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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

ID: #16360     Date: 07/12/17

Location England, West Midlands, Solihull
Company Arup
Salary by agreement
Job type Permanent
Sector(s): Engineering jobs

  • MEng or good Civil Engineering-based degree with post graduate qualification in a geotechnical related subject, preferably Soil Mechanics
  • Likely to be Chartered with the relevant body
  • Significant experience in geotechnical analysis and design
  • Good communications skills (verbal technical report writing in English)
  • Experience in seismic geotechnical design would be an advantage
  • Experience in risk-based assessment or design, include use of statistics and probabilities in geotechnical applications would be an advantage
  • Able to quickly develop successful client relationships (both internal and external)
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines is essential
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Able to turn hand to other work when the opportunities arise
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Must be mobile and willing to relocate to other Arup locations for periods of time should the need arise
  • Highly motivated and willing to take on new challenges
  • Able to work in a multi project, multidisciplinary, multicultural environment
  • Additional language would be an advantage (as noted above)

Job responsibilities

  • The role is set in a multi project, multidisciplinary, multicultural environment
  • Geotechnical analysis and design, site supervision, production of drawings, specifications and reports and supervision of more junior members of the team
  • Accountable for quality of own work to time and budget and those of team members as applicable
  • Daily contact with other members of the group and other Arup staff
  • Regular contact with external agencies and site investigation contractors
  • Developing contacts with Clients
  • Reporting to the Associate and team Management
  • Travel including some opportunity for overseas work so foreign language (particularly European) would be an advantage

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