Senior Geotechnical Engineer

3 days left

Maxim Recruitment Ltd
Birmingham, West Midlands
Jun 22, 2022
Jul 02, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Job role

Construction careers don't get better than this exciting new opportunity for a Senior Geotechnical Engineers. Our client, a highly respected niche UK based consultancy, is looking to second an experienced Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join their HS2 partner based in Birmingham.
Project Details
Our client is helping to build the West Midlands section of HS2 s phase 1 route totalling 90km.
This involves:
  • 42 major viaducts
  • More than 35 major cuttings
  • 56 culverts and other underbridges
  • 66 major embankments
  • Four motorway crossings requiring box structures and six interfaces with the existing rail requiring both dive-under and overbridge structures.

You will be based as a core technical support team with the Contractors team at the site offices.
Responsibilities and Duties
  • Fulfil the main contract requirements in relation to BREEAM and CL:AIRE as per Design Responsibility MatrixDRM
  • Support the construction phase with technical support, responses to technical queries, acceptance of proposed materials, review of Inspection and Test Plans, and finding solutions in the event of non-conformances and defects.
  • Gather ground informationand review in relationto the Geotechnical Baseline Report GBR
  • Ensure works are carried out in accordance with the Lead Designer Execution Plan and DRM
  • Review Inspection & Test Plans ITP's and recommend on on witnessing requirements. Witness tests and inspections on behalf of contractor.
  • Work with contractor to develop review / witness approach on a risk based basis
  • Manage and develop solutions to non conformances NCRsand Field Change Requests FCRs
  • Support the verificationof the construction of the works in accordance with the design
  • Geological inspections and review and advise onground information
  • Participate in meetings and contribute to reporting
Desired Skills and Experience
  • Principal or Senior Geotechnical Engineer
  • 15 years of post graduate and relevant experience in design, design management and engineering support.
  • Chartered Engineer MICE, MHKIE or suitable equivalent
  • Ideally from a design background as our client is a designer.
  • Practical problem solving, site based, working hand in hand with the Main Works Contractor to provide the engineering support during construction.
  • Technically excellent engineer with established skills and delivery capability
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • A flexible attitude to both the type of work undertaken and the level of responsibility given.
  • Ability to make decisions, act on your own initiative
  • A curious minded individual who enjoys the stimulation of exchanging ideas with others.
Qualifications/Educational Requirements
  • Degree level qualification or equivalentin a Civil or Geotechnical Engineering allied subject.
  • Chartered Professional
Employing Company Overview and Profile
Civil engineering recruitment continues apace in UK. Our client, a highly respected niche multi discipline consultancy and solutions provider,is partnering with a number of international consultants to provide criticalsupport to the HS2 JV partners in Birmingham. They can offer permanent employmenton a fantastic iconicinfrastructure project in UK.
Additional Benefits Package and Incentives
Attractive salary and benefits package available to the successful candidate.