Project Manager - Geotechnical Site Investigations

Carrington West
16 Feb 2019
16 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A Geotechnical Project Manager is responsible for undertaking project investigations with both a geotechnical and an environmental content. Seeing the Project through from commencement to completion. Good communication is required to inform/liaise with the client periodically with updates & any issues raised. It is expected that employees working at this grade will have keener project finance awareness, be client facing, self-motivated, exhibit a proactive approach, and work well within a team environment.


• Undertaking Preliminary Risk Assessments (Phase 1 Desk Studies) and intrusive site investigations for environmental and/or geotechnical purposes in line with national standards and codes of practice.

• Managing fieldwork activities and subcontractors

• Undertaking Project Management duties and resolving any technical issues

• Writing factual and/or interpretative reports

• Preparing health and safety documentation, booking subcontractors and scheduling soil and water samples for analytical and geotechnical testing

Person Specification

• BSc degree level qualified in Geology or a related subject essential

• MSc in Engineering Geology/Geotechnical Engineering or Contaminated Land related subjects preferable but not essential

• Knowledge of contaminated land and planning legislation would be an advantage

• Experience of undertaking ground investigation for geotechnical purposes

• Able to demonstrate knowledge/experience in the field of geotechnics/engineering geology, including an appreciation of the impact of Eurocode 7

• Experience of working with geotechnical databases and other geotechnical software preferable

• Experience of preparing and assisting with interpretative reports for geotechnical purposes

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Prepared to work as part of a team or as an individual

• Candidates must be willing to spend a significant amount of their working day out on site and away from home.

• Computer literate (MS Office);

• Self-starter with attention to detail;

• Highly motivated and willing to innovate;

• Problem Solving;

• Working to deadlines;

• Full UK driving licence.


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