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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

  • Location:


  • 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:

    24 days ago

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Senior Engineer
Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:
·Reporting to and liaising with the Regional Operations Manager
·Undertaking projects or components of projects in the field and office, taking responsibility for own resource and potentially resource allocation of others, managing subcontractors, quality assurance and client feedback and ensuring effective communication of any changes/modifications.
·Aid with the mentoring, coaching, technical training and development of more junior staff
·Leading by example to achieve goals and championing quality.
·Preparing and checking reports such as Desk Study Reports and GIRs and other project deliverables as required in line with company and client requirements as well as national standards and codes of practice.
·Participating in the resolution of project technical issues.
·Collaborating with other engineers to ensure the integrity of the delivery.
·Ensure compliance of deliverables for which you have responsibility, including RAMS/CPP, fieldworks, testing, reports and specifications with project requirements.
·Enhancing team's reputation by delivering high quality work on time and budget.
·Commercial input to projects (contract, invoicing, debt management, client management etc) relating to projects for which you have responsibility.
·Building and maintaining relationships with clients on projects.
·Ensure that the Company's policies are implemented successfully
·Comply with the Company SHEQ, ISO14001, ISO9001 and ISO45001 quality systems and promote a culture of awareness within the team
·Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your line manager.
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
·Degree qualified in Geology /Civil Engineering or similar
·MSc / MEng in Geotechnical Engineering desirable
·Chartered Professional (CGeol/CEng) desirable
·Financial/Project Management accreditation desirable
Essential Experience & Competencies:
·Well-rounded ground investigation experience gained from working in either a contracting or consultancy background.
·Proven experience acting in a senior engineer role with experience of responsibility.
·Post-graduate experience in most aspects of projects, including planning, commercial, and supervising, together with examples of applying standards and technical knowledge in projects.
·Good motivational, communication and people management skills
·Experience and understanding of the needs and approaches to ground investigation specialism markets, including relationships with clients, work planning and commercial management.
·Excellent report writing skills with the ability to self-check and produce accurate deliverables.
·Team player, self-starter and problem solver with a mature approach and ability to work as part of a larger operations team
·Flexible to travel for assignments.
·Familiar with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.