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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Employer
Ayesa - UK and Ireland
Location
Guildford, England
Closing date
May 26, 2024

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Specialty
Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Ayesa is a globally-oriented, forward-thinking company deeply committed to fostering diversity, inclusion, equity, and sustainability. These principles form the bedrock of our dedication to our 11,300 employees and serve as the driving forces behind our spirit of innovation.

With a presence in 23 countries worldwide, Ayesa has earned a prominent international reputation in various engineering fields, including infrastructure, water conveyance and treatment systems, transportation, marine projects, waste management, aeronautics, and defense. Additionally, Ayesa is a well-established technology consultancy, specializing in facilitating the digital transformation of large corporations, particularly in the utilities sector, and providing technological solutions for public institutions.

As a technology and engineering firm, we complement our technological proficiency with the capacity to design physical infrastructures. This includes crafting distinctive buildings that imbue cities with character, designing iconic bridges that seamlessly blend into their surroundings, creating transportation systems such as high-speed roads, intelligent roadways, stations, and airports that serve as the backbone of regions, and engineering remotely controlled networks for energy and water distribution, driving urban and demographic development.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our dynamic team in Guildford. As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you will play a crucial role in delivering detailed design engineering solutions for slope stability, earthworks, and retaining structures, with a particular focus on the rail environment. Your expertise in piling, foundation and retaining wall design, temporary works, soil nails, ground anchors, and site investigations will be essential in ensuring the successful completion of our projects.

The attributes required to successfully fulfill this role are:
  • Delivering detailed design engineering solutions, drawings, and specifications for slope stability, earthworks, and retaining structures, primarily within the rail environment.
  • Utilising your expertise in piling, piled walls, foundation and retaining wall design, temporary works, soil nails, ground anchors, and the planning, implementation, and interpretation of site investigations.
  • Preparation of technical documentation, contract documents, and fee estimates.
  • Collaborating effectively with other engineering disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design.
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with clients, understanding their sector and needs to foster enduring partnerships.
  • Managing a challenging workload, prioritising tasks, and meeting project deadlines.
  • Demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills and a team-oriented approach.
  • Proactively developing yourself and team members through Continuous Professional Development initiatives.
  • Utilising strong numerical analysis skills, including Finite Element analysis and construction sequencing of underground structures.


Ideal candidates must have the following credentials:
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Around 6 - 12 years' relevant UK project geotechnical design engineering experience.
  • A Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers or appropriate professional body.
  • Extensive experience in delivering detailed design engineering solutions for slope stability, earthworks, and retaining structures, particularly within the rail environment.
  • Proven expertise in piling, piled walls, foundation and retaining wall design, temporary works, soil nails, ground anchors, and site investigations.
  • Strong proficiency in preparing technical documentation, contract documents, and fee estimates.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively interact with clients and stakeholders.


This role attracts the following benefits package:
  • Strong basic salary
  • Attractive pension benefits
  • Death in service cover
  • Accident and illness cover
  • Training and Education assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional membership funding
  • Annual leave increases in line with service


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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