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Senior Geotechnical Engineer Shropshire

Newport, West Midlands, TF10 7DW
Closing date
Jun 21, 2024

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Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Due to continued sustained growth in our ground engineering group we have an opportunity in our Shropshire office for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer.As an experienced Geotechnical Engineer your objective will be to provide high-quality geotechnical support to our clients in the development of bespoke projects. You will have enthusiasm and expertise to develop and communicate concepts and innovative solutions for structural engineering and infrastructure.The focus of this important and varied role is to provide leadership for the technical delivery of geotechnical design, supporting a variety of infrastructure projects.Responsibilities:
  • Undertake research and investigations to develop a clear understanding of the ground conditions at a project site.
  • Plan, specify and manage site investigations and laboratory testing programmes.
  • Collate and analyse field and laboratory data and undertake analyses related to the project design.
  • Undertake geotechnical design and prepare detailed geotechnical reports and supervise others.
  • Attend sites and project where required to assist withsite inspections and surveys.
  • Ensure projects are delivered in accordance with the agreed budget and timescales.
  • Monitor the costs and programme of projects and provide information to ensure prompt invoicing of fees.
About YouEssential Criteria:
  • BEng or MEng degree in Civil Engineering or a Geology related subject.
  • Chartered or working towards Chartership with the Geological Society or ICE
  • Demonstrable experience in geotechnical design and construction and a good working knowledge of ground conditions in the United Kingdom.
  • Ability to anticipate and interpret ground conditions and to develop accurate ground models from site investigation and desk study information.
  • Significant experience of geotechnical analysis design of earthworks and structures for example, shallow and deep foundations, retaining walls and slopes.
The Individual:
  • Good verbal and written English
  • Ability to produce work of a high standard with minimum supervision
  • Ability to organise your own work and time management and supervise less experienced team members
About Us
Why Richter?

At Richter, we pride ourselves on attracting and retaining the brightest and best, fuelled by a professional environment built on achievement, creativity and career satisfaction.

We find innovative solutions to modern problems. We do what we say were going to do and we make a positive impact on our world through constant learning, innovative thinking, and passion for the work. We ensure that we offer personal development to all within our organisation which allows you to progress your career and offer the opportunity to be mentored by industry recognised Technical Leaders in their field, who will lend you their experience and ensure that the training you receive will give you the best possible chance of success.

Along with offering a competitive salary, you will become part of a collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment.We welcome and encourage any aspiring engineer who shares our fascination with construction, design and a wonder for how things work, and who looks at the world with curiosity and vision.

Our Business

Richter was founded to execute projects as efficiently as possible, to the maximum ethical standard.We deliver engineering works with a deep consideration for every conceivable aspect.

Were continually developing ourselves as engineers, as a company, and as individuals to construct in a way that protects natural resources, and create true harmony with the world around us. Were here to inspire our peers in the industry to be bolder and think bigger and support younger generations to pursue a career in engineering.

Richter is an engineering design consultancy specialising in temporary works design and construction sequences.Our team of civil, structural and geotechnical engineers have a wealth of experience working on buildings, bridges, geotechnical, marine work, refurbishments, railways, infrastructure and demolition.There is no construction challenge we cannot accept.

We have an impressive portfolio of projects, and are known for taking on and delivering the complex projects that others cannot with a company culture that drives forward our success.We are a collaborative organisation that supports each other as individuals and as a firm to deliver the best possible solution to the project, thus maintaining our reputation for innovation and lateral thinking to ensure we provide the most economical and least wasteful solution to engineering schemes.

You cannot build the world without Richter we build to improve the way we all live. We engineer value, together.

Richter is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we welcome all qualified applicants. You will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to sex, race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We recognise that not all disabilities are visible and will make reasonable adjustments to cater for diverse applicants in the selection and assessment process.

To all recruitment agencies: The Richter Group does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our vacancies, employees or any other person acting on behalf of us. Richter is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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