Mar 26, 2024

Principle Geotechnical Engineer Civils

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  • TF10, Chetwynd Aston, Telford and Wrekin

Job Description

Richter is an engineering design consultancy Operating out of 12 strategically located UK offices. At the heart of our practice is our team of experienced engineers and technicians, who provide specialist engineering design services. About The Role We have a unique opportunity for a Principal Geotechnical Engineer to join our Geotechnical team in our Shropshire office. This is a great opportunity to demonstrate your sound technical skills whilst working in an engaging and collaborative team. You will provide technical leadership, mentoring and advice for the team, while delivering solutions for numerous clients. You will be expected to provide a wide range of geotechnical support to the business. You will also have the passion and drive to be involved with major geotechnical projects across a range of infrastructure projects. We are looking for someone who is keen to keep developing their skills and explore all that you can do across our expanding organisation, with opportunities to share your knowledge along the way. As a Principal Geotechnical Engineer, you will manage an established and growing team providing support and advice to the wider Richter business and clients as well as acting as task lead on projects. You will lead or assist in the delivery of Geotechnical input to projects. You will also be required to provide technical guidance and support to less experienced junior engineers and technicians. There will be opportunities for a wider degree of responsibilities and roles within the Geotechnical team aimed at developing your career as a Geotechnical specialist. Responsibilities: * Communicate with the Client and with other engineers to understand project requirements. * Direct research and investigations to develop a clear understanding of the ground conditions at a project site. * Direct the planning, specification and management of site investigations and laboratory testing programmes. * Collate and analyse field and laboratory data and undertake analyses related to the project design. * Supervise teams in the development of project specific design solutions. * Undertake geotechnical design and prepare detailed geotechnical reports * Develop Client relationships and manage the training and development of other team members. * Continually develop profession skills and competence. * Attend sites and project where required to assist with site inspections and surveys. * Ensure projects are delivered in accordance with the agreed budget and timescales. * Oversee the monitoring costs and programming of projects and ensure information is provided to ensure prompt invoicing of fees. About You Essential Criteria: * BEng or MEng degree in Civil Engineering or a Geology related subject. * A minimum of 15 years’ experience in geotechnical design and construction and a good working knowledge of ground conditions in the United Kingdom. * The ability to anticipate and interpret ground conditions and to develop accurate ground models from site investigation and desk study information. * Significant experience of geotechnical analysis design of earthworks and structures for example shallow and deep foundations, retaining walls and slopes. * The ability to lead teams working on projects. The Individual: * Good verbal and written English. * Good attention to detail. * The ability to ensure that work is delivered to a consistent high standard. * The ability to organise your own work and time management and supervise less experiences team members * Good communication skills and ability to develop win-win situations * A self-motivated team player with the ability to lead design teams. * A ‘can do’ attitude towards tasks and the ability to ask questions to resolve uncertainties. About Us Why Richter? At Richter, we pride ourselves on attracting and retaining the brightest and best, fuelled by a professional environment built on achievement, creativity and career satisfaction. We find innovative solutions to modern problems. We do what we say we’re going to do – and we make a positive impact on our world through constant learning, innovative thinking, and passion for the work. We ensure that we offer personal development to all within our organisation which allows you to progress your career and offer the opportunity to be mentored by industry recognised Technical Leaders in their field, who will lend you their experience and ensure that the training you receive will give you the best possible chance of success. Along with offering a competitive salary, you will become part of a collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment. We welcome and encourage any aspiring engineer who shares our fascination with construction, design and a wonder for how things work, and who looks at the world with curiosity and vision. Our Business Richter was founded to execute projects as efficiently as possible, to the maximum ethical standard. We deliver engineering works with a deep consideration for every conceivable aspect. We’re continually developing ourselves – as engineers, as a company, and as individuals – to construct in a way that protects natural resources, and create true harmony with the world around us. We’re here to inspire our peers in the industry to be bolder and think bigger – and support younger generations to pursue a career in engineering. Richter is an engineering design consultancy specialising in temporary works design and construction sequences. Our team of civil, structural and geotechnical engineers have a wealth of experience working on buildings, bridges, geotechnical, marine work, refurbishments, railways, infrastructure and demolition. There is no construction challenge we cannot accept. We have an impressive portfolio of projects, and are known for taking on and delivering the complex projects that others cannot with a company culture that drives forward our success. We are a collaborative organisation that supports each other as individuals and as a firm to deliver the best possible solution to the project, thus maintaining our reputation for innovation and lateral thinking to ensure we provide the most economical and least wasteful solution to engineering schemes. You cannot build the world without Richter – we build to improve the way we all live. We engineer value, together. Richter is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we welcome all qualified applicants. You will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to sex, race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We recognise that not all disabilities are visible and will make reasonable adjustments to cater for diverse applicants in the selection and assessment process

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