Principal Geo-Environmental or Geotechnical Engineer
As part of our planned growth strategy, we are looking for an experienced Principal Engineer with a background in land assessment and UK building development consultancy that can help teams of technical staff.
Location: Burton upon Trent
Salary/Rate: £40K+ (dependent on experience)
Experience (min. 8 years) in a ground investigation and UK building environment and fully capable of living up to our ethos of “No Problems, Only Solutions”.
Chartered, ideally with an BSc in Geology or Engineering and an MSc in Geotechnical or Foundation Engineering.
An enterprising team player with good inter-personal skills and proactive character.
Help and/or Lead with the more geotechnically challenging projects at Burton HQ, and support a satellite office. Liaise closely with our specialist environmental team to ensure "joined-up" solutions.
Managing projects from inception to completion.
Prepare and manage financial budgets.
Undertake some fieldwork but mostly supervise fieldwork by others.
Writing and checking of; interpretative Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental reports to UK standards.
A thorough understanding of characterising ground conditions and providing recommendations covering foundation design, ground improvements, earthworks, retaining wall, mining and slope stability assessments.
Technical support and mentoring to junior and senior staff.
Reviewing technical reports by other companies to provide summarised budgetary guidance for developers.
A full UK driver's licence is required for travelling.
CSCS card would be advantageous.