, CIRIA, BRE, NHBC etc to successfully deliver projects for Clients.
Design work includes foundation design, stability risk assessments, slope stability assessments, earthworks specifications etc.
Implement internal QMS procedures and ensure all designs comply with the company's internal checking protocols.
Undertake coordination with other professionals and contractors as appropriate, and to organise your time to ensure timely delivery of projects.
Work independently on smaller projects, or as part of a team on more significant schemes.
Commercial delivery of projects ensuring timescales and budgets are met.
Collaborative working with other company Consulting offices.
Liaise with Clients and other members of the design team to ensure investigations and designs meet the Clients brief including attendance at design team meetings / site meetings as required.
Actively engage in business development where appropriate.
Input into fee proposals where necessary.When required assist with the project management of projects of all sizes including commercial delivery of projects, ensuring timescales and budgets are met.

Skills & knowledge requirements:

Good knowledge of all relevant British Standards and Design Codes.
Designs will be produced by hand calculation or using Design Software/Excel as appropriate to the nature and magnitude of the project and to underpin this you will be expected to have a sound grasp of Geotechnical Engineering, interaction between structural alterations and existing foundations, design of new foundations, slope stability analysis, earthworks specifications etc.
Excellent IT skills including a basic understanding of AutoCAD and a good understanding of Microsoft Office including Excel and Word. Have a sound understanding of software including SlopeW, CADS ReSlope (or similar), Holebase/OpenGround etc.
Good organisational, planning and time management skills in order to handle multiple projects. simultaneously.
Attention to detail.
The ability to work with others and within a team, and potentially lead a small team of engineers and technicians.
Aptitude to work on your own initiative.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Full driving licence and use of a car. Pool vans are provided for site work, site visits, travel between offices as required.
Good commercial awareness.



Completion of Degree in relevant Engineering subject.
Minimum 5 years' experience working in similar engineering consultancy.
Working towards and close to achieving membership of relevant Professional Institution i.e. British Geological Society, ICE etc.

On offer

£30,000 - £40,000 Senior

£40,000 - £45,000 Principal


Pool vehicle


This company can be flexible on start and finish times

Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to acknowledge every application. Please bear in mind that if you are short listed you will be contacted in 7 days.

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