Geotechnical Engineer, Consultant

Employer
Perpetual Engineering Partnerships Limited
Location
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Closing date
Oct 8, 2022

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Specialty
Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Geotechnical Engineer, Consultant

Job titles: Geotechnical Engineer, Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Geotechnical Consultant
Projects: Construction, Marine, Energy, Rail
Locations: Oxfordshire / County Durham
Job Type: Permanent, Staff

Company Profile:
A highly specialised & globally renown leader in land surveying for the Construction, Marine, Energy & Rail sectors; An esteemed Geo consultancy comprised of experienced Engineers, Geophysicists & Consultants, conducting land & nearshore site surveys for large scale infrastructure projects spanning across industry.

With a solid reputation and very firmly established land characterisation division, the business is seeking qualified Geotechnical Engineers with site investigation experience within the UK, to support their growing portfolio of new & ongoing projects across the country, responsible for supporting all site characterisation activity.

The individual will possess an analytical mindset, good self/project management skills, and above all a passion for all things geological & environmental.

Principal Responsibilities:

Conduct in situ tests of rock & soil samples during planning stages.
Manage test rigs and support site organisation.
Subsurface investigations through boring & test pits, analysing geological material and ground characteristics.
Recommendations on proposed use of site based on tests & analysis.
Supervise ground investigations & 3rd party participants.
Conduct full analysis of site-suitability addressing hazards which may affect engineering works, using gathered data and associated software.
Ensure data integrity & quality is kept to the highest standard.
Organisation and recommendations of required construction materials e.g. gravel, brick, clay.
Responsible liaison to client & other stakeholders, providing updates on project benchmarks.
Devise 2D & 3D analytical models of planning site, supporting structure calculations & design.
Office & lab responsibility - checking of field & lab data / report writing / ground models / internal communications and deliverables.
In Return:
You'll become part of a passionate geological team, and a business with the passion & expertise for delivering quality. Endless support & direction will be provided, independent decision making encouraged, with opportunity to develop into more senior positions. Whether you aspire to manage projects, or move horizontally across the business they are there to support this as much as possible.

If the above description matches your interests, background & discipline, please apply with your CV.
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