Geotechnical Design Engineer

Water & Utilities
  • UK, London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £35,000 to £45,000 per year
My client is looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working senior geotechnical engineer who is passionate about sustainability, and keen to work in a collaborative environment. You will be responsible for the delivery of geotechnical services for a wide range of projects, often in collaboration with other disciplines....

Quote ref: 1061/26615

Job description

My client is looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working senior geotechnical engineer who is passionate about sustainability, and keen to work in a collaborative environment. You will be responsible for the delivery of geotechnical services for a wide range of projects, often in collaboration with other disciplines. This is a terrific opportunity to join the London hub of a thriving practice — and contribute to overall business development through involvement in our internal development groups.  

You will need to be a dab hand with a pencil, able to command the respect of colleagues and clients, and experienced in successfully leading teams across a number of projects. This capability should be matched by excellent interpersonal skills, and a readiness to represent us at meetings with clients and project teams.  

 

Key responsibilities and tasks:  

— Delivery of geotechnical services for small/medium size projects, and as part of larger teams for more complex projects, all under the leadership of the discipline director  

— Delivery of geotechnical services to other disciplines , particularly the structures teams, nationally and internationally  

— Act as ‘project manager’, as defined by the company, for single-discipline projects  

— Plan, coordinate, undertake and/or supervise technical work on projects  

— Act as the company's ambassador to clients, reflecting the practice’s ethos and values  

— Take part in business development activities  

— Ensure sustainability is at the heart of all work  

— Assist with bid submissions, often in collaboration with colleagues  

— Assist in providing guidance for less-experienced team members

Requirements

The ideal candidate digits and skills:  

— 6-8 years’ experience in geotechnical design  

— BEng/MEng (Hons) degree (or equivalent) in civil engineering  

— Chartered (CEng MICE) as a civil engineer or close to application  

— Proven experience in Finite Element analysis, numerical modelling and infrastructure engineering  

— Proven experience in the leadership of technical design teams on complex urban projects  

— Experience in renewable and offshore geotechnical design preferred  

— Capable of working independently, leading design activities, and meeting challenging deadlines  

— Willingness to be involved in our internal development groups  

— Ability and enjoyment in communicating with a pencil  

— A portfolio of completed projects

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