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Principal Geotechnical Engineer job in Cumbria

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Job Ref:  204624919
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Cumbria
Post Code:  CA9
Salary:  £35000 - £50000/annum
06/10/2016 02:16
Our client is the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. They have over 4,000 staff at 50+ offices in the UK and internationally, offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services. The breadth and depth of their experience ensures that we are able to add value to any project, regardless of its size, complexity or sector.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Principal Geotechnical Engineer with 10 years post graduate experience in Geotechnical Engineering to lead a small, well established team providing Geotechnical services in the civil, rail and highways sectors. The role will be based in the Cumrian office.

What you will do:
Provide geotechnical design input to engineering projects with a focus on analytical design
Reporting for geotechnical works including slope stability, foundations, retaining structures, earthworks and ground improvement
Client contact and liaison
Project management and the preparation of proposals and tenders relevant to the business;
Scoping of investigations
Identify training and support needs for individuals within the department to ensure technical competence
Carry out regular design reviews in accordance with the Quality Management System

Essential requirements
BEng or equivalent in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering
Chartered member with the Institution of Civil Engineers
Commercially and financially aware with relevant project management experience
Self-motivated with good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to manage, mentor and support staff

Desirable Requirements
MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or similar would be an advantage
Knowledge of Network Rail and Highways Agency Specification and Standards preferred, but any geotechnical background will be considered
Having a PTS, IWA or other rail safety qualification would be an advantage
Valid UK driving licence

In return the client is offering -
As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 20 day's holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share ownership scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle
As the business is a fast emerging player in the property and infrastructure consultancy markets, capable of challenging the and delivering outstanding client facing results capable of challenging the 'status quo' and delivering outstanding client facing results.

There are strong career opportunities across the group nationwide and overseas, with a strategy of secondment and resource sharing to enable maximum opportunity for individuals. Our client's culture is one of promotion according to talent and impact, not time served in the business; Ambition is expected and rewarded. They invest heavily in their people, recognising that their staff are their most valuable asset; Individual training plans and accelerated schemes foster an environment of continual personal development. All of this in a professional but fun environment
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