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Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Vertical Recruitment Limited
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£50000 - £60000/annum Attractive Benefits package
Closing date
Feb 10, 2023

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Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Vertical Recruitment are working closely with a fresh and dynamic independent multi-disciplinary consultancy, delivering town planning, engineering and environmental services throughout the UK to an impressive client base including many blue-chip organisations. They are busy with a variety of new build and refurbishment project across their 8 sectors (commercial, education, energy, health, hotel, retail & leisure, industrial & distribution and waste). They are currently busy with a number of large scale residential and commercial projects which require them to expand their South Manchester geotechnical team.

Are you a Principal Geotechnical Engineer or experienced Senior Geotechnical Engineer looking to make the next career step, with proven consultancy experience, who wants to be much more than a number in a crowd? Would you relish the opportunity to be part of a company where you can work both autonomously, and as part of a wider professional team, where you will have genuine opportunities to develop your career further? Caulmert currently has an opportunity for an enthusiastic professional to work in the Company's Geotechnical Team.

Reporting to and liaising with the Geotechnical Team Lead/Director, your role will include:

* Undertaking projects or components of projects in the field and office, taking responsibility for own resource and potentially resource allocation of others

* Managing subcontractors, quality assurance and client feedback and ensuring effective communication of any changes/modifications

* Preparing and checking reports such as Desk Study Reports and GIRs and other project deliverables as required in line with company and client requirements as well as national standards and codes of practice

* Ensure compliance of deliverables for which they have responsibility, including RAMS, fieldworks, testing, reports and specifications with project requirements

* Enhancing team's reputation by delivering high quality work on time and budget

* Commercial input to projects (contract, invoicing, debt management, client management etc) relating to projects for which the individual has responsibility

* Building and maintaining relationships with clients on projects

* Ensure that the Company's policies are implemented successfully e.g. compliance with the Company QEMS, ISO14001 and ISO9001 etc

* Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your line manager

What will I need in order to be considered for this Principal Geotechnical Engineer vacancy?

* Relevant degree in geology/geotechnical or civil engineering, or similar, MSc/MEng in Geotechnical Engineering desirable, Chartered Professional CGeol/CEng desirable

* Broad and in depth ground investigation experience gained from working in either a contracting or consultancy background

* Proven experience in geotechnical design of foundations, retaining structures, temporary works, slope stability analysis and preferable the design of soil nailing and anchoring systems.

* Experience and understanding of the needs and approaches to ground investigation specialism markets, including relationships with clients, work planning and commercial management

* Team player, self-starter and problem solver with a mature approach and ability to work as part of a larger operations team

* Familiar with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc

* Numerate with competent and efficient report writing skills

* Well organised and able to prioritise workload with minimal supervision

* Client focused approach with good interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits included:

You'll be part of a friendly and professional team in a growing company where your ideas will be welcomed, and your efforts and results will be noticed and rewarded, with excellent opportunities for further career advancement.

* Competitive salary

* Hybrid working

* A happy, sociable place to work

* Investment in your professional development

* Private Medical Care

* Pension and Denplan

* Minimum of 5 weeks holiday

* Opportunity to buy Company shares

The Company is an equal opportunities employer and aims to ensure a workplace where people are treated with dignity and respect

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