Senior Geotechnical Engineer/ Senior Engineering Geologist

Manchester, North West, M50 3YW
Closing date
Sep 30, 2022

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Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
About the Role
This role is also available in Manchester (M50 3YW)
An ambitious Senior Geotechnical Engineer/ Senior Engineering Geologist is required to support our growing ground engineering team, which sits within the Civil and Structural department. The successful candidate will have demonstrable geotechnical engineering experience within a design consultancy. A thorough understanding of ground engineering issues such as desk study, ground investigation specification, technical report writing, ground modelling, earthworks design and foundation design is required.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities
  • Undertake all aspects of geotechnical design work on a range of project sizes across the following sectors: Rail, Power, Defence, Aviation, Public Sector and Life Sciences.
  • Lead the delivery of ground engineering design packages across multiple projects, as part of a single or multi discipline design team, carry out any or all stages from concept to completion.
  • Contribute to the development and mentoring of junior staff.
  • Be highly proficient in the use of geotechnical design packages (GEO5 would be preferable
  • Perform all technical and departmental duties as listed above.
  • Keep up to date with ground engineering design trends / customer awareness / design techniques.
  • Review specialist subcontractors reports for technical compliance with design intent.
  • Carry out technical design reviews/critiques of projects in progress.
  • Assist with developing staff by recommending appropriate training.
  • Represent BakerHicks in external project technical meetings and site visits if required

Skills & Experience

  • Full understanding and delivery of assurance/sign off requirements
  • Prepare fee budgets, proposals and resource requirements for projects
  • Chartered Member of an appropriate body (ICE, GeolSoc, IMMM)
  • Technically competent in all aspects of ground engineering design and co-ordination

  • Preferably RoGEP at the grade that professional membership allows
  • Up to date with adoptable standards and practices.
  • Proven track record of exceptional project delivery and client satisfaction
  • Proven ability to work within a fully integrated, multidiscipline design team
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and oral

About BakerHicks

Irelands largest hospital. Europes most complex station development. World-class biomedical research laboratories. At BakerHicks, we provide an incredible range of design and engineering consultancy services to clients who demand exceptional results.

Specialising in complex infrastructure, process and built environments across the full project life cycle, our disciplines range from initial architecture to civil and structural, building services, specialist high voltage and process engineering services, programme management and CDM consultancy, using the latest innovations in Building Information Modelling (BIM) for the most efficient and cost-effective design.


Working at BakerHicks means a chance to make your mark on some of the most exciting design and engineering projects in their sectors. Whatever your discipline, youll be alongside some of the most talented people in the industry.

Our network of offices are appealing, friendly and comfortable spaces, easily accessible by car or public transport. And our salary and benefits packages are some of the best in the industry. What you get will depend on what you do, with individual performance-related rewards also on offer in addition to:
  • Company car or cash allowance
  • Up to 6% matched contributory pension plan
  • Life assurance scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus ability to buy additional leave
  • Discount scheme (including gym membership, mobile phones etc)
  • Family friendly policies
  • Employee assistance
  • Professional development

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