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Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Durham

Penguin Recruitment
Durham, County Durham, DH1
£32000 - £38000/annum
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Durham - £negotiable

My client is a well-established specialist with 40 years' experience providing expert, technical advice on all matters geotechnical.

With multiple offices in the UK and a growing client base, my client is currently on the lookout for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join their friendly team in Durham.

You will be joining a friendly and dynamic team to work on a wide range of projects including mining and resource services, renewables and infrastructure and geo-environmental services. The successful candidate will be joining an extremely successful specialist consultancy with an excellent reputation and plans for further growth.

Needed qualifications and experience:

Relevant in degree in either: Geology/Civil Engineering
Relevant MSc or PHd in either: Geology, Geotechnical or Civil Engineering
Previous experience as a Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Strong background in both contracting and consultancy
Good communication skills
Excellent report writing skills with a keen eye for detail and accuracy
Experience in the preparation of design specifications, contract documentation and interpretative reports to current design standards
Ability to travel to different sites
Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Key responsibilities include:

Planning, budgeting and financial management at project and company level
Team leading with the management of subcontractors
Client business development whilst, maintaining current client relationships
Acting as a technical expert both to clients and regulators
Training and development of more junior staff members
The preparation and over-seeing of Desk Study Reports and GIRs
Offering technical advice
Ensuring compliance of deliverables e.g. RAMS/CPP, fieldworks, testing and reports

If this position sounds of interest, please contact Beth Cook at Penguin Recruitment on: (phone number removed) for a confidential chat or alternatively, you can send a copy of your CV to

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