Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Vacancy ID: 1029243
Created Date: 13.08.2019
Job Title: Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Salary Attractive
Temp or Perm: Permanent Role
Region: Scotland
Sector: Petrochemical
Consultant: Jenna Haldane
Consultant Phone: 0141 226 8155

Job Description:
NRL's client, a multi-discipline Engineering Consultancy, are looking to recruit a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to be based at their office in Grangemouth on a staff basis.

About the role:

Our client is looking for an experienced Engineering Geologist/Geotechnical Engineer to help expand their geotechnical workload. Typical projects include mining risk assessments, geo-environmental site investigations, rock slope engineering, foundation design including piling, temporary works design, road design, works on peat and complex settlement analysis.

This is a good opportunity for an enthusiastic geotechnical specialist to further their career in a highly motivated and inspirational environment.


  • Ability to design and manage multi-disciplinary site investigations
  • Interpretation of geotechnical data for input to designs
  • Experienced in the successful delivery of geotechnical designs
  • Ability to write GIR & GDR (interpretative reporting and design)
  • Skilled in managing project teams, liaising with clients and controlling budgets
  • Collaboration with other disciplines
  • Checking of designs and reports
  • Able to mentor staff in geotechnical software/programming, such as Holebase, Limit State Geo, Settle 3D or equivalent
What you will need:
  • Extensive post-graduate experience
  • Minimum MSc Geotechnical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a range of practical work experience
  • Preferably chartered
  • Good written, communication, numeracy and computer skills
  • The ability to demonstrate drive and enthusiasm
  • Conscientious, focussed, team player
  • Adaptable to changing demands
  • Should enjoy mentoring junior staff
What's in it for you:
  • Competitive salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Professional fees paid

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