Senior Geotechnical Engineer

3 days left

Calibre Search
Birmingham, West Midlands
Jun 22, 2022
Jul 02, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
I am looking to speak with a Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer, ideally chartered with the ICE, with extensive detailed design experience on major transportation, specifically Rail. This is an opportunity for a well experienced Geotechnical Engineer to step into a more Senior, technical and managerial lead position on some of UK's most prestigious Rail schemes.

My client are international but with a relatively small headcount within the UK that offers a much more dynamic working environment in central Birmingham. Here you will be actively involved in client liaison, management of projects and developing/building the Geotechnical team.

You will be sat within a specialist well experienced Geotechnical team as a Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer, helping to deliver complex geotechnical design projects across the rail sector. You will be required as a Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer, to procure and plan geotechnical ground investigations, undertake rock slope inspections, provide reports which detail recommended remedial works, undertake geotechnical detailed designs and technical report writing.

As a Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer, you should be able to demonstrate:
  • 1st degree in Civil Engineering with a relative MSc in Geotechnics or Soil Mechanics.
  • Chartered with ICE.
  • Will have proven previous experience of undertaking: geotechnical desk studies; procuring & supervising Ground Investigations (GIs),
  • Demonstrable experience of geotechnical design together with a familiarity of design submission documentation. This includes a demonstrable understanding of the underlying principles and a knowledge of Eurocode 7
  • Ability to use a range of geotechnical software/FE for the design of civil engineering projects including the following: deep and shallow foundations (including pile group analysis); embedded and gravity retaining walls; earthworks/slope stability; reinforced earthworks etc.
  • Full UK driving licence

If you would like to know more on this role, please contact Cory Taylor on the Calibre Search Manchester telephone number.

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