Job details

£47k per year
Job Type
etwa 2 Monate her

My clients are an award winning, leading consultancy working within the built environment. We have 14 offices across the UK and Ireland and are an employee-owned trust, so our employees have direct influence on how their company is run.

They are seeking to appoint an appropriately experienced Senior Geotechnical Engineer in our Leeds or Manchester office.

The position offers an opportunity to work within an established Geo-environmental team to lead on technical delivery of the geotechnical aspects of geo-environmental and geotechnical projects. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to contribute to the delivery of geotechnical analysis and design within a successful multi-disciplinary and national consultancy, providing excellent career development prospects.

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Scoping and specifying intrusive ground investigations,
  • Preparation of project cost and time estimates,
  • Undertaking analysis using industry standard software (e.g. LimitState: GEO, XDISP and PDISP etc)
  • Compile and technically review reports, including EC7 standard GIR and GDR, and production of other related technical documents. Understanding of the requirements of CD622 would be an advantage.
  • Working with other disciplines to deliver high profile schemes and innovative solutions to the satisfaction of our clients.
  • Providing pro-active mentoring of junior members of staff.
  • Assisting in the winning of business.
  • Pro-active liaison with clients, stakeholders, regulators, sub-contractors and other members of the design team.
  • Ensuring that all work is delivered in line with Curtins procedures and policies and to the highest safety, health and environmental standards.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering Geology and Geotechnics or other relevant subject.
  • Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering preferable.
  • Achieved or very close to Chartered status with Geological Society, ICE or similar
  • Work experience in a similar consultancy role, preferably in the built-environment.
  • Knowledge of engineering geology and geotechnics with reference to British Standards, EuroCode 7 etc
  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of earthworks design and validation
  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of the design of shallow and deep foundations, retaining structures, reinforced earth and ground improvement techniques
  • Capable of producing written reports to highest standard, presenting technical information clearly and concisely.
  • Works well with others in a team environment and possesses strong communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and a willingness and ability to learn new tasks.
  • Strong focus on health and safety.
  • Valid driving licence.

Benefits include:

  • Family feel culture
  • Being part of an Employee-owned Trust
  • Award winning L&D team who champion personal and professional development
  • 25 days holidays + birthday holiday and option to purchase further holidays
  • Hybrid working policy
  • 7% company pension contribution
  • Health cash plan
  • Employee wellness program
  • Workplace nursery scheme
  • Enjoy technology benefit
  • Competitive salary and annual reviews
  • Life assurance and long-term illness protection
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Holidays at our company lodges
  • Cycle to work scheme, bike storage and onsite changing facilities
  • Curtins awards, walking weekends and away days