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Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist
Posted on 6/3/2022
Great Britain, United Kingdom
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • The successful applicant will be a Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist with a proven technical and project management track record. The role will include the mentoring of junior staff and therefore good communication skills are essential
  • The candidate will have a degree in civil engineering or geology with a post graduate qualification in a geotechnical subject and hold chartered status as either a civil engineer or geologist
  • Candidates should have the right flare and ability that will help us develop and expand our infrastructure geotechnics capability by building on the existing portfolio of our rapidly expanding, flexible and outward looking team that can tackle work across a broad spectrum of sectors
  • Experience in either the infrastructure sector (highways, rail or water geotechnics) or the energy sector
  • A strong academic background with a relevant degree (ideally MSc or equivalent)
  • Chartered status
  • Proven experience of acting at Senior/Principal level in a fast-moving engineering consultancy environment
  • Good project management skills - experience and understanding of the needs and approaches to the engineering consultancy and design markets, including relationships with clients, work planning and commercial management
  • Proven geotechnical design experience
  • Application of CDM Regulations in a design and ground investigation environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and technical skills and the ability to develop and lead geotechnical design teams
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to liaise with clients
  • Good commercial track record in negotiating and running successful jobs
  • Excellent report writing skills with the ability to self-check and produce accurate work
  • A willingness to travel on short assignments both within the UK and overseas
  • A valid UK driving licence preferred
Company mission
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is a Canadian company based in Montreal that provides engineering, procurement, and construction services to various industries, including clean power, mining and metallurgy, oil and gas, environment and water, and infrastructure.