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Principal geotechnical Engineer

£45000 - £55000/annum + Benefits Package
Closing date
May 20, 2024

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Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Role overview

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Principal Geotechnical Engineer to lead our Nottingham team of geotechnical engineers. The successful candidate will be responsible for technically and financially managing complex projects, which include roads, rail, and strategic developments. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in providing sustainable geotechnical solutions and ensuring the successful delivery of projects while exceeding client expectations.

What you'll be doing

Leadership and Team Management: Lead and mentor a team of geotechnical engineers, providing guidance and technical support. Foster a collaborative and innovative team environment to encourage professional growth and development.

Project Management: Oversee all aspects of geotechnical project delivery, from conception to completion, ensuring adherence to technical standards, budgets, and schedules. Manage project resources effectively to optimise project outcomes and minimise risks.

Technical Expertise: Provide expert technical input on geotechnical engineering aspects of projects, including earthworks, foundation optioneering and detailed design, slope stability, and retaining structures. Preferably have experience using geotechnical software packages such as Slope W, Plaxis, and Geo5 to analyse and design solutions.

Client Engagement: Act as the primary point of contact for clients, building strong relationships and understanding their needs and expectations. Manage client expectations throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring clear communication and timely resolution of issues.

Strategic Development: Contribute to the strategic development of geotechnical engineering capabilities within the company, identifying opportunities for growth and improvement. Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices, integrating innovative solutions into project delivery.

What you'll bring

A bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Geology or related field. Master's degree preferred.

Chartered Engineer status or working towards chartership with a recognised professional institution.

Proven track record of leading and delivering complex projects.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with clients and stakeholders.

Proven leadership and team management abilities, with a commitment to fostering a collaborative work environment.

ersg are an equal opportunities employer; we are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all job applicants. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of age, sex, race, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or religious background; all decisions are based on merit

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