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Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Posted about 2 years ago
Location London (Greater)
Contract Type Permanent
Salary 45000-55000
Sector Construction / Civil Engineering, Consultancy, Engineering, EIA
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Saturday, 26 September 2015
Our client is a leading Environmental and Engineering Consultancy that is now seeking a  Principal Geotechnical Engineer to join the geotechnical team based within the Civil Engineering department in London.  With significant postgraduate experience the candidate will be chartered and have a detailed understanding of major civil engineering projects and the role of geotechnics within them. The candidate will be lead design teams in geotechnical discipline and provide guidance as required on a project specific basis. The candidate will have a leading role in the geotechnical team. Responsibilities include supervising and overseeing the work of teams including senior, engineer and graduates. Projects include the preparation of geotechnical design solutions for major civil engineering works for highway, railway and other infrastructure schemes at preliminary, tender, and detailed design stages.  Experience with main contractors on major Design & Build infrastructure projects Active within industry Institutions, Forums or Societies. Keen to understand, investigate and embrace new design philosophies, technologies and construction techniques applicable to geotechnical engineering Rail experience Clean UK driving licence                       The candidate will have a degree of autonomy in providing geotechnical design input to selected projects within the framework of the overall team.       Candidates will have a  Civil Engineering related degree, BEng level minimum, ideally MSc in geotechnical engineering  Chartered through the ICE Significant relevant postgraduate experience with consultants and / or contractors Capabilities in a range of geotechnical analysis software for foundations, deep excavations, retaining structures and slopes In return the company offer a competitive salary and benefits program