Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Salary Description:
£40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance + pension
Sector:
Consultancy Jobs
Function:
Engineering
Location:
Scotland
Area:
Glasgow
Location Description:
Glasgow
Posted:
28th November 2017
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Mattinson Partnership
Job Ref:
14146

Our client who is one of the UK's leading multi-disciplinary engineering consultancies and they are currently looking to strengthen their Glasgow office with an experienced Geotechnical Engineer. The successful candidate will have a fantastic opportunity to work on small, medium and large construction projects across the residential, industrial, retail, healthcare and education sectors.

Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

* Provision of geotechnical engineering support to a variety of environmental and engineering projects across the UK
* Oversee geotechnical design (shallow strips/ pads, piled foundations, slope stability, retaining structures)
* Lead site investigations and risk assessments (including Phase l and Phase ll land quality risk assessments and environmental due diligence)
* Prepare desktop studies, coal mining risk assessments, factual and interpretative GI reports, slope stability assessments and validation reports
* Liaise with clients on a wide portfolio of environmental engineering projects and support the development of new business
* Liaise with clients, colleagues and stakeholders

Qualifications / Experience:

* Degree in relevant discipline (e.g. Geotechnical Engineering / Engineering Geology)
* Experience in geotechnical design work including the design of cut slopes, basement excavations, embankments and retaining structures, shallow and deep foundations, slope stability and landslide investigations and analysis, ground improvements and rock engineering applications
* Conversant with principles of soil and rock mechanics and undertaking designs in accordance with Eurocode 7
* Understanding of geo-environmental issues, including contaminated land regulations would be beneficial
* Knowledge of bespoke geotechnical analysis software is desirable (e.g. Slide, Slope W, Oasys, Plaxis)
* Good written and verbal communication skills

For further information on this or any other related positions do not hesitate to contact Gavin on 0141 375 7955

Mattinson Partnership brings together recruitment expertise with hands-on experience. Through our knowledge of the industry, we are able to provide a unique and specialist service. We respect the need for absolute confidentiality and offer every assurance that your application will be handled with the highest levels of professionalism. We actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

For Further Information on the Mattinson Partnership visit www.mattinsonpartnership.com

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