Geotechnical Technical Director

Jarvis King Associates Ltd
£56000 - £68000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Director, Geotechnical, Utilities business division

Location - Guildford, Surrey

Previous experience of working with a consultancy

This business has a requirement for an experience Geotechnical expert (Technical Director level) who has practical geotechnical work and design experience, to join the hugely successful and growing Geo-sciences business predominately working within the Utilities, Highways and Rail sectors, but also working on a wide portfolio of schemes throughout the UK.


MEng in Civil Engineering with a Geotechnical bias
Chartered Civil Engineer (MICE)

Desirable Academic Qualifications:
MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or related subject is desirable


  • Experienced in all stages of the projects, from initial feasibility through to construction supervision and advice.
  • Experienced as team leader or manager and supervising more junior members of staff
  • To have a professional profile and reputation within the industry at a local level
  • Experienced with preparation of geotechnical aspects of bids and business development
  • Proven experience on large multi-disciplinary projects preferably in the UK
  • Detailed geotechnical design and construction experience including foundations, retaining walls and slope stability assessments
  • Experience in earthworks design, specification and implementation
  • Experience in ground investigation design and implementation
  • Experience in the use of routine geotechnical design programs such as PDISP, WALLAP, REPUTE and SlopeW
  • Good numerical skills and significant experience in the analysis of a wide range of geotechnical problems
  • Client facing with good motivational and people management skills with an ability to influence staff and clients particularly regarding technical issues
  • Be able to demonstrate a high level of knowledge and experience with regards to commercial aspects of projects

This business offers a fantastic working environment and CPD opportunities.