Black & Veatch Senior Geotechnical Engineer in Scotland, United Kingdom

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

United Kingdom-Scotland


Date published:30-Apr-2017

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Water

Business Plan:ENG


Primary Purpose:

Due to an expanding workload, Black and Veatch are seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join the Geotechnical Team in the Stepps Glasgow office.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Working as part of the geotechnical team, the successful applicant would be expected to do the following:

• Provide point of contact for geotechnical work in the Glasgow Office

• Mentor junior staff

• The design and preparation of documentation for ground investigations,

• Site supervision of ground investigations,

• Collation and interpretation of the results of ground investigations,

• Preparation of sections and drawings illustrating geological conditions,

• Design of engineering solutions for earthworks, foundations, slopes and retaining structures,

• Check the work of junior staff.

Many of our schemes are multi-disciplinary and will require liaison with project teams of varying complexity and size.

The following competencies are required:

• Chartered Engineer

• Degree qualified to Masters Level (or equivalent) in Geotechnical Engineering or other relevant subject.

• Proven geotechnical experience within a range of sectors

• Ability to mentor junior staff.

• Strong communication skills – both verbal and written

• Good organisational skills and be able to multi-task. Travel as required in UK and Europe.

• Full UK drivers licence is essential.

• Awareness of responsibilities under the CDM regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters Level Degree in relevant subject


Geotechnical Design

Full UK Driving Licence

Dynamic outgoing individual.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Masters Level Degree in Civil Engineering

Ability to use Geostudio Suite, WALLAP, gINT

CSCS Card, EUSR Water Card

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