Job Description

Geotechnical Engineer - Leeds

West Yorkshire, UK
Competitive salary
Ref: au.geoeng.leeds

Geotechnical Engineer - Leeds

Role Summary

Assist Directors in technical management of the site works by reviewing at tender stage, testing requirements and then post tender organise, manage and report site testing during the works and liaise with clients on any technical aspects of the project.

Duties & Responsibilities

Relevant experience, knowledge and skills of geotechnical engineering principals and practice including experience of planning and supervising testing of site works, undertaking geotechnical reporting, completing geotechnical design analysis and reports, and preparation of contract drawings, specifications and schedules in compliance with UK standards.
Strong analytical skills and experience of earthworks and structures detailed design analysis and specification of engineering solutions.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and manage site testing and liaise with clients.
Ability to organise and prioritise workload to ensure that timescales and budgets are met.
Good problem solving/contingency planning skills with ability to find quick, innovative and practical engineering solutions.
Responsibility for your own personal development and be able to support colleagues.
Ability to work collaboratively with others to form strong positive working relationships with colleagues, clients and contractors in a multi-disciplinary project environment therefore the ability to communicate in a fluent and positive manner and produce reports in clear English is essential.
Be familiar with relevant software packages such as MS Office, AutoCAD and relevant geotechnical data management and analysis software as required.
Maintain technical knowledge such as British Standards and industry standards.
Assisting and undertaking site sampling as required.
Attend all prescribed training and qualification courses as required and provided by the business.

Disclaimer: This job description summarises the work content and nature of the post and its role in the organization. It does not specify every aspect of the job in detail and broad headings covering only the primary responsibilities of the post have been used. It is implicit that all the usual associated routines and duties are included and that the staff will work flexibly.

Essential Skills

BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering or BSc/MSc in Engineering Geology or Earth Science
MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or a related applicable field is desirable
Minimum 5 years’ experience post degree.
Full clean UK manual driving licence
Relevant CSCS Card to enter sites.
Microsoft Office and computer literate, training provided on other software.
Adaptable to variable working environments.
Ability to work remotely around the UK, including from home when agreed and approved.
Willingness to work flexible hours when required.
The post holder will be expected to attend and pass internal and industry recognised external training courses as required.

Personal Skills:

Ability to conduct business in a professional and polite manner at all times.
Ability to follow instructions.
Ability to work on own initiative.
Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplined team.
Solution provider.
Punctual & efficient.
Work remotely if required.

Job Type: Permanent

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