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Senior Geo-Environmental Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £30k - 35k per year

  • Contact:

    Adam Butler

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876016

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Our Client is looking for an experience Geo-Environmental Engineer to join their team in Essex as a Senior Geo-Environmental Engineer.
The Role The role will involve managing your own case load of geotechnical and geo-environmental projects as well as mentoring new graduates.
Key Responsibilities:  
·Organisation of intrusive investigations, including health and safety aspects, and managing subcontractors and site operations  
·Carry out site work, e.g. trial pitting, soakage testing, soil logging of trial pits and boreholes to BS5930/Eurocode 7, groundwater/ground-gas monitoring, appropriate sampling and scheduling of testing of soil/water samples  
·Communication and liaison effectively and efficiently with clients and subcontractors  
·Preparation of Phase 1 Desk Studies and Flood Risk Assessments
·Phase 2 intrusive investigations - collection of data and report writing, preparation of factual and interpretative reports on intrusive investigations, basic foundation design to include calculation of bearing pressures and estimating settlement
·Carry out qualitative and quantitative risk assessments
·Phase 3 remediation strategies and validation work, including on-site supervision of remediation and carrying out verification reporting of remediation  
Role Competencies:  
·Awareness of budget control during tendering and completing projects
·Adaptable and capable of managing own workload to produce a consistent and quality service to clients' requirements
·Able to communicate efficiently and effectively with various stakeholders and levels of management
·Able to work to budget and timescales
Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications:  
·Minimum degree (BSc (Hons)) qualified in Geology, Civil Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Environmental Science or Similar
·Preferably an MSc/M.Geol/MSci in Geology, Engineering Geology, Soil Mechanics, Civil Engineering or similar
·Member of an appropriate professional body and working towards Chartered status would be desired but not essential  
·The applicant should be able to show experience of managing site works, appropriate sampling techniques and logging soils/rock to current guidance  
·Applicants should also show experience of the production of factual and interpretive reports, including CSMs
·Able to communicate effectively with clients and subcontractors
·Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
·Good working knowledge of HoleBASE SI, CLEA, EA P20, Geotechnical Design Software  
·Knowledge of slope stability analysis is desired  
·Able to work to budgets and manage time effectively
·Previous experience within the UK regulatory and design environment desired  
·Full clean UK driving licence  
·Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK  
If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Civil Engineering professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on 02393 876016 for more information.  
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