Graduate Geotechnical Engineer

Anderselite LTD
Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY9 0NW
Closing date
Oct 4, 2022

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Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Junior Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Graduate Geotechnical Engineer

Undergraduate or postgraduate degree (or nearing completion) aligned to geotechnical engineering

Our client is currently recruiting for a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer to join an established friendly geotechnical team at its office in the West Midlands. The candidate will need to have a strong desire to learn and be able to work within a team environment, supporting the design delivery of existing projects. Projects typically include the inspection and assessment of embankments, cuttings, retaining walls, culverts and drainage assets predominantly within the rail network, the consideration of options for remedial or upgrading works and the design and specification of practical solutions.

Role Requirements/Attributes:

• Detailed knowledge of Eurocodes and current engineering codes of practice
• Effective written and verbal communication skills
• Good analytical/geotechnical design skills
• Ability to work to deadlines and excellent planning and organisation skills
• Knowledge of industry standard software (e.g. Slope/W, WALLAP, REPUTE, TEDDS, AutoCAD etc.).

Key Responsibilities/Duties:

The role is likely to include earthwork, foundation and drainage designs including the remediation of slopes, retaining structures (including gabion walls, gravity walls, embedded piles, kingpost walls, anchored walls), soil nails, foundation designs (shallow footings, piles, mini-piles), temporary works designs for plant access (including working on slopes, crane outrigger designs, working platforms) and drainage improvement works.

About the company:

Founded over 40 years ago, our client is an established Engineering Consultancy providing independent services and technical advice to Commercial and Industrial Organisations, Private Businesses, Insurance Companies and Loss Adjusters, Solicitors, Finance Houses, Local Authorities, Health Authorities and Universities.

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