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Geotechnical Engineer

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Job Description

Our client has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Geotechnical Engineer to join their team in Manchester. They are looking for someone with a minimum 2 years experience in a consultancy environment.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Geotechnical Engineer looking to work for a business that is going through significant growth. Our client will support continued development through further training, as well as the opportunity to develop skills and experience on the job.

KEY DUTIES WILL INCLUDE:

* Project management of ground investigation contracts in the residential, commercial, industrial and infrastructure sectors.
* On-site supervision of investigation works.
* Factual and interpretative report writing.
* Client management & business development opportunities.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

* Degree qualified in Geology, Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology (or another relevant subject).
* Soil logging to Eurocode 7 - BS 5930 essential.
* Experience with supervising drilling rigs and various site investigation techniques
* Scheduling laboratory testing.
* Competent in geotechnical design for deep and shallow foundations, basements, slopes, earthworks, ground improvement and retaining walls.
* Proficiency in geotechnical design software desirable - (e.g. pdsip software).
* Experience writing basement impact assessments and ground movement analysis desirable.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Good organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines.
* Robust understanding of relevant legislation, technical guidance & codes of practice.
* Membership of professional organisation, commitment towards continuing professional development and working towards chartered engineer/geologist status.

ATTITUDE AND VALUES

* Commitment - to deliver outstanding customer service internally and externally and putting the customer at the heart of what they do.
* Expertise - to use skills, knowledge and training to enhance the customer experience, to share knowledge and expertise where appropriate.
* Teamwork - to work as one team across the business and identifies opportunities to collaborate with other departments to support the business goals.
* Health and Safety - embeds HAS into all working practices and behaviours.
* Promotes respect, diversity and equality through attitude and behaviour.
* Works with integrity at all times.

If you would like anymore information on the role or to hear where this company can take your career, you can contact me on 0161 714 3800 or andrewbrady@buildingcareersuk.com

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