Senior Geotechnical Advisor - Highways

Fusion People Ltd
Birmingham, West Midlands
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Exciting opportunity for a Senior Geotechnical professional to join my Highways sector client.

Role Purpose:

To provide effective geotechnical advice and certification services to meet project leaders' requirements, working closely with the supply chain when required.

To assist in the development and maintenance of relevant policy documents in line with technical innovations, industry best practice and company objectives.


Provide impartial geotechnical advice that is accurate, practical and timely so that area and national improvement and maintenance programmes can be met and corporate governance maintained.

Contribute to the development and continual review of policy (in specific areas of the team's work), ensuring effective communication of changes and developments within the team and to affected stakeholders.

Contribute to the continual review of relevant standards i.e. within the Design Manual for Roads & Bridges (DMRB), BSI / CEN etc.

Contribute to the effective management of the budget for technical consultancy and research - ensuring best value, alignment to company objectives and the effective management of consultants.

To ensure the continual development of self (and subsequently the team) in the field of geotechnics via discussion groups, workshops and training - ensuring a consistent understanding and provision of specialist advice.

Drive improvements in safety performance and lead by example whilst following the company health and safety management system.

Relevant Experience:

Eligibility for inclusion on the Register of Ground Engineering Professionals at Specialist level is desirable.

Experience in the application of geotechnical engineering to highway design, construction and maintenance.

Experience of working with a range of suppliers and stakeholders in the delivery of project objectives and in developing effective working relationships.

Role can be based in either Birmingham or Bedford.

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