Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Surrey

Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Surrey

Job Title: Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Surrey
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Godalming, Surrey
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Car and package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH12917_1545305869
Contact Name: Chris Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 20, 2018 11:37

Job Description

Senior Geotechnical Engineer


From £30, 000 - £42,000 per annum


Our Client, a leading Independent Specialist Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental consultancy within the UK is looking for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join their office in Surrey.

As a Senior Engineer with over 3 years of experience you would be expected to be competent in using Eurocodes to work of a number of Geotechnical design projects including design piles, piled walls, foundations, temporary works, ground stabilisation, etc. combined with the planning, implementation and interpretation of all front end site investigations.

You will be able to demonstrate a strong all round knowledge and will be competent at all stages of site analysis, design and project delivery work. This is an important role for the business and here you will grow to become a valuable member of this established office.

The Job

You will be an excellent communicator with good leadership, mentoring, people management and financial skills who can confidently liaise with other project staff and clients effectively and with integrity. At a Senior level you will be working directly with your own clients so you must be confident it building and developing working relationships with both your client and sub contractors out on the field.

You will also have experience in:

· Detailed ground movement analysis using 3D finite element analysis software.
· Supporting innovative tender designs.
· Project management
· Training of a team of young engineers to carry out ground movement analysis
· Production of bearing pile / retaining wall designs
· Working to Eurocode Standards
· Combination of site and front end investigation work with design and Project Management

The Candidate

To be considered for this role, you should have:

· A degree in Civil Engineering with a Geotechnical focus and / or MEng / MSc in a Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology
· 3+ years' experience of working on geotechnical projects in the UK.
· Working towards Chartered Membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers or appropriate professional body
· Excellent report writing skills

What's on offer

This role offers a basic salary of £30,000 - £42,000 DOE with a fantastic benefits package. The company are very much a award winning Geotechnical specialist with a strong people focused approach, first class staff retention and a high level of technical expertise.

How to Apply

To be considered for the post please feel free to call Chris Jones on 02392 288214, forwarding your CV to

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