Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Greater Manchester
£55000 Per Annum
21 Jul 2014
18 Aug 2014
Tom Wood
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Principal Geotechnical Engineer
Job Type: Full time, permanent
Salary: up to £55,000
Location: Manchester
Consultant: Tom Wood
Reference: PGV45X

The Organisation: The Green Recruitment Company is pleased to represent one of the top engineering consultancies, serving public agencies and the private sector around the world in their search for a Principal Geotechnical Engineer. The company is a leading engineering, construction and technical service provider to oil & gas, government, infrastructure, industrial and power projects. The Principal Geotechnical Engineer will be based in their Manchester office and will provide support to the growing number of projects they are currently involved in.

The Role: This is a fantastic opportunity for a Principal grade engineer looking for their next step into a Technical Director position. Due to an increase in workload our client is seeking a Principal Geotechnical Engineer to be based in their Manchester office. You will be required to undertake geotechnical design work for a range of interesting projects throughout the UK with the option of overseas work also. Projects will be largely in the highways, energy, water, maritime, land development and building sectors. As part of the role you will be expected to support, supervise and assess junior members of the team whilst supporting the higher management in managing projects as well as supporting business development. A large part of the role will involve providing technical input and liaising with non-technical clients and contractors.

Experience and skills: The Principal Geotechnical Engineer will need to have;
• A degree in Civil Engineering
• A Masters in Geotechnical Engineering or Soil Mechanics (or similar)
• A commitment to your personal and professional development
• Chartered (or working towards)
• Proof of working towards membership of an appropriate professional institution
• Understanding of H&S requirements related to geotechnical engineering
• Fundamental appreciation of how to manage ground risk at every stage of a project.
• Minimum 5 years of experience in Geotechnics
• Experience of project management
• Experience in a supervisory/senior capacity
• Knowledge of retaining structure design
• Knowledge/experience of slop stability analysis
• Strong track record in managing time and fee

To apply for this role please send your CV to:
Tom Wood

Please get in touch with any queries on:
+44 (0) 203 640 2130

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