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Geotechnical Engineer to Senior Geotechnical Engineer

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Geotechnical Engineer to Senior Geotechnical Engineer

  • Location:

    Watford, Hertfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Tony Hutt

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 030

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Due to a healthy looking forward workload and continued team growth my client is looking to recruit Assistant Engineer to Senior Geotechnical Engineer level candidates. The successful applicant will join an established team where they will help to mentor more junior Graduate Geotechnical Engineers whilst helping to deliver a range of Geotechnical Engineering schemes across the south of England and nationally, including road and rail, industrial, residential, commercial and leisure developments, providing robust, technically sound and cost effective solutions to Clients throughout. The candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills and should be able to write technical reports proficiently.
Depending on level, a thorough understanding in the assessment and detailed design of;
Temporary works e.g., crane bases, working platforms, propped shoring
Slope stability;
Foundations (Shallow and deep);
Earthworks Design and Specification
Reinforced Earthworks
Retaining Structures;
Soil & Rock engineering;
Ground improvement;
Ground movement and settlement analysis;
Basement engineering
Again depending on level, candidates would be expected to be proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite. A good working knowledge of AutoCAD, ArcGIS, RocScience (Slide, RocFall), Oasys (pDisp, Xdisp), gINT, PLAXIS and Wallap software
A strong degree in Engineering Geology or Civil Engineering is required.  An MSc in Geotechnics or Engineering Geology or a related subject would be beneficial but is not essential.