Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Posted 13 September 2023
Salary £40 - 55 per hour
LocationNorthern Ireland
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameEvan Brookes

Job description

Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer
A long term requirement has arisen for a Senior/Principal Geotechnical Design Engineer to support our client's geotechnical Engineering team. In this role, you will provide a wide range of geotechnical design services across all project stages including feasibility studies, ground investigations, geotechnical interpretation, preliminary and detailed design, and construction supervision for geotechnical works.
You will be working on major highways projects, mainly in Ireland and some in the UK. This position is hybrid and falls outside IR35. You must have a UK limited company to apply for this role.
The role
·Geotechnical data assessment, analysis, geotechnical design, risk assessment modelling and reporting
·Phase 1 geotechnical and geo-environmental desk studies
·Phase 2 Ground investigation procurement, supervision, field logging and sampling, monitoring and reporting
·Undertaking geotechnical design calculations in relations to the preliminary design of foundations slopes and earthworks.
·Supervising and monitoring of geotechnical related projects for infrastructure and land development projects
Key skills and experience required
·You will have recognisable experience in undertaking surveys and reporting. You'll also be comfortable working alone and as part of a team with the following experience:
·Strong understanding of UK geology and geotechnical/soil mechanics principles
·Practical experience of site investigation and laboratory techniques
·Experience of geotechnical design
·Experience of site investigation techniques and soil and rock logging and use of associated software and analysis tools
·Computer literacy in MS Office suite and ideally geotechnical reporting, design software and 3D modelling
·Enthusiastic team player willing to undertake site as well as office-based work
·Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write clear and concise technical reports and documents.
·Experience working on Highways projects
·BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering or BSc/MSc in Engineering Geology or Earth Science with an Engineering Masters.
·Membership of appropriate body (i.e. Institution of Civil Engineers/Geological Society) and nearing chartered status
For more information, click APPLY NOW or call Evan Brookes on 02393 876025.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles 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 role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Evan Brookes at Carrington West on 02393 876025 for more information.
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