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Principal Geotechnical Engineer


Aecom
Location: Chelmsford
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Environmental
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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United Kingdom - Essex, Chelmsford - UK

Job Summary

Our Ground Engineering team in Chelmsford is currently recruiting for a Principal Geotechnical Engineer with extensive experience of providing geotechnical design input to a variety of engineering projects. The Chelmsford office is a major AECOM engineering hub with over 400 staff working predominantly within the Transportation (Road and Rail), Water, Tunnel, Building and Places and Environment sectors and the successful candidate will form part of our established and highly experienced ground engineering team providing local office project support but additionally support to projects in others offices with an associated diverse work load.

Job Duties:

*

Scoping, tendering and administering ground investigations and acting as the Engineer;

*

Design of geotechnical works including slopes, foundations, retaining structures, earthworks, strengthened earthworks and ground improvement;

*

Production of geotechnical reporting, specification and contract documentation;

*

Reporting to the design team leader, you will interface directly with other ground engineering team members, from graduate to Directors and with other internal design teams from various disciplines and contractors;

*

You will have strong development skills and the technical ability, knowledge and competence to provide guidance and teaching to others, particularly junior staff, if and when required;

*

Ability to work collaboratively and iteratively within a multi-disciplinary design team, to ensure work packages are delivered on time and within budget;

*

Establishing strong working relationships and ensuring regular liaison with other internal teams;

*

Be aware of and understand the AECOM Project Management procedures, their importance and their application to projects, including monthly progress and budget reviews of projects;

*

Carry out regular design reviews in accordance with the company Quality Management System.

*

Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team

*

Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

*

Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others.

*

Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

*

Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

*

Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.

*

Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

*

Prepares technical specification sections.

*

Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

Minimum Requirements

*

You will be a geotechnical engineer with a proven track record in the successful technical delivery of projects;

*

Possess strong problem solving and inter-personal skills working closely and collaboratively with colleagues and clients in a multi-disciplinary environment;

*

Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write clear and concise technical reports, specifications and contract documents;

*

Strong analytical capabilities and proficient in the use of relevant design software. Experience in numerical modelling using PLAXIS and similar software including UDEC/3DEC/SLIDE would be advantageous;

*

Experience with relevant Eurocodes and UK standards and specifications, in particular those of Network Rail and Highways England would be advantageous;

*

Willing to travel to other offices and sites within the UK and to occasionally undertake short assignments overseas;

*

You will have a valid UK driving licence;

Preferred Qualifications

*

A degree in Civil Engineering although individuals with an Engineering Geology or similar background will be considered.

*

You will have an MSc in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology or similar.

*

Chartered Engineer with ICE, IOM3 or equivalent.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 238439BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
United Kingdom - Essex, Chelmsford - UK

Job Summary

Our Ground Engineering team in Chelmsford is currently recruiting for a Principal Geotechnical Engineer with extensive experience of providing geotechnical design input to a variety of engineering projects. The Chelmsford office is a major AECOM engineering hub with over 400 staff working predominantly within the Transportation (Road and Rail), Water, Tunnel, Building and Places and Environment sectors and the successful candidate will form part of our established and highly experienced ground engineering team providing local office project support but additionally support to projects in others offices with an associated diverse work load.

Job Duties:

*

Scoping, tendering and administering ground investigations and acting as the Engineer;

*

Design of geotechnical works including slopes, foundations, retaining structures, earthworks, strengthened earthworks and ground improvement;

*

Production of geotechnical reporting, specification and contract documentation;

*

Reporting to the design team leader, you will interface directly with other ground engineering team members, from graduate to Directors and with other internal design teams from various disciplines and contractors;

*

You will have strong development skills and the technical ability, knowledge and competence to provide guidance and teaching to others, particularly junior staff, if and when required;

*

Ability to work collaboratively and iteratively within a multi-disciplinary design team, to ensure work packages are delivered on time and within budget;

*

Establishing strong working relationships and ensuring regular liaison with other internal teams;

*

Be aware of and understand the AECOM Project Management procedures, their importance and their application to projects, including monthly progress and budget reviews of projects;

*

Carry out regular design reviews in accordance with the company Quality Management System.

*

Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team

*

Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

*

Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others.

*

Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

*

Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

*

Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.

*

Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

*

Prepares technical specification sections.

*

Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

Minimum Requirements

*

You will be a geotechnical engineer with a proven track record in the successful technical delivery of projects;

*

Possess strong problem solving and inter-personal skills working closely and collaboratively with colleagues and clients in a multi-disciplinary environment;

*

Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write clear and concise technical reports, specifications and contract documents;

*

Strong analytical capabilities and proficient in the use of relevant design software. Experience in numerical modelling using PLAXIS and similar software including UDEC/3DEC/SLIDE would be advantageous;

*

Experience with relevant Eurocodes and UK standards and specifications, in particular those of Network Rail and Highways England would be advantageous;

*

Willing to travel to other offices and sites within the UK and to occasionally undertake short assignments overseas;

*

You will have a valid UK driving licence;

Preferred Qualifications

*

A degree in Civil Engineering although individuals with an Engineering Geology or similar background will be considered.

*

You will have an MSc in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology or similar.

*

Chartered Engineer with ICE, IOM3 or equivalent.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 238439BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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