Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Geotechnical/Geo-Environmental - Northamptonshire

Ref: 309Thursday 9 September 2021

£35,000 - £40,000

Principal Geotechnical Engineer – Northamptonshire

We’re currently working with a well-established Geotechnical & Geo-Environmental Engineering Consultancy who are looking for a Principal Geotechnical Engineer to join their growing team in Northamptonshire.



- Assist with business development, effectively communicate with clients, colleagues and outside agencies

- Prepare and manage financial budgets for projects

- Managing projects from inception to completion

- Travel to sites with some site supervision

- Writing and preparation of desk study reports, interpretative geotechnical and geo-environmental reports and waste classification assessments

- A thorough understanding of characterising ground conditions and providing recommendations covering foundation design, ground improvements, earthworks, basements/retaining walls, mining, dissolution, slope stability and environmental assessments. Conversant with GEO5 design software and geophysical surveys would be advantageous

- Technical support and mentoring to junior and senior staff and review high quality technical reports

- A full UK driver’s licence is required for travelling and a valid CSCS card would be advantageous



- Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a ground investigation environment

- Chartered, ideally with an MSc in Geotechnical/Civil Engineering

- Self start, team player with good interpersonal skills and a proactive approach

- Experience in business development

- Entrepreneurial attitude


In return:

- £35,000 - £40,000 salary

- Contributory pension scheme

- Private healthcare

- Profit share scheme