Senior Geotechnical Engineer

15 August 20222022-08-15
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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Falkirk/Hybrid Working

£45 000 - £55 000 Per Annum

At Jackie Kerr Recruitment, we are excited to be recruiting for a skilled Senior Geotechnical Engineer, to join our client's growing team!

Senior Geotechnical Engineer Role:

  • Design and manage multi-disciplinary ground investigations, including site supervision of sub-contractors
  • Be familiar with common conditions of contract relating to ground investigation (ICC, NEC3, NEC4 etc.) and ensure these are adhered to on projects
  • Review, sort and manipulate investigation data (including AGS data) to generate a ground model
  • Prepare calculations, drawings and other documents and ensure these are controlled during the execution of projects
  • Undertake shallow and deep foundation design, including axially and laterally loaded piles, bearing capacity and settlement analysis
  • Operate geotechnical software/programming, such as Holebase SI, LimitState: GEO and Settle 3D. AutoCAD skills are preferable
  • Write factual reports and EC7 compliant GIR & GDR reports
  • Design temporary works and enabling elements (e.g., temporary haul roads and working platforms)
  • Design permanent works such as mass gravity retaining walls and engineered slopes
  • Be accountable for assigned projects, including ensuring budget control and reporting financial performance to senior management
  • Co-ordinate with other employees and external disciplines on projects

Senior Geotechnical Engineer Required Skills:

  • BEng (Hons) /BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering or a Geotechnical/Geological Science
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ post-graduate experience and ideally Chartered or close to attaining Chartership with a recognised institution (CEng or CGeol)
  • Enthusiastic attitude
  • Produce High quality work
  • Desire to learn and progress
  • Demonstrate track record in geotechnical engineering
  • Knowledge and experience in ground investigation
  • Understanding of Eurocode 7 design methodologies

Senior Geotechnical Engineer Desirable Skills:

  • AutoCAD skills are preferable
  • An MEng/MSc in Geotechnical Engineering (or equivalent) would be considered advantageous


Jackie Kerr Recruitment is an independent agency that has been established for 24 years.
We strive to provide the ultimate consultancy service to all our candidates. Whether you are looking for permanent or temporary work we pride ourselves in understanding our candidate’s requirement’s to ensure that we place you in your ideal role.
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