Geotechnical/Geo-Environmental Project Engineer
Fantastic opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy, who serves clients throughout the UK across a broad spectrum of sectors. With an ethos that is rooted in long-term partnership, a high percentage of their work is repeat business, and they enjoy successful professional relationships with globally recognised brands.
Due to continued expansion, they are able to offer this excellent opportunity for a Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental Project Engineer to join their Northamptonshire office, with an attractive benefits package and a stimulating workload. Projects typically range in value from £0.5 to £30million, and are extremely varied in type, scope, and complexity. The ideal applicant will have a good level of experience in the geotechnical and/or geo-environmental field, along with some experience of budgetary and technical management of projects.
The successful candidate will represent the company with confidence to a variety of clients and external organisations. The ability to take initiative as well as working within part of a team within appropriate authority levels is vital, and the candidate will be well motivated, innovative and career minded. As a multi-disciplinary practice, there is also a need to integrate and work with other engineering fields within the business.
In keeping with the level of this role, the candidate will be experienced in the logging of trial pits and boreholes, in-situ environmental monitoring, scheduling of chemical contamination testing and interpretation of results in accordance with UK and European recognised guidelines, with good report writing skills. The role will include client liaison, design, interface with project teams, and contract implementation.
The candidate should have a first degree in appropriate subject, such as Geology, Civil Engineering or Environmental Science. An MSc in a subject such as Geotechnical or Geo-Environmental Engineering is preferred, but not essential. Professional membership(s) are also preferred, but not essential. A good level of computer literacy in Windows and Microsoft Office software is required.
• Involvement in and project management of a range of geo-environmental projects from desk studies to intrusive investigations of a variety of derelict and contaminated sites.
• Planning of intrusive works.
• Management of site operations and contractors.
• Sample scheduling.
• Appreciation of geotechnical matters, such as foundation design, road pavement design, and ground improvement.
• Interpretation of chemical and geotechnical data.
• Interpretative reporting.
As a self-motivated person you will demonstrate the potential to progress with the company, working with some of the world’s greatest businesses across a wide range of industry sectors. You will be expected to contribute your ideas, add value and play your part in a consultancy that's at the cutting edge of the industry. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, driven individual.
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