Senior Geotechnical Engineer - HS2

£50,000 - £55,000

UK / South East

Civil Engineering

Permanent

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Paul France
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Paul has recently joined MRG to head up their Civils and Construction division. Since graduating, he has over 25 years recruitment experience, all in Construction & the Built Environment. He specialises in recruiting Managers & Directors into the Civil and Infrastructure se

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Job Description

REF: 13423
Posted: 02 March 2018
Closes: 25 May 2018

MRG are supporting one the of the UK’s Tier 1 contractors to recruit for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to be based on High Speed 2. Reporting into the Project Director, the successful Senior Engineer will be responsible for providing leading all geotechnical activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team of award winning Geotechnical Engineers, Surveyors and Geologists across pre-construction of HS2 through to project delivery phase.
  • Overseeing the design and construction of pile foundations, D walls and secant walls, general retaining wall types and ground anchors
  • Providing solid knowledge of geology, soil properties and ground engineering to the team
  • Providing designs for piling mats and temporary foundations for cranes, hoists and gantry structures
  • Liaising with specialist consultants
  • Working closely with the temporary works and methods team
  • Organising and chairing fortnightly meetings with the team
  • Reviewing and approving team work utilisation and timesheets
  • Taking responsibility for technical delivery of schemes, reviewing of tenders documents and specifications
  • Managing specialist sub contractor
  • Supporting the management of reward and recognition across the team

Experience

Degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering/Geotechnical Engineering/Geology

Previous experience in a site based geotechnical role

Previous main contractor experience

Chartership (advantageous but not essential)

Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact Paul France on 020 8892 0115 or paul.france@mrgpeople.co.uk

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