Senior/Principal/Associate Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist

Civil & Structural
  • UK
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. They are currently recruiting staff at Senior/Principal/Associate Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist level in their Epsom, Croydon and Cambridge offices. They need to increase...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 06.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/106434

Quote ref: 1061/106434

Job description

Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors. They are currently recruiting staff at Senior/Principal/Associate Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist level in their Epsom, Croydon and Cambridge offices.  

They need to increase their team to meet the growing demands from their clients, especially in the infrastructure sector (particularly rail, highways & water) and the energy sector, which includes carbon capture & storage, renewable energy (wind, current and hydro-power), low carbon engineering and nuclear power.  

They are looking for someone with the drive and enthusiasm to embrace the future. They have the depth of knowledge and breadth of expertise to help you build a bright career in this exciting and rapidly evolving sector.

Requirements

The successful applicant will be a Senior/Principal/Associate Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist with proven experience of acting at this level in a fast-moving engineering consultancy environment. The candidate should also have a proven technical and project management track record. The role will include the mentoring of junior staff and therefore good communication skills are essential.  

The candidate will have a degree in civil engineering or geology with a post graduate qualification in a geotechnical subject and hold chartered status as either a civil engineer or geologist.  

Candidates should have the right flare and ability that will help them develop and expand their infrastructure geotechnics capability by building on the existing portfolio of their rapidly expanding, flexible and outward looking team that can tackle work across a broad spectrum of sectors.  

 

Candidates should have:  

- Experience in either the infrastructure sector (highways, rail or water geotechnics) or the energy sector.  

- A strong academic background with a relevant degree (ideally MSc or equivalent)  

Chartered status.  

- Proven experience of acting at Senior/Principal/Associate Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist level in a fast-moving engineering consultancy environment.  

- Good project management skills - experience and understanding of the needs and approaches to the engineering consultancy and design markets, including relationships with clients, work planning and commercial management.  

- Proven geotechnical design experience.  

- Application of CDM Regulations in a design and ground investigation environment.  

- Excellent interpersonal and technical skills and the ability to develop and lead geotechnical design teams.  

- Excellent communication skills and confidence to liaise with clients.  

- Good commercial track record in negotiating and running successful jobs.  

- Excellent report writing skills with the ability to self-check and produce accurate work.  

- A willingness to travel on short assignments both within the UK and overseas.  

- A valid UK driving licence preferred.

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