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 members
Liaise with he 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 Senior Engineers:
perform a safety leadership role for the DJV and role model values of the DJV
champion the preparation of designs that are safe and healthy.
communicate with team members to ensure that they understand, and become engaged with the field trials workstream
support the management of risk on the project by participating in inter-discipline reviews and close out review findings.
support Lead Engineers in all relevant disciplines to ensure that DJV teams are kept abreast of changes in standards.
liaises and updates the client field trial team on progress and proposals
resolve technical issues.
Will provide guidance and direction to the assistant engineers on how to develop field trial proposals
Undertake checking of documentation composed as part of the field trial workstream before releasing to the geotechnical reviewer
will keep abreast of best practices and industry standards on instrumentation and monitoring 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.