An opportunity has come available for a Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer, within central Manchester to work for an international consultancy but situated within a small Geotechnical design team in Manchester delivering high profile and extremely complicated ground conditions schemes for the likes of major highways, major utilities and urban developments within the UK and oversees.

I am looking for a Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer, ideally chartered with extensive design experience from feasibility through to detailed. Here you will have the opportunity to work within a small geotechnical design team (but be a part of a larger UK design team) and will be given the opportunity to assist in the process of building and developing the Manchester team.

Your role as a Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer will be diverse and will give you lots of exposure on projects including technical, commercial and financial management and delivery of projects.

Technical delivery will surround; writing and checking of geotechnical reports, site supervision, contract & tender preparation, delivery of a wide variety of geotechnical design and analysis including slope stability, piles, retaining walls, earthworks, foundations, using all relevant geotechnical software packages including Plaxis.

Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer Specification

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or Geology with a Bias and MSc to Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology.
  • Ideally chartered with the ICE or CGeol
  • 5+ years within a Geotechnical design consultancy
  • Extensive technical reporting experience within geotechnical design, ideally on major transportation or infrastructure schemes.
  • Design experience for piles, retaining walls, slopes, foundations and earthworks including specifications
  • Use of geotechnical software packages. Plaxis beneficial but not essential.
  • If you are looking to be located in the Manchester region, are a Geotechnical Engineer looking to progress your career or alternatively a Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer, looking for a fresh challenge and keen to know more, give me a call at Calibre Search Manchester.

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