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Geotechnical Engineer

Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, BA1
£25000 - £35000/annum
Closing date
May 3, 2024

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Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering

Job Title: Geotechnical Engineer

Type: Permanent, full-time.

Location: Bristol

Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per annum

Position Overview:

Parkside Recruitment are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Geotechnical Engineer to join our client's team. This position offers the opportunity to work on challenging and diverse projects, collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, and contribute to the success of our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

* Conduct comprehensive site investigations to assess ground conditions, including soil and rock properties, groundwater levels, and geotechnical hazards.

* Perform geotechnical analyses and interpretation of site data to develop engineering recommendations for foundations, slopes, retaining structures, and other geotechnical features.

* Prepare detailed geotechnical reports, including soil boring logs, laboratory test results, and engineering analyses, adhering to industry standards and client requirements.

* Design and oversee construction of earthworks, deep foundations, ground improvement techniques, and other geotechnical structures, ensuring compliance with applicable codes and regulations.

* Conduct stability analyses for slopes, embankments, and excavations using appropriate software and analytical methods.

* Assist in the development and implementation of geotechnical monitoring and instrumentation plans to evaluate ground behaviour and performance over time.

* Provide technical expertise and guidance during project planning, design, and construction phases, addressing geotechnical challenges and optimizing project outcomes.

* Stay abreast of advancements in geotechnical engineering practices, materials, and technologies, and incorporate innovative solutions into project designs and methodologies.


* Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.

* Minimum of 1 years of relevant experience in geotechnical engineering, including site investigation, analysis, and design.

* Proficiency in geotechnical software tools such as gINT, GeoStudio, PLAXIS, or similar programs.

* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex geotechnical data and provide practical solutions..

* Experience in project management, including budgeting, scheduling, and client interaction, is desirable.

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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