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    Senior Geotechnical Engineer

    Falkirk, Scotland |

    Job: Senior Geotechnical Engineer

    permanent

    Posted: Jan 26, 2024

    Description

    Our award-winning civil and structural engineering and environmental consultancy client is currently looking for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join their team.

    The successful candidate will have a good track record in many aspects of geotechnical engineering, underpinned by a recognisable solid understanding of geotechnical principles. They will have a good base knowledge of ground investigation (GI) and will be conversant with Eurocode 7 design check methodologies for aspects such as shallow and deep foundations, retaining walls and slopes.
    • Lead the design and management of multi-disciplinary ground investigations, including site supervision of sub-contractors
    • Be familiar with common conditions of contract relating to ground investigation (ICC, NEC3, NEC4 etc.) and ensure these are adhered to on projects
    • Review, sort and manipulate investigation data (including AGS data) to generate geotechnical ground models
    • Assist with preparing calculations, drawings and other documents and ensure these are controlled during the execution of projects
    • Assist with shallow and deep foundation design, including piles, bearing capacity checks and settlement analyses
    • Operate geotechnical software, such as Holebase SI, LimitState: GEO and Settle 3D. AutoCAD skills are also preferable
    • Help to draft factual reports and EC7 compliant GIR & GDR reports
    • Contribute to the design of temporary works and enabling elements (e.g., temporary haul roads and working platforms)
    • Assist with the design of permanent works such as mass gravity retaining walls and engineered slopes
    • Help with project budgeting and report project financial performance to senior colleagues
    • Liaise with our multidisciplinary teams (Environmental & Surveying) to provide our clients with a fully integrated approach to projects.

    The ideal candidate will posses
    • Good track record in geotechnical engineering, underpinned by a recognisable solid understanding of geotechnical principles.
    • Good base knowledge of ground investigation (GI) and will be conversant with Eurocode 7 design check methodologies for aspects such as shallow and deep foundations, retaining walls and slopes.
    • Prior experience writing clear and precise technical reports and comfortable presenting findings/recommendations.
    • Can work to tight timescales and manage multiple projects at once.
    • Full UK driving licence and the ability to attend client sites, as required.
    • BEng (Hons) /BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering or a Geotechnical/Geological Science
    • An MEng/MSc in Geotechnical Engineering (or equivalent) would be considered advantageous.
    • Chartered membership of an appropriate professional body

    If you wish to discuss this role in more detail please contact Lyndsey at Global Highland

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    LOCATION
    Falkirk, Scotland
    SALARY
    (per Annum)
    JOB TYPE
    permanent - Full Time
    CATEGORY
    Engineering

    Lyndsey Wilkinson

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