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Principal Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist

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Principal Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist

Aberdeen

Are you an experienced Geotechnical Engineer, with experience working in a multi-disciplinary environment, looking for a great new role?

We're looking for practical and dedicated 'all-rounder' to join an already established geotechnical and environmental team and be responsible for the continued development of more junior staff, client base and help to manage geo-environmental workload across the south. If this sounds like you, read on!

The role

  • Understanding of the role of engineering geology and geotechnical engineering in the design of the built environment with a particular focus on residential, commercial and retail developments and all associated infrastructure.
  • Understanding of the behaviour of soils and rocks in the UK with a particular emphasis on the engineering behaviour of glacial and fluvioglacial soils.
  • Understanding of earthworks including experience of the preparation of earthworks specifications, monitoring of earthworks construction, placement and monitoring of structural fill and preparing earthworks validation reports.
  • Technically experienced in soil structure interaction, geotechnical design and interpretation. This should include; ground model determination and parameter derivation, slope stability assessment, shallow and deep foundation design, ground improvement optioneering and design, retaining wall design, ground movement assessment.
  • Experience in the overseeing of the construction process including piling works, earthworks and foundations;
  • Experience in temporary and permanent works design
  • Experience of managing a team of staff including matching workload to resources
  • Experience of managing large numbers of projects for multiple Clients with conflicting deadline priorities

Requirements

  • Required - BSc in Geology, Engineering Geology or BEng in Civil Engineering
  • Desirable - MSc in Engineering Geology or Geotechnical Engineering
  • Required - Minimum 15 years' experience in a civil engineering / geotechnical engineering consultancy of which at least 10 years must be in the UK
  • Desirable - Chartered Geologist or Chartered Engineer

Why this role?

The client we are working with is committed to offering plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth and development. With a competitive salary, lifestyle and wellbeing benefits, this is a great role to achieve your personal goals and be part of a well-established team of engineering geologists, and geo-environmental and geo-technical engineers.

Interested?

Get in touch today by clicking the apply button above, or send an email to Tom at: tjherbert@allen-york.com to find out more or to arrange a confidential chat.

Allen & York - delivering Sustainable Recruitment Solutions since 1993.

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