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Stantec Geotechnical Engineer in Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Stantec are looking to appoint a Geotechnical Engineer to join our busy multidisciplinary Geo-technical teams in Reading and Cambridge. We can offer the flexibility of a balance between home and office working which will help maintain a good work life blend and effective team working.

Our portfolio of clients and work is expanding as the demand for our expertise continues to grow and we are a leading development and infrastructure consultancy who provides trusted advice to create value from land and buildings owned or operated by our clients. Together, we create better places for the communities in which we work.

Joining an established team of Engineers, you will be involved in a wide range of principally Geotechnical and some Geoenvironmental projects including highway/ infrastructure projects and land development sites as part of planning, site acquisition and construction. A key element of the role will also to be actively involved in our land development related work throughout the UK including technical analysis and reporting. Knowledge of rock mechanics and/or design of reinforced earth and soil nailing would be an advantage

You will be responsible for liaising with in-house and external clients, provide geotechnical data assessment, analysis, geotechnical design, risk assessment modelling and reporting on a wide variety of projects. You will participate in phase 1 desk studies, statement of intent and preliminary sources study reports. You will also participate in phase 2 ground investigation procurement, supervision, management and reporting, preparing geotechnical interpretative reports and geotechnical design reports. You will provide supervision and monitoring, of geotechnical works for geohazard and land development projects.

This is a key role within our team and there will be ample scope to grow and develop your personal profile and learn new skills along the way to further your career.

About You

You will hold a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Geology or a related subject and be a chartered member of a relevant institution such as the ICE.

You will have a proven track record in ground engineering and geotechnical design including the ability to manage projects from inception to completion. You will be experienced in team and line management having the ability to support and manage project team members. You will also have the necessary skills and experience to liaise with a broad range of stakeholders where you will be working closely with clients, and other professional staff across multi-disciplinary business groups.

  • Strong understanding of UK geology and geotechnical/soil mechanics principles

  • Practical experience of site investigation and laboratory testing techniques

  • Good understanding or experience of geotechnical design of foundations, slopes and earthworks

  • Experienced in site investigation techniques and soil and rock logging and use of associated software and analysis tools

  • Knowledge and understanding of hydrogeology and a basic understanding of contaminated land investigation and risk assessment will be a distinct advantage

The friendly and collaborative culture at Stantec is something we are proud of and we have many other reasons for you to be excited about joining us. We can offer a competitive salary and benefits package, agile and flexible working arrangements, industry leading training, great projects, and lots more!

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