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Principal/Associate Geotechnical Engineer


RSK
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
Location: Hemel Hempstead
Job type: Contract/Locum
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Geotechnical Jobs
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Principal/Associate Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Salary: £40,000 - £55,000

The Geosciences team within RSK Group is one of the UK’s largest geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies with ambitious plans for growth in the future. The Geosciences team provides consultancy and design services to a range of external clients including engineers, house-builders, oil companies and local authorities. Our current workload includes major infrastructure projects, housing developments, landfills and commercial warehouses.

RSK is currently recruiting for a Principal or Associate Level Geotechnical Engineer to join our well-established and experienced Geosciences consultancy team in our Hemel Hempstead office. RSK prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and allowing employees to reach their full potential.

Principal / Associate Geotechnical Engineer – Hemel Hempstead

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the geotechnical elements of projects in the southeast of England (but could be in other areas of the UK or globally) as directed by the Team Leader or Project Director. Good communication is required to inform/liaise with other project staff and the client with updates and any issues raised. More specifically you will be:

* Managing a variety of geo-environmental and geotechnical projects for both external clients and for other teams within RSK

* Providing technical support at all stages of assigned projects and controlling project costs

* Overseeing ground investigations

* Contract administration and preparation of specifications

* Soil and rock logging to current geotechnical standards, including laboratory scheduling

* Geotechnical analysis and design of slopes, earthworks, foundations, basements and retaining structures

* Working knowledge of contaminated land issues would be beneficial

* Preparing and checking technical notes, drawings and geotechnical reports

* Prepare proposals and tenders and contribute to business development activity

* Travel to other offices and sites within the UK (as needed)

In addition you will:

* Mentor and support team members as appropriate, providing guardianship and imparting your knowledge and expertise to less experience employees;

* Establish and develop strong working relationships with new and existing clients, which is integral to the growth of the Geosciences department in Hemel Hempstead and the wider business;

* Provide technical leadership in the day to day delivery of projects.

These particular roles would be suitable for applicants who are looking develop their career to the next stage. Critically you will understand the importance of building strong working relationships by delivering a successful service on time and within budget.

Person Specification

* BEng or BSc or equivalent in Civil, Geology or Geotechnical Engineering or similar;

* Typically a further degree in Soil/Rock Mechanics, Engineering Geology, Geotechnics or equivalent would be desirable

* Chartered Engineer/Geologist with a relevant professional body or working towards Chartered status with a relevant institution (e.g. CGeol, CEng, RoGEP);

* Typically requires at least 10 to 15 years specific relevant experience;

* A thorough understanding of geology, ground investigation works, engineering geology and geotechnical engineering;

* Significant and demonstrable experience of geotechnical inspections, studies, design and reporting, preferably on residential developments;

* Able to complete factual and interpretative assessments;

* Able to deliver projects and work within a multi-disciplinary consultancy;

* Able to write proposals that are both technically sound and commercially accurate;

* Provide strong technical leadership and mentoring skills to project staff;

* Strong track record in managing time and resources effectively and within budget.

Salary and benefits

* £40,000 to £55,000 depending on experience

* Contributory Pension Scheme

* Free life assurance cover

* A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, and private health care

* We encourage Continuing Professional Development and, as a Registered Practice with the Geological Society or Institute of Civil Engineers, we are committed to supporting candidates along the pathway to Chartership.

At RSK we operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation, adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all. The company prides itself on providing employees with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and enabling them to reach their full potential. Listed as being in the top 3 environmental consultancies and listed in the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

Furthermore, retaining our employees is the building block of a successful organisation and we want to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working, social activities, and community involvement projects.

RSK is also committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Principal/Associate Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Salary: £40,000 - £55,000

The Geosciences team within RSK Group is one of the UK’s largest geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies with ambitious plans for growth in the future. The Geosciences team provides consultancy and design services to a range of external clients including engineers, house-builders, oil companies and local authorities. Our current workload includes major infrastructure projects, housing developments, landfills and commercial warehouses.

RSK is currently recruiting for a Principal or Associate Level Geotechnical Engineer to join our well-established and experienced Geosciences consultancy team in our Hemel Hempstead office. RSK prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and allowing employees to reach their full potential.

Principal / Associate Geotechnical Engineer – Hemel Hempstead

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the geotechnical elements of projects in the southeast of England (but could be in other areas of the UK or globally) as directed by the Team Leader or Project Director. Good communication is required to inform/liaise with other project staff and the client with updates and any issues raised. More specifically you will be:

* Managing a variety of geo-environmental and geotechnical projects for both external clients and for other teams within RSK

* Providing technical support at all stages of assigned projects and controlling project costs

* Overseeing ground investigations

* Contract administration and preparation of specifications

* Soil and rock logging to current geotechnical standards, including laboratory scheduling

* Geotechnical analysis and design of slopes, earthworks, foundations, basements and retaining structures

* Working knowledge of contaminated land issues would be beneficial

* Preparing and checking technical notes, drawings and geotechnical reports

* Prepare proposals and tenders and contribute to business development activity

* Travel to other offices and sites within the UK (as needed)

In addition you will:

* Mentor and support team members as appropriate, providing guardianship and imparting your knowledge and expertise to less experience employees;

* Establish and develop strong working relationships with new and existing clients, which is integral to the growth of the Geosciences department in Hemel Hempstead and the wider business;

* Provide technical leadership in the day to day delivery of projects.

These particular roles would be suitable for applicants who are looking develop their career to the next stage. Critically you will understand the importance of building strong working relationships by delivering a successful service on time and within budget.

Person Specification

* BEng or BSc or equivalent in Civil, Geology or Geotechnical Engineering or similar;

* Typically a further degree in Soil/Rock Mechanics, Engineering Geology, Geotechnics or equivalent would be desirable

* Chartered Engineer/Geologist with a relevant professional body or working towards Chartered status with a relevant institution (e.g. CGeol, CEng, RoGEP);

* Typically requires at least 10 to 15 years specific relevant experience;

* A thorough understanding of geology, ground investigation works, engineering geology and geotechnical engineering;

* Significant and demonstrable experience of geotechnical inspections, studies, design and reporting, preferably on residential developments;

* Able to complete factual and interpretative assessments;

* Able to deliver projects and work within a multi-disciplinary consultancy;

* Able to write proposals that are both technically sound and commercially accurate;

* Provide strong technical leadership and mentoring skills to project staff;

* Strong track record in managing time and resources effectively and within budget.

Salary and benefits

* £40,000 to £55,000 depending on experience

* Contributory Pension Scheme

* Free life assurance cover

* A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, and private health care

* We encourage Continuing Professional Development and, as a Registered Practice with the Geological Society or Institute of Civil Engineers, we are committed to supporting candidates along the pathway to Chartership.

At RSK we operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation, adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all. The company prides itself on providing employees with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and enabling them to reach their full potential. Listed as being in the top 3 environmental consultancies and listed in the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

Furthermore, retaining our employees is the building block of a successful organisation and we want to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working, social activities, and community involvement projects.

RSK is also committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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