Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Recruiter
Calibre Search
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
£30000 - £42000/annum Benefits
Posted
22 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Newcastle
£30,000 - £42,000

Are you an experience Geotechnical Engineer looking to make a move into one of the most prestigious consultancies in the North East? This is an exciting opportunity to work on some of the most innovative projects in the UK and worldwide and to be surrounded by an outstanding support team. You will be working closely within a multi-disciplinary practice (with close reference to their Civil and Structural Engineering teams), providing specialist consultancy input on projects across all sectors including Healthcare and Residential

In this wide ranging role, you will undertake detailed geoenvironmental analysis, lead site investigations and risk assessments (including Phase I and II land quality risk assessments and environmental due diligence), and undertake remediation design and specification.
The candidate:

* Will be a Chartered engineer (or working towards chartership)
* Have a BSc (or equivalent) in geology, earth sciences, geochemistry or environmental science.
* Have extensive experience in geoenvironmental work (Phase I and Phase II, remediation method statements, remediation supervision & verification).
* Have experience with Detailed Quantitative Risk Assessments (DQRA) for Human Health and/or Controlled Waters
* Have experience of scoping, conducting an interpreting site investigations.
* Have knowledge of BS 5830/Eurocode 7, BS10175, CIRIA 665, 552 and 733, BS8485, BRE-SD1, CIRIA SP32 and WM3 and
* Have the ability to produce detailed, robust and defensible ground models and conceptual site models.
* Have experience of undertaking Tier 1 and Tier 2 qualitative and semi-quantitative contaminated land risk assessment.

Communication skills will be essential to being successful given the client focussed ethos of the role. You will need to overcome challenges using your own initiative and through your extensive negotiation skills.

For confidential discussion, please contact Simon Wake at Calibre Search.

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