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Senior Geotechnical Engineer- Reading

Senior Geotechnical Engineer- Reading

Posted 18 June by Penguin Recruitment Ltd
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Senior Geotechnical Engineer- Reading

Salary- Competitive

A fantastic opportunity has presented itself for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join a well-established company who provide expertise in contaminated land surveys, geotechnical engineering, geoenvironmental engineering, site investigation and engineering geology. The role will be for a driven individual to apply their in-depth knowledge on exciting projects, to ultimately assess risks and solve problems. The candidate will be tasked with setting up an office and managing their own team so must have a degree in the relevant field, accompanied with a post graduate qualification and extensive experience in the field.

Skills and Experience required:

  • Experience of Phase 1 (Desk Studies) and Phase 2 (Site and Ground Investigation) techniques
  • Extensive experience in Geotechnics and Chartered status or working towards Chartership
  • Degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Geology, Geophysics, Engineering Geology, or any other relevant subject as well as a postgraduate qualification in the relevant field
  • Proven experience of Project Management and experience of working in a Senior role in an engineering consultancy environment
  • Experience of ground investigation supervision, leading design teams and mentoring junior staff
  • Proven experience of design of geotechnical structures, including earthworks and foundations
  • Excellent communication skills to liaise with clients as well as exceptional report writing skills
  • A valid UK driving license

Typical duties as a Senior Geotechnical Engineer:

  • Design and manage extremely high-valued projects, working in accordance with all relevant procedures such as budget, time management, etc
  • Identify geotechnical hazards and risks and develop innovative solutions to these issues
  • Complete high-quality technical reports which display detailed risk assessments
  • Regularly engage with clients to keep updated with current and new projects
  • Uphold the Companies' Health and Safety Policy across all the stages of each project
  • Proactively manage subcontractors and sub-consultants, client feedback and ensure effective communication with all involved parties
  • Manage the components of the project which you have responsibility for, including report writing, implementing sustainable solutions, meeting requirements, etc

This role offers a competitive salary with additional benefits, as well as the chance to develop your skills with incredible training and to progress in your career as a Senior Geotechnical Engineer.

To discuss this Senior Geotechnical Engineer role and other roles within this field then please call Courtney on or email your CV to

Required skills

  • phase 1
  • site investigation
  • Senior Geotechnical Engineer
  • phase 2

Reference: 43085905

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