Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Sheffield, UK

REF: NE394, úCompetitve

Due to an expanding workload our client are seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join the Geotechnical Team in the Sheffield team.

Working as part of the geotechnical team, the Senior Geotechnical Engineer would be expected to do the following:

* Provide point of contact for geotechnical work in the Godalming
* Mentor junior staff
* The design and preparation of documentation for ground investigations,
* Site supervision of ground investigations,
* Collation and interpretation of the results of ground investigations,
* Preparation of sections and drawings illustrating geological conditions,
* Design of engineering solutions for earthworks, foundations, slopes and retaining structures,
* Check the work of junior staff.

Many of our client’s schemes are multi-disciplinary and will require liaison with project teams of varying complexity and size.

For your application to be successful you must hold

* A degree to Masters Level (or equivalent) in Geotechnical Engineering or other relevant subject.
* Proven geotechnical experience within a range of sectors
* Ability to mentor junior staff.
* Strong communication skills – both verbal and written
* Good organisational skills and be able to multi-task. Travel as required in UK and Europe.
* Full UK drivers licence is essential.
* Awareness of responsibilities under the CDM regulations.

This fantastic role comes with an immediate start and offers career progression for the successful Senior Geotechnical Engineer. To apply to this position please contact Neil Ellerton of Penguin Recruitment on 01792 365 100. Alternatively, you can email a copy of your CV to

published: 20 March 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.