Geotechnical Engineer

Geotechnical Engineer

AECOM

Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Job Responsibilities:

  • Will be assisting Principal and Senior level staff in various elements of project planning and budget control;
  • Will be working on infrastructure, buildings and power projects in the UK and overseas. These will include schemes such as ports, airports, highways and railways, buildings & structures, coastal defences, power generation, water and waste water schemes;
  • Tasks will include interpretation of ground investigation data, derivation of design parameters, input to Eurocode 7 compliant geotechnical designs for deep and shallow foundations, earthworks and retaining structures (cantilever and embedded), including soil/structure interaction, using commercial software such as the Oasys Suite, WALLAP, Frew, the GeoSlope Suite and Plaxis;
  • Working under supervision of Principal and Senior level staff on the preparation of Geotechnical Design Reports (as well as Ground Investigations Reports and technical notes) in accordance with nationally and internationally recognised standards;
  • Working under Principal and Senior level staff on engineering design, visit sites and write reports, under the supervision of more senior engineers;
  • Assist in the internal checking and review of work by other members of the geotechnical team;
  • Working under Principal and Senior level staff in bidding for jobs and program and budget control and mentoring more junior staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Willing and dedicated to learn all aspects a geotechnical design (i.e. working to Eurocode 7 and other recognised standards);
  • Academic knowledge and some experience of ground investigation methods and soil and rock parameter selection;
  • Basic design knowledge and experience including foundations (deep & shallow), retaining walls, soil nails, reinforced soil, earthworks and ground improvement;
  • Experience of using geotechnical software in the design/assessment of earthworks, deep and shallow foundations and retaining structures (e.g. Slope/W, WALLAP & Oasys Suite);
  • You will be familiar with the UK Specification for Ground Investigation, the ICC Conditions of Contract and standards including BS5930 and BS1377 and be able to prepare specifications and contract documents;
  • Good communication skills both oral and written are required;
  • You should be willing to travel within the UK and overseas for limited periods.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A civil engineering first degree (BSc, BEng or MEng or equivalent) is essential;
  • A masters or PhD in a geotechnical subject would be an advantage;
  • Some experience in undertaking FE analyses would be an advantage;
  • Willingness to work towards ICE Chartership.

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