Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England, England
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH25517
Contact Name: Tom Herbert
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 3 years ago

Allen & York are delighted to be working exclusively with the UK's largest Engineering and Environmental Consultancy group. As part of a significant recruitment project to grow the Ground Engineering team, we are working on upwards of 15 vacancies across the Engineering Geology and Geotechnics teams in the South East.

We have 3 vacancies for Senior Geotechnical Engineers across 3 locations across England. Responsibilities will include:

  • Carrying out desktop studies and walkover surveys and assisting in planning ground investigations.
  • Preparing technical specifications and contract documents for ground investigations (GI), supervising investigations and acting as the Investigation Supervisor.
  • Scheduling laboratory tests, checking GI Contractor's reports, interpreting and analysing the results using software such as Excel, Surfer and gINT.
  • Collating, manipulating and interpreting data to provide reliable design parameters
  • Designing geotechnical elements such as earth and rock slopes, deep and shallow foundations, gravity and embedded retaining walls and ground improvement using appropriate software.
  • Communicating your findings and results both orally and in writing.
  • Preparing reports on desktop studies and site visits, Ground Investigation Reports and Geotechnical Design Reports as required by Eurocode 7

Minimum Experience

  • As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist you will relevant experience enabling you to have developed a range of ground engineering knowledge and skills.
  • You will have a working knowledge of UK geology, engineering geology and ground investigation practice.
  • You will be able to describe soils and rocks, appreciate geomorphological features, record your findings and write clear and concise reports.
  • Be familiar with software such as SlopeW, gINT, Oasys suite, gINT, Slope WALLAP and the Rocscience suite.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A first degree in geology, engineering geology or civil engineering.
  • A Masters or PhD in a geotechnical subject would be an advantage.

This is a fantastic chance to join one of the UK's best GE teams. Contact Tom Herbert on 01202 888986.