Senior Geotechnical Engineer Job, East Riding of Yorkshire

You will lead and direct teams of geotechnical engineers & technicians on a variety of projects, providing technical and Lead Engineer input, as required.
To act as Lead Engineer on projects (especially high risks projects)
To act as line manager to team members, develop and lead on personnel development and technical delivery within the Geotechnical (Civils) Group.
To assist Section Head (Geoscience) in work winning development & maximise both company and team opportunities with Clients.

Senior Geotechnical Engineer / Section Head Geotechnical
(Civils) Group
Location – York

Senior Geotechnical Engineer
 Achieve the agreed targets regarding effective delivery of geotechnical projects to current standards, within agreed timescales and budgets and staff utilisation
 Monitor Geotechnical (Civils) Section performance on projects and action corrective action when required
 Monitor project performance against contracts/project quality plans and take necessary corrective action if required
 Secure business by developing and maintaining contacts with clients with support from Team Leader (Geotechnical & Geo-environmental) and Section Head (Geoscience)
 Assist in the development of staff to ensure the geotechnical skills are available within the geotechnical (civils) department to meet business objectives
 Lead projects on behalf of clients as directed by Team Leader (Geotechnical & Geo-environmental)
 Lead and manage deliverables within the Geotechnical (Civils) section in quality and direction through the RRP process (with support from Team Leader (Geotechnical & Geo-environmental) and Section Head (Geoscience).
 Direction of geotechnical design section for project and detailed design requirements with support of the Professional Head (Geotechnical)
 Take a Lead Engineer and CRE role on Projects as directed
 Take a lead role in development of Client contact and work streams with Network Rail and Contractors (with support from Team Leader)
 Develop and promote the team of geotechnical engineers through training initiatives and CPD with the ICE and as required by Professional Head (Geotechnical)

* Charted civil engineer
* Previous geotechnical engineering design and site experience at senior engineer level
* Consultancy and contracting experience
* Excellent knowledge and experience of the geotechnical aspects of civil engineering design and construction principles and standards
* Good knowledge of geology and the importance of ground modelling
* Good knowledge of ground investigation techniques and links to data acquisition and design
* Excellent understanding of Eurocode and other standards
* Railway and other sector experience

For more information and to apply, please send an up to date CV with contact telephone number or call me on 01252413080

I look forward to hearing from you.

James Culshaw
Head of Rail


  • East Riding of Yorkshire (East Riding of Yorkshire, England)
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  • £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable depending on experience
    Job Salary/Pay Rate
  • Contract
    Employment Type
  • 6 MONTHS
    Contract Job Duration
  • Senior
    Job Level

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