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Graduate Geotechnical Engineer


Amey PLC
Location: Birmingham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Graduate
Category: Graduate Jobs
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Graduate Geotechnical Engineer Programme

Our two-year Graduate Programme starts you on a journey to develop your career in a challenging, dynamic and supportive work environment. We’ll give you a real role from day one, so you’ll get invaluable experience and exposure working on varied and exciting projects for a large, diverse and ambitious organisation.

We want graduates who excel in their subject and who’ll bring talent, drive and fresh thinking. In return, we’ll provide you with all the support you need to achieve your career goals, because we want you to be successful and grow your career with us.

Account Overview

Amey’s Ground Engineering Account provides a comprehensive range of Geotechnical engineering consultancy services across all of our market sectors including highways and rail. We deliver value engineering solutions for our clients throughout the project life cycle, from feasibility studies through to design and construct and on-going asset management.

Our team of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental specialists pride themselves on excellence in service delivery to our customers and we are constantly seeking to drive efficiency and innovation in all that we do. With staff located in offices throughout the UK we are able to offer local Geotechnical support services to our clients and, working in collaboration, deliver cost and carbon benefits for our contracts with them.

What will this role involve?

We have opportunities across the UK and can work from our offices in either Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, York, Manchester, Cardiff or Bristol. You’ll be working as part of a Ground Engineering team engaged in the delivery of commissions undertaken by Amey Consulting. Typical tasks could involve:

* Support the Senior Geotechnical Engineer and other team members by contributing, under close supervision, to the production of technically sound engineering solutions,

* Support the Senior Geotechnical Engineer and other team members by contributing under close supervision to the management of projects and monitoring of project budgets,

* Accompany more senior colleagues to meetings with the client and other stakeholders,

* Assist in the planning and execution of desk studies,

* Contribute to the planning, procurement and supervision of ground investigations,

* Geological modelling and interpretation,

* Inspection work,

* Feasibility studies and report preparation,

* Analysis of geotechnical data, contribute to preparation of interpretative and design reports,

* Contribute to outline and detailed geotechnical designs including foundations, slope stability and remediation designs, earthworks design and retaining walls,

* Able to drive and assist in the supervision of site works.

What are we looking for?

We treat people as individuals. We want a range of abilities, from practicality and problem solving to precision and creativity. That goes for diversity too. We want a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve and value the experience that you bring to our business.

You’ll also have:

* Minimum 2.1 degree in relevant subject (Civil Engineering or an Earth Sciences subject (MEng, BEng, BSc), suitable for entry into a programme of accredited training leading to registration with an appropriate Institution).

* A post graduate qualification (MSc/PhD) in Soil Mechanics/Geotechnical Engineering, or similar, is desirable.

* Available to start Autumn 2021.

* Membership of an appropriate Professional Institution at Student or Graduate grade or equivalent, either prior to or immediately on commencement of employment.

* Full UK driving licence, is desirable.

* Computer literate.

* Commitment to studying towards professional qualification.

* Strong analytical, written, communication and presentation skills.

* Excellent teamwork skills.

* Eligibility to work and live permanently in the UK.

What you will receive from the programme

* A competitive starting salary of £26,500 per annum with salary reviews based on your performance.

* We as a business will support you every step of the way; you’ll have a manager to support your progress, a buddy to guide you whilst on programme and access to a dedicated Early Careers community to support you.

* To support with your personal development, you’ll take part in webinars with the wider Graduate community as well as Wellbeing events to ensure you’re getting the support you need.

* At the end of the programme, you could progress into an Assistant Geotechnical engineer role.

As an Amey employee, you’ll also be eligible for our wider benefits and rewards for example, Professional subscriptions, our Employee Assistance Programme, Save with Amey – a fantastic discount scheme for all employees and not to forget our Amey Flexible Benefits Programme where you can opt for benefits that suit you.
Graduate Geotechnical Engineer Programme

Our two-year Graduate Programme starts you on a journey to develop your career in a challenging, dynamic and supportive work environment. We’ll give you a real role from day one, so you’ll get invaluable experience and exposure working on varied and exciting projects for a large, diverse and ambitious organisation.

We want graduates who excel in their subject and who’ll bring talent, drive and fresh thinking. In return, we’ll provide you with all the support you need to achieve your career goals, because we want you to be successful and grow your career with us.

Account Overview

Amey’s Ground Engineering Account provides a comprehensive range of Geotechnical engineering consultancy services across all of our market sectors including highways and rail. We deliver value engineering solutions for our clients throughout the project life cycle, from feasibility studies through to design and construct and on-going asset management.

Our team of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental specialists pride themselves on excellence in service delivery to our customers and we are constantly seeking to drive efficiency and innovation in all that we do. With staff located in offices throughout the UK we are able to offer local Geotechnical support services to our clients and, working in collaboration, deliver cost and carbon benefits for our contracts with them.

What will this role involve?

We have opportunities across the UK and can work from our offices in either Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, York, Manchester, Cardiff or Bristol. You’ll be working as part of a Ground Engineering team engaged in the delivery of commissions undertaken by Amey Consulting. Typical tasks could involve:

* Support the Senior Geotechnical Engineer and other team members by contributing, under close supervision, to the production of technically sound engineering solutions,

* Support the Senior Geotechnical Engineer and other team members by contributing under close supervision to the management of projects and monitoring of project budgets,

* Accompany more senior colleagues to meetings with the client and other stakeholders,

* Assist in the planning and execution of desk studies,

* Contribute to the planning, procurement and supervision of ground investigations,

* Geological modelling and interpretation,

* Inspection work,

* Feasibility studies and report preparation,

* Analysis of geotechnical data, contribute to preparation of interpretative and design reports,

* Contribute to outline and detailed geotechnical designs including foundations, slope stability and remediation designs, earthworks design and retaining walls,

* Able to drive and assist in the supervision of site works.

What are we looking for?

We treat people as individuals. We want a range of abilities, from practicality and problem solving to precision and creativity. That goes for diversity too. We want a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve and value the experience that you bring to our business.

You’ll also have:

* Minimum 2.1 degree in relevant subject (Civil Engineering or an Earth Sciences subject (MEng, BEng, BSc), suitable for entry into a programme of accredited training leading to registration with an appropriate Institution).

* A post graduate qualification (MSc/PhD) in Soil Mechanics/Geotechnical Engineering, or similar, is desirable.

* Available to start Autumn 2021.

* Membership of an appropriate Professional Institution at Student or Graduate grade or equivalent, either prior to or immediately on commencement of employment.

* Full UK driving licence, is desirable.

* Computer literate.

* Commitment to studying towards professional qualification.

* Strong analytical, written, communication and presentation skills.

* Excellent teamwork skills.

* Eligibility to work and live permanently in the UK.

What you will receive from the programme

* A competitive starting salary of £26,500 per annum with salary reviews based on your performance.

* We as a business will support you every step of the way; you’ll have a manager to support your progress, a buddy to guide you whilst on programme and access to a dedicated Early Careers community to support you.

* To support with your personal development, you’ll take part in webinars with the wider Graduate community as well as Wellbeing events to ensure you’re getting the support you need.

* At the end of the programme, you could progress into an Assistant Geotechnical engineer role.

As an Amey employee, you’ll also be eligible for our wider benefits and rewards for example, Professional subscriptions, our Employee Assistance Programme, Save with Amey – a fantastic discount scheme for all employees and not to forget our Amey Flexible Benefits Programme where you can opt for benefits that suit you.
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