Geotechnical Engineer

South West, Wales
Cardiff, Newport, Bristol
Industry Sector:
Sustainability Jobs, Geotechnical Jobs, Green Jobs, Environment Jobs, Geology Jobs, Geography Jobs, Geoscience Jobs, Building Jobs, Sustainable Development Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Construction, Engineering, Building Services Engineer, Geological Engineering, Geologist, Geoenvironmental Engineering, Geoengineering, Geospatial
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Remuneration and Excellent Benefits Package
Start Date:
Standard notice/ ASAP
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

Job Description

Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it’s employees? Our Client is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

The focus of this important, challenging and varied role is to provide leadership for the technical delivery of geotechnical design, supporting the Built Environment, Transport, Water and other Sectors.
Key elements of the role include:

  • Involvement in the development and growth of regional team
  • Assist in the management of geotechnical design teams
  • Undertake the design of specialist geotechnical structures
  • Management of project teams and budgets
  • Promote technical excellence
  • Supervision and mentoring of graduates
  • Business development, helping to develop Client relationships
Our client is enjoying an exciting period of growth thanks to excellent technical performance, framework wins and close client relationships in private and public sectors.

This is exciting opportunity for an experienced Geotechnical Engineer to join their growing team, you will join a 50 strong divisional team of geologists, geotechnical engineers, soil scientists and contaminated land specialists.

Candidate Specification

Required for the position of Geotechnical Engineer;

  • BSc(Hons) in Geology or Civil Engineering
  • MSc or higher in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology
  • Chartered with the Geological Society or Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Experienced in the design of geotechnical structures and the use of design software such as Plaxis, Slope W and Repute
  • Track record of managing design teams and client facing project management

If you meet 80% or more of what we’re looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn’t know we need.

Benefits we offer:

  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Life insurance
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Continuous development opportunities 
  • Agile/flexible working – because life isn’t 9-5
  • Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies – for parents and care givers
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme – Subject to company performance
  • Flexible benefits that suit you, including cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans .
  • The opportunity to make a difference

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