Geotechnical Engineer
SSA Recruitment Group
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
2d ago

About the Role :

  • Can work with our structural engineering team to determine the most economical foundation solution for a project
  • Has a deep understanding of the behaviour of clay soils in determining if clay heave if will occur.
  • Has experience of identifying the need for different types of foundations i.e. trench fill foundations, ground improvement, soil stabilization, vibro stone columns, different type of piles.
  • They do not need to be an expert in designing these elements, as once we have identified the optimal solution, we can go to service providers for detailed design / quotes.
  • Understanding of ground contamination, specifically ground gases, and how they affect our foundation design.
  • Has confidence to specify further site investigation to clarify assumptions in design, i.e further boreholes, further Atterberg testing etc
  • Experience dealing with warranty providers in gaining acceptance of Geotechnical solutions proposed
  • The ideal applicant will be able to demonstrate the following qualifications / experience / aptitude :

  • Ideally hold Chartered status
  • Plays an active role in either the ICE or Geological Society, attending presentations and courses, staying up to date with the latest developments within the industry.
  • Has a deep understanding of soil mechanics and ground improvement technics
  • Clear communicator
  • Has confidence and authority
  • Can be client facing
  • About the Benefits : You will receive and excellent salary along with additional benefits

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