Associate Geotechnical Engineer / Team Leader
- Deadline: 28.02.2024
There is an opportunity for a Geotechnical Team Leader for our Client's Edinburgh office to support their impressive current portfolio of prestigious geotechnical projects in the UK and internationally. In the Edinburgh location, they need to increase the team to meet the growing demands from their clients, especially in the infrastructure sector (particularly rail, highways & water). They are seeking an experienced Associate Geotechnical Engineer to join and lead the geotechnical team in Edinburgh working in these sectors.
Candidates should have the right flare and ability that will help the Client develop and expand their infrastructure geotechnics capability by building on the existing portfolio of rapidly expanding, flexible and outward looking team that can tackle work across a broad spectrum of sectors.
Some of the main responsibilities for this role will include:
- Leading the geotechnical team for major infrastructure projects.
- Leading the geotechnical team for strategic bids.
- Developing your own network of business contacts to contribute to the growth of the ground engineering discipline.
- Representing our Client at industry events.
- Integrating the team to their technical discipline and market leads.
- Mentoring of early career team members.
- Managing, motivating, mentoring, and developing professional staff.
- Developing and then overseeing initiatives.
- Extensive experience in one or more of the following sectors: highways, rail, or water geotechnics.
- A strong academic background with a relevant degree (ideally MSc or equivalent).
- Chartered status.
- Proven experience of acting as an Associate Geotechnical Engineer in a fast-moving engineering consultancy environment.
- Project management – 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.