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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Carrington West
Manchester, M1
£40000 - £65000/annum
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Are you an experienced Geotechnical or Geo-environmental Engineer who wants to work as a crucial member of a successful and establish Geology team in Manchester?
My client is an owner-managed private company specialising in ground related risk management and building fabric investigation. The ground related specialisms range from geotechnical consultancy to contaminated land assessment. From the four offices, the company offers services nationwide, and on occasion overseas.
The consultancy provides a wide range of services. These include expert consultancy on geotechnical and geo-environmental projects, support with soil waste management and building fabric matters.
You will be leading a project team of to deliver high quality ground investigations, providing innovative and sustainable solutions to all aspects of geoenvironmental and geotechnical consultancy. You will be responsible for mentoring, developing and training your team of 5, reviewing project work and writing quotes. You will also be assisting the GI Director by actively engaging in business development, enhancing client relationships and expanding the existing client base.
The Ground Investigation teams are multidisciplinary, covering factual reporting, contaminated land risk assessments and geotechnical appraisal. A good basis in these topics as well as experience in managing people and demonstrated leadership skills is essential.
The position is based in the company's Manchester office, where there is free onsite parking. The role will be predominantly office based. Some travel will be required to accommodate client meetings, training and business development. As a guide, it is envisaged at least 80% of the role will be office-based.
The team believe in leadership at all levels and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce. As a Senior + consultant, you will join an experienced team where continued professional development, training, and mentoring is integral to our work. As well as training others, CPD will be actively encouraged and you will be supported to work towards relevant charterships or accreditations to support your areas of interest and specialties as they develop.
What we need from you:
- Minimum 5 years in relevant industry
- A relevant degree
- Relevant chartership or working towards it
- A good understanding of land contamination risk assessment
- A good understanding of geotechnical analysis
- Good communication skills (written and verbal)
- Proactive and positive attitude
- Problem solving ability
- Motivational skills
- Demonstratable management, leadership and mentoring skills
- Full driving license
Benefits on offer:
- Competitive salary
- 25 days annual leave (full time employment entitlement) plus bank holidays
- Private health insurance
- Paid travel and expenses
- Mentoring programme for progression to chartership
- Paid professional membership of a chartership body.
- Use of company vehicles for site visits
- Company profit sharing scheme

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