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Job Ref:  68577067
Employer:  My Job Matcher
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Manchester
Post Code:  M13
11/10/2016 16:35
Senior Geotechnical Design Engineer - Manchester A multi-award winning group, renowned for providing high calibre engineering design solutions, with a particular flair for the unique and challenging is currently recruiting a Senior Geotechnical Engineer, who will be willing to join a thriving and growing Manchester office for a large consultancy group. Job Responsibilities prepare calculations, drawings and other documents and ensuring these are controlled during the execution of projects under your controlprepare fee budgets, proposals and resource requirements for projects under your controlspecify and/or manage site examination and investigation works in a safe and effective manneridentify and manage risks for the work under your control to agreed acceptable levelsco-ordinate with other engineers both in the regional offices and between Groupsdevelop the relationship between the company and new and existing clients in order to identify potential worksupport less experienced employees, sharing knowledge and acting as a coach or mentormaintain client relationships through liaison on proposals and project work manage and train colleagues undertaking project workcontribute to the management of the company by participating in Action Groups (by invitation)comply with the Company Health & Safety procedures, Quality Assurance/Environmental Management system procedures and documentation, CDM Regulations, and general legislationprovide support to the Quality Manager by participating in training, audits and providing feedback. Skills & Experience Required MEng/BEng in Civil Engineering or BSc in Geology with focus on engineering geology, civil engineering qualifications preferredMSc in geotechnical engineering and / or PhD in geotechnical NA Civil Engineer (preferred) or Chartered Geologist (a suitably experienced person on final approach to Chartered Review would be considered)Minimum of 5 years experience post-graduation in Geotechnical designMinimum of 3 years experience in geotechnical engineering Geotechnical design to current UK standards, particularly Eurocodes, with general understanding of the geotechnical processes below and demonstrable project experience in at least three of the following: earthworks remediationearthworks designsoil nailed slopesreinforced soil slopes and wallspiled foundationsshallow foundationsembedded retaining wallsgravity retaining wallsdeep basementsground improvement / treatment. Design, co-ordination and delivery of site investigations for rail and other civil engineering projectsUse of computer software for the analysis of geotechnical problems, preferably to include the use of finite element or other numerical methodsProduction of design drawings and supervision of CAD techniciansIdeally use of computer drawing software, e.g. AutoCAD or MicrostationGeotechnical report writing both Ground Investigation and Geotechnical Design Reports to BS EN1997 and the production of design specifications Personal Qualities Good communication skills both oral and writtenAbility to work on own and within a team to meet project, client, company and personal objectivesAbility to supervise junior engineers and develop their technical abilitiesA challenging attitude to the solution of engineering problems in order to achieve cost effective designs and develop innovative solutionsAwareness of the importance of costs and the need to complete projects on time and to budgetWillingness to seek advice when unsure of how to tackle problemsWillingness to help develop the geotechnical engineering capabilities of the office.
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