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Geotechnical Engineer

Shifnal, Shropshire
£32000 - £38000/annum
Closing date
Dec 28, 2022

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Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
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This role will see you working on a variety of exciting water projects for various water frameworks across the UK, such as Severn Trent and with other Environmental organisations.

Role and Responsibilities

Undertaking desk studies, design of ground investigations, compilation of ground investigation tender documentation and contract administration.
Technical supervision of ground investigation fieldworks and liaison with ground investigation contractors.
Interpretation and verification of ground investigation data including presentation of appropriate ground model, development of geotechnical design parameters and clear presentation of ground risks.Candidate qualities:


Strong academic background, with a good civil engineering or related bachelor's degree (BEng/BSc) and a higher degree in geotechnical engineering or engineering geology (MEng/MSc).
Strong geotechnical and engineering geology design competencies, ideally in the water/wastewater sector.
Previous experience working in the field of ground engineering with a full understanding of the geotechnical lifecycle on a construction project.


Good communication, report writing, team working and problem-solving skills.
Innovative and pragmatic in the application of your technical skills.
Confident personality, with the ability to liaise with clients and supervise contractors.
Design & Build experience preferable.
Experience liaising closely with construction teams.
Ability to develop solutions to problems rapidly in a fast paced work environment.
Competent in the use of industry standard geotechnical design software (e.g., Slope/W, Seep/W, gINT, Leapfrog Works, Settle 3D)

On offer is a salary of 32-38k plus extra industry leading benefits
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