Principal Geotechnical Engineer / Technical Manager Ref: (phone number removed)
Newcastle upon Tyne
My client is a large consultancy who work large, varied £multi million projects. They have a vacancy for a talented Principal Geotechnical Engineer / Technical Manager with the ability to competently and independently;
Check Ground Investigation Reports (GIR) and Geotechnical Design Reports (GDR).
Design traditional shallow foundation solutions to NHBC, BS, Eurocode and other relevant standards (i.e. pad and strip, trench fill, raft etc.)
Specify traditional ground bearing floor slab solutions taking into consideration bearing and settlement requirements, including options to facilitate this solution such as surcharging, re-engineering of Made Ground etc.
Recommend ground improvement options to facilitate shallow foundations and a ground bearing floor slabs (i.e. vibro stone columns, controlled modulus columns etc.)
Design bored and driven piled foundations to British Standards and Eurocode, prepare piling specifications, specify testing to validate installation and critically review specialist designs and proposals
Undertake detailed settlement and ground movement analysis
Prepare working platform designs (i.e. for piling rigs, ground improvement rigs and cranes)
Prepare complex coal mining risk assessments
Liaise with the Coal Authority, prepare grouting specifications and supervise works to consolidate mine workings
Undertake slope stability analysis and prepare options appraisals and detailed designs for slope remedial schemes and retaining walls.
Prepare earthworks specifications and material management plans, supervise large earthworks schemes and validate the end product on behalf of the Client.
Attend site and log soil and rock samples to relevant standards (experience would be preferable, but is not essential)
Prepare remediation options appraisal, method statements and validation reports (experience would be preferable, but is not essential)
Undertake temporary works design
Take forward designs to construction, liaising with Contractors and answering technical queries
The candidate should also have suitable experience to mentor other staff in all of the above.
Salary £52,000 - £60,000
Annual Leave - Buy, Sell and Carry
Increased Holiday Entitlement (with length of service)
Long Term Sickness Insurance
Professional fees paid x 2
To apply for this position please submit your current CV.
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