Principal Geotechnical Engineer, Leeds / Bristol / Solihull

Civil Engineer
£60,000 - £69,999
22 Aug 2012
21 Sep 2012
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Summary: Principal Geotechnical Engineer with significant experience. Recent experience within the UK water industry would be preferable but not essential. Outline of role Have experience of the management of projects both financially and technically. Strong interpersonal / team working skills with a good working relationship with all levels of the organisation clients and contractors. Specific technical skills in geotechnical design as appropriate. Have appropriate experience in design contract and tender preparation tender assessment construction supervision and administration. Familiarity with relevant software packages such as MS Project Word Excel AutoCAD and geotechnical design software etc. The ability to communicate in a fluent and positive manner with other team members and to produce reports in clear English. Qualifications required First degree in civil engineering/engineering geology. Post graduate degree in geotechnical engineering/soil mechanics. Chartered engineer / geologist. Experience required Essential experience: Experience of working in a design and build environment (preferably water schemes and highways schemes). Experienced in soft ground design solutions. Design of special foundations (piled foundations ground improvement). Design of earthworks. Retaining wall design. Proven experience of project management of medium and large sized/risk jobs and involvement in large schemes. Design of site investigation use of the Yellow book Specification and knowledge of the ICE conditions of contract. Experience of managing a team of engineers/geologists. Preferred experience: Design experience as follows: Soil nails ground anchors reinforced earth manipulation of electronic geo data for modelling purposes in Gint and Rock works. Knowledge and experience of Wallap Repute Slope/W Talren Plaxis. Qualities required: Enthusiastic organised self motivated with excellent client relationship skills. Closing date: 25th September 2012 Interviews Ongoing Salary range: Grontmij offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Location: Bristol/Solihull/Leeds Further information: For further information please contact Matthew Digby via email on or to apply please click on "apply for this job" below. Grontmij is committed to achieving equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community