Senior Engineering Geologist Geotechnical Engineer

Posted 06/06/2024 by JP Engineering

Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
£35,000 - £45,000/annum Dependant on Experience

We are working with a leading multi-disciplinary consultancy to source a Senior Engineering Geologist/Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join their busy team in Warwickshire.

Main Duties:

  • Assist in the design and preparation of civil engineering earthworks including preparation of specifications and contract documents for landfill construction and contaminated remediation.
  • Undertake supervision and quality assurance of civil engineering earthworks including the installation of natural and synthetic liners and capping systems for landfills and contaminated sites.
  • Undertake contract administration for engineering works including attendance at and input to contract meetings.
  • Undertake geotechnical engineering design work with regard to earthworks and engineered slopes for quarries, landfill sites and other engineering works.
  • Undertake geotechnical stability assessments of natural and engineered slope stability for quarries, landfill sites and other engineering works.
  • Undertake geological investigations for waste management sites, contaminated land, mineral extraction and other development projects.
  • Monitor the impact on the environment of contaminated sites including current and former industrial sites and landfills.
  • Undertake field supervision of drilling operatives, borehole installation and geological logging of boreholes.
  • Oversee the site work of colleagues making sure the scope of works is followed and provide training of junior colleagues in field methods and procedures.
  • Review of external documents, databases and reports and collate, assess and present information.
  • Provide support to senior colleagues for complex projects and legal related project works.
  • Undertake qualitative and quantitative assessments to assess potential design requirements and risks and verify the quality and accuracy of the assessment, models and inputs prepared by colleagues.
  • Keep up to date a detailed knowledge of environmental guidance and legislation relevant to the area of work and the implications this may have on the objectives in relevant areas of project work.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • BSc, BEng, MSc, MSci or MEng in a Geology, Earth Sciences or Civil Engineering related discipline.
  • Fellow of the Geological Society or Graduate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Chartership is desirable.
  • Ability to supervise a range of practical works and/or others undertaking field works.
  • Have a high standard of written work and able to oversee technical work prepared by colleagues.
  • Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft packages. Experience of geotechnical slope assessment models and three-dimensional digital terrain models would be beneficial, but training will be provided.
  • Experience of project management and financial control including preparing and working to budgets.
  • Experience of contract preparation and administration would be beneficial, but training will be provided.
  • Good project management, administrative, communication and organisational skills.
  • UK Driving Licence.
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