Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Senior Geotechnical Engineer


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Senior Engineer
Job Purpose

•Responsible for providing information required to achieve scheme designs by demonstration via field trials
•Drive the field trials programme forwards to completion
•Provide guidance to other staff within the field trials team
•Liaise and update the lead engineer on the progress and direction of trials
•Undertake checking of scoping and specification documents produced by other team memebers
•Liaise with the EKFB field trials team by attending regular progress meetings (multiple weekly)
•Oversee the exchange and processing of data received from field trials
•Interact with the design optimisation team and look to incorporate some of their requirements

Knowledge and Experience for Senior Engineers:

•will exercise responsibilities in an ethical manner.
•are able to plan and manage tasks to time, budget and quality.
•can communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with people at all levels, across the project organisation and externally with demonstrated ability to prepare project reports.
•have good interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships with people at all levels across the project organisation and externally.
•understand how to manage health, safety and welfare within own area of responsibility. Including awareness of safety issues in an operating railway environment.
•are experienced at working with, people from varied discipline, backgrounds and cultures.
•must be a chartered engineer or geologist with a focus on geotechnics or engineering geology
•have experience in planning, supervising and designing elements of a project, with the ability of applying current standards and technical best practice
•should have a well-rounded geotechnical design experience with focus on earthworks, slope stability, piled foundations, laboratory testing and in-situ testing.
•should have experience in earthworks design, specification and implementation.
•should have understanding of the capabilities of GIS (Geographic information system)
•are required to have a working knowledge of HoleBASE SI
•require experience in the use of other routine geotechnical design programs such as VDISP/PDISP and REPUTE.
•should be fully familiar with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.

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