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Senior Geotechnical / Geo-environmental Engineer - Sheffield

Sheffield, England
Closing date
Oct 14, 2023
Senior Geotechnical / Geo-environmental Engineer - Sheffield The What

Senior Geotechnical /
Geo-environmental Engineer
The Where

Sheffield - S11

The Who

Senior Geotechnical / Geo-environmental Engineer with at least five years' experience
Your Role

In a nutshell, you'll be working on a wide range of projects as an Eastwood Geotechnical / Geo-environmental Engineer.

The role, based in Sheffield, will see you:
  • Visiting sites to carry out, inspect and/or supervise trial pitting, soak-away testing, supervising borehole investigations, verification of capping etc.
  • Supervising construction works which may include inspecting foundations, drilling and grouting of mine workings, earthworks or remediation of contaminated sites
  • Preparing Phase 1 and 2 geotechnical and geo-environmental site investigation reports
  • Preparing coal mining risk assessments, earthworks strategies, verification reports etc.
  • Liaising with clients, regulators, site staff and other staff within the company
  • Advising on geotechnical parameters for foundation design, slope stability etc.
  • Carrying out detailed quantitative risk assessments
  • Supporting and mentoring our Graduate Engineers

We're looking for you to have five years plus experience along with a strong Degree or Masters in Geology, Geography or Civil Engineering and be working towards your professional development with the Geological Society, Institution of Civil Engineers, or similar professional body.

As a Senior Geo Engineer technical experience working on a variety of different geotechnical/geo-environmental projects/sites with the ability to manage site investigations from beginning to end is crucial, including the supervision of graduate and geo engineers and producing necessary guidance for our clients through the production of Phase 1 and Phase 2 reports.

A full driving licence is essential. You must have a car for work purposes to which appropriate mileage will be paid to accommodate maintenance costs.
Our Company

An award-winning engineering firm, a career opportunity with longevity, and an inspiring team to become a valued part of.

Eastwood Consulting Engineers are a multi-disciplinary consulting engineering firm based in Sheffield, covering civil, structural, geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering. See our portfolio of recent projects here .

Benefits with Eastwood

Eastwood have grown as an engineering company through continually investing in the development of our staff and teams. We offer staff a full spectrum of project experience encouraging all staff to grow their knowledge and engineering experience. We pride ourselves on our hands-on approach to your professional and technical development with in-house professional development schemes.

Working with a multitude of clients, contractors, architects and let's not forget Eastwood engineers themselves specialising in the various engineering disciplines, strengthens confidence, competence and flare.

As well as reviewing our salaries twice yearly, and rewarding staff based on merit, here at Eastwood we also offer the following:
  • A 4% contributory pension scheme
  • 2 x life insurance policy
  • Enhanced sickness pay
  • Generous holiday allowance of up to 26 days, and the option to buy 3 more days as additional holiday as and when needed
  • Flexible working with start and finish times to suit your routine - what would work for your circumstances?
  • Discounted health cash plan which can help with a number of everyday medical costs
  • Cycle to work scheme
More than just a place to work

It is not all about work at Eastwood and we encourage all our staff to engage in more than just engineering, offering a range of activities from sports teams and social events to community projects and fundraising. We want our staff to enjoy coming to work, and building relationships is important to our collaborative working culture.
How to apply

Please send your CV and Covering Letter to and please feel free to call ahead so we can answer any questions you may have or to simply introduce yourself, we'd love to hear from you personally.

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Award winning multi-disciplinary Consulting Engineers providing quality, sustainable design solutions since 1972. Our team is based at offices in Sheffield and Hampshire.

Award winning multi-disciplinary Consulting Engineers providing quality, sustainable design solutions since 1972. Our team is based at offices in Sheffield and Hampshire.

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