Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Yorkshire

Ref: 370Wednesday 17 November 2021

£28,000 - £35,000

Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Sheffield

We’re working with a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy who are looking for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join their Sheffield office working on a variety of projects ranging from Commercial and Retail, High Rise and Low Rise Housing Developments and Public Buildings.

They are looking for someone with a minimum of 5 years’ within the Geo-Environmental/Geotechnical industry with experience of geotechnical design, slope stability, retaining walls and foundations.



- Visiting sites to carry out trial pitting, soakaway testing, supervising borehole investigations,      verification of capping etc.

- Supervision of construction works which may include inspecting foundations, drilling and grouting of mine workings, earthworks or remediation of contaminated sites.

- Preparing Phase 1 and 2 geotechnical and geo-environmental site investigation reports.

- Preparing coal mining risk assessments, earthworks strategies, verification reports etc.

- Liaising with clients, regulators, site staff and other staff within the company.

- Advising on geotechnical parameters for foundation design, slope stability etc.

- Carrying out detailed quantitative risk assessments.

- Supporting graduate engineers – mentoring and checking of reports prior to issue.



- Minimum of 5 years’ experience within the Geo-Environmental/Geotechnical sector

- Degree qualified in Geology, Engineering Geology, Civil Engineering or similar disciplines

- Experience of geotechnical design, slope stability, retaining walls and foundations

- Strong communication and client-facing skills

- Experience managing and mentoring junior engineers

- Full UK Driving Licence


In Return:

- £28,000 - £35,000 salary DOE

- Salary review every 6 months

- Contributory pension scheme

- Life Insurance

- Cycle to work scheme

- Health cash plan

- 24 days holiday plus bank holidays