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Geotechnical Engineer/Senior Geotechnical Engineer

BAM Nuttall
Warrington, Cheshire, North West
Closing date
Apr 2, 2023

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Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Building a sustainable tomorrow

BAM Ritchies are seeking Geotechnical Engineers in ground investigation to manage and perform site based works spanning the Northern half of the UK. You should have an academic background in either Geology or Civil Engineering, with experience in the field of ground investigation and site management (a blend of practical and technical).

Your mission

Your key activities will include:
  • Maintain high personal safety and environmental standards.
  • Developing and maintaining a good working relationship with the customer, their design team and supply chain.
  • Planning and preparation for ground investigations projects, either independently or as part of a team for larger projects.
  • Leading and managing the site works (for appropriately sized projects), ensuring high levels of commitment, morale and motivation at all levels.
  • Ensure implementation of BAM safety procedures including preparation, briefing and review of activity plans and risk assessments.
  • Soil and rock logging to relevant standards.
  • In-situ testing of ground conditions.
  • Management of samples and laboratory data.
  • Preparation of reports.
  • Financial control of projects, ensuring timely reporting and management of the invoicing process.
  • Identification of commercial and technical change and addressing these issues with the customer.

Who are we looking for?

You should have an academic background in either Geology or Civil Engineering with experience in the field of ground investigation and site supervision / management (a hearty blend of practical and technical).

The following are prerequisites for the role:
  • Technically strong in ground investigation as well as practically aware.
  • Experience of various ground investigation drilling techniques.
  • Competence in site supervision or preferably management.
  • Competence in buried and overhead services clearance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

Preferably the candidate will have the following (although training is available to achieve):
  • CSCS card holder.
  • SMSTS holder.
  • PTS holder.
  • Professional accreditation to ICE, IOM3 or GeolSoc

Whats in it for you?

We offer an attractive salary and benefits package including company car/allowance, matched pension contributions, life and ill health insurance, private healthcare, 26 days holiday, 2 wellbeing days and 1 volunteering day. We strive to assist people working towards professional accreditation and have strong links with the main institutions. There exists occasional opportunity to support the wider BAM business with international ground risk evaluation. There are also opportunities to gain experience in our other departments - geotechnical construction, drill and blast, laboratories - or even within the wider BAM business.

Your work environment

The base of operations will be our office in Warrington with site works throughout the North of England.

Who are we?

People are at the heart of what we do at BAM. We recognise that creating a diverse and inclusive environment that nurtures our employees and encourages them to bring their best and whole self to work is crucial. Were on an exciting journey to get us there by recruiting the very best talent to join us regardless of race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or other characteristics.

Be you! Join us today, so we can achieve amazing things together and build a sustainable tomorrow.

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