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Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Employer
Pin Point Recruitment
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Closing date
Jul 5, 2024

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Specialty
Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Other
Principal Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist

  • £50,000 - £60,000
  • Newcastle
  • Permanent


We are looking for a Principal Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist to join a civil engineering company based in Newcastle.

The company was found over 100 years ago and focus on a variety of civil engineering schemes varying from small infrastructure to major strategic projects and offer a range of civil engineering consultancy.

As the Principal Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologists in the Newcastle city centre office, you will hold a key position in the team and help manage the geotechnical workload.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Lead a growing geotechnical and environmental team of geologists and geotechnical engineers.
  • Carry out Preliminary Risk Assessments investigations
  • Interpretative report writing and reviewing
  • Prepare Ground Investigation Reports and Geotechnical Design Reports
  • Deliver projects and work within a multi-disciplinary consultancy,
  • Provide technically sound and commercially focussed client proposals and reports


What You'll Bring to the Team

  • Relevant degree qualification such as Geology or Civil Engineering
  • Experience in considering construction techniques and constraints
  • Strong technical project management experience
  • Experience in client facing roles & nurturing strong working relationships
  • A knowledge of AutoCAD, ArcGIS, RocScience, Oasys, gINT, PLAXIS or Wallap software is beneficial.
  • Exposure to sectors such as infrastructure, industrial, residential, commercial developments would be good to have
  • An understanding of contaminated land legislation is also beneficial
  • A good degree in Earth Sciences, Geology or Civil Engineering is required.
  • Either be chartered or working towards chartered status.


For more details, please apply or contact Kirstie Oxlade at Pin Point Recruitment.

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