Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Principal Geotechnical Engineer - Surrey

Ref: 306Thursday 9 September 2021

£40,000 - £50,000

Principal Geotechnical Engineer – Surrey

Our clients are a civil and environmental engineering consultancy operating throughout the UK and internationally. They are looking to recruit a Principal Geotechnical Engineer to join their Surrey office.

They’re looking for someone with at least 12 years post-graduate experience to manage and develop the geotechnical skill set and deliverables in the company reporting to the Managing Director and Senior Management team. The role will involve predominantly office-based work, although some site-based work could be required from time to time.

You will be responsible for project management, client liaison, technical assessment, design and report writing. Demonstration of strong technical knowledge is required. Ability to work well within a team is important.

The types of projects they are involved with include major infrastructure projects such as railways, roads, ports and harbours, redevelopment of brownfield sites including former gas works and landfills, provision of expert opinion in dispute resolution.



- Minimum of 12 years’ experience within Geotechnical Engineering

- Proven track record delivering geotechnical projects

- Ability to manage and mentor a team of engineers

- Excellent report writing skills

- Proficient in relevant software skills

- Excellent communication and client-facing skills

- Able to support and facilitate CPD


In return:

- £40,000 - £50,000 salary

- Flexible benefits package

- Exciting and varied workload