Grad Geotechnical Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Luton

Our clients are becoming customers 1st choice design and build Geostructural solution provider for projects in London, Home Counties and the south coast, they do this by providing safe, innovate, value engineered solutions for new build foundations that are installed faster than any other suitable method on time.

Their pledge is to establish lasting relationships with clients through value added solutions, which exceed their expectations, and to gain their trust through 1st class customer service level and communication.

Job Brief:

An exciting opportunity to develop a career working for one the sectors most successful growing companies. They want the best engineers to be the future of their geotechnical department.

Reporting to the Technical Director you will be accountable for carrying out a wide range of ground engineering elements, covering ground improvement, foundation design and retaining structure design.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production of Geotechnical design at tender stage to client requirements
  • Advising & working closely with structural engineers to achieve the most economical foundation solutions based upon site specific ground conditions
  • Assessing of site conditions, i.e ground/gas contaminants, potential for heave etc…
  • Preparation of calculations, written reports and checking of drawings
  • Advising of site investigation brief to meet their design requirements
  • Assisting with appointing and carrying out site investigation relevant to their proposals
  • Visits to site as required
  • Supporting Senior Engineers

Person Specification:

  • Passion for Geotechnics
  • Degree or greater in Geotechnics or another related field
  • Happy to work within the fast-paced environment of subcontracting
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Strong numerical modelling skills
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills
  • Passion for customer service
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • Team player
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail with an ability to prioritise
  • Strong IT skills, especially in excel
  • Confident communicator
  • Dynamic
  • Self-motivated with a desire for continual learning and improvement
  • Full driving licence (UK)

Rewards:

  • Full time Position
  • 20 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Professional fees paid for

Location: Working out of the Luton office

Why Work for our clients:

  • Aims to achieve excellent levels of quality in all they do
  • Young, fast growing company
  • Small team environment
  • Every employee is important
  • Opportunities to learn and progress
  • Opportunity to work closely with senior management