Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Appoint Group
East Grinstead, West Sussex
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Principal Geotechnical Engineer Location: East Grinstead Salary: £47K - £52K Here is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Principal Geotechnical Engineer to take a leading role in ground engineering aspects of major projects within our established geotechnical team. We are seeking candidates with significant postgraduate experience who are Chartered Engineers and have a detailed understanding of major civil engineering projects and how geotechnical engineering contributes to the success of these projects. The successful candidate will lead project design teams in the geotechnical discipline and provide guidance as required on a project specific basis. Responsibilities 1. Supervising and overseeing the work of project design team members including senior engineers, engineers and graduates. 2. Taking technical ownership of activities that will 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. 3. Have a degree of autonomy in providing geotechnical design input to selected projects within the framework of the overall team. Requirements 1. Degree in civil engineering, BEng level minimum. 2. MSc in geotechnical engineering or similar. 3. Chartered Engineer through the Institution of Civil Engineers. 4. Significant relevant postgraduate experience with a consultant and / or a contractor. 5. Capabilities in a range of geotechnical analytical and design techniques for foundations, deep excavations, retaining structures and slopes, including soil-structure interaction and numerical modelling 6. Keen to understand, investigate and embrace new design philosophies, technologies and construction techniques applicable to geotechnical engineering. 7. Conversant with relevant design codes, including EC7. 8. Full UK driving licence. What do you do now? If you wish to discuss this vacancy further, please contact David So on or send your CV to: - keep up to date with our vacancies on the Appoint Group Consulting Engineering page on LinkedIn.