Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Posted 17 June 2024
Salary £55k - 70k per year
LocationNorthern Ireland
Job type Contract - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameNatasha Jones

Job description

A very exciting Principal / Associate Engineer opportunity has arisen to work with my client based in their Tunnelling and Geotechnical team in Leeds, Dublin or London.
My client has been supporting public, private and institutional clients for more than 50 years, developing transport, water, building, renewable energy and rural development projects from concept through to commissioning and operation.
Each member has a specialization either in tunnelling or geotechnics, but the type of work is interchangeable between the two categories. There is sufficient variety of projects to cater for everyone's needs and aspirations.
You will:
oHave around 8-15 years of exp as an indication of seniority
oBe a Chartered Engineer
oBased in Leeds or Dublin. London based is also a possibility.
oExperience of being a geotechnical discipline lead or team lead for a small to middle sized project (say 3-6 people)
oAbility to identify objectives, direct team members and motivate them to achieve collective goals
oThe following technical skills/experience are preferred, ticking the more boxes the better:
§Piles in Chalk and Glacial Till
§Offshore design, preferably windfarm and port
§Foundation design
§Linear transportation (railway, highway) sector experience
§Embankments and cuttings
§Ground treatment/improvement
oCross-over between engineering geology and geotechnical engineering skills is a bonus, but not essential
oGeo-environment skill is a bonus, but not essential
oHydro-geology skill is a bonus, but not essential