Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Principal Geotechnical Engineer - London

Ref: 645Wednesday 1 December 2021

£35,000 - £40,000

Principal Geotechnical Engineer – West London

Our clients are a growing Geo-Environmental & Geotechnical Engineering consultancy with multiple offices based throughout the UK. Due to an increased workload, they are now looking to recruit a Principal Geotechnical Engineer to join their West London office.
A key part of the role, as well as delivering projects, and managing a team, will be assisting to build a sustainable and growing client base for the region. You will therefore need proven client management experience as well as sound and commercial technical delivery acumen. You will have experience of managing a team.

 • Management and delivery of projects to clients on time and within agreed budgets and in line with related commercial objectives   

• The day to day project management of Geo-Environmental & Geotechnical site investigations and other projects as required.

• Preparing and review of factual and interpretative geo-environmental and geotechnical reports

• Regular communication with clients to keep them up to date with the progress, status and findings of all project work.

• Writing or reviewing of new project proposals

• Timely response to all client enquiries and acting as a professional representative in line with the companies business values and vision. 

• Developing and nurturing client relationships.

• Communicating effectively with colleagues throughout the business to share resources, technical knowledge and support all forms of business activity

• Management of team, and leadership of Geotechnical Engineering Operations



• The successful candidate is likely to have a minimum of ten years’ experience and hold (or be working towards) a relevant chartership with a recognised professional body.

• BSc, BEng or MSc in relevant discipline

• You will need to demonstrate good experience of design, planning and delivery of desk studies, site investigations, foundation design, slope stability assessments, and earthworks design.

• Experience in basement impact assessments and mining risk assessments are also desirable

• Some contaminated land experience and/or knowledge would be beneficial

• Excellent computer and report writing skills are expected.

• Excellent communication skills.

• A proven desire and aptitude to create and maintain client relationships.

• Full UK driving licence with own car


In return:

- £35,000 - £40,000 salary DOE

- Excellent training and CPD

- Genuine progression opportunities within a growing business

- Flexible benefits package