Geotechnical Engineer

Recruiter
Carrington West
Location
London
Salary
£30000 - £40000/annum
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
COMPANY INFORMATION

My client are a progressive design led consultancy which, over recent years, has been recognised as one of the most successful cutting edge practices in its field, collaborating with architects, developers and contractors both in the UK and internationally.

They enjoy a reputation as one of the country's leading Structural Engineers employing in
excess of 250 people across a diverse cultural spread.

The stability and growth of the company has attracted the very best engineers with the
promise of progressing and expanding their careers.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for the specialist geotechnical engineering aspects of design projects from
inception to completion in commercial, health, retail, industrial, education and other sectors.
Supporting the Senior Geotechnical engineer and assisting in developing a Geotechnical
Team, within the wider Infrastructure Team, including the supervision and training of design
engineers in the field of Geotechnical Engineering.

The role requires attendance at project meetings, liaison with the structural design team and
other disciplines, production and supervision of detailed designs and specification to meet
with design and construction programmes and co-ordination of geotechnical design and
detailing work appropriate to the project. It also requires contribution to internal
management of projects and associated resourcing appropriate to experience and capability.

KEY COMPETENCIES
Skills:
Experience in producing specifications for site investigation works and testing.
Experience in producing geotechnical and geoenvironmental interpretative reports based upon analysis of factual site investigation data and test results.
Sound knowledge of geotechnical analysis and design methods across a range of soil types covering ordinary and piled rafts, other forms of spread footing, piles, retaining walls, deep
excavations, ground improvement, dewatering and slope stability.
Experience incorporating soil-structure interaction within geotechnical analysis.
Experience in dealing with contaminated ground conditions,including specification of remediation.
Computer literate with knowledge of relevant design and analysis programmes, including 2D and 3D geotechnical FEM analysis programmes (eg Plaxis 2D and 3D), halfspace models
(eg HASE / PDisp) and contouring programmes (eg XDisp).
Experience in undertaking impact assessments on utilities, infrastructure and third party structures.

Qualifications:
Working towards or ideally Chartered Engineer, either ICE or IStructE

Experience:
The ideal applicant will be able to demonstrate their experience, competency and flexibility to rise to challenging situations and take on responsibility appropriate to their
capability.
It is expected that the successful candidate will have at least 3 years experience in the area of Geotechnical Engineering.

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