Senior/Principal Geo-Environmental Engineer

Geotechnical/Geo-Environmental - Buckinghamshire

Ref: 553Tuesday 4 January 2022

£30,000 - £35,000

Senior/Principal Geo-Environmental Engineer – Milton Keynes

Our clients are a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy with multiple offices based throughout the UK. As they continue to grow, they are now looking to recruit a Senior or Principal Geo-Environmental Engineer to join their office in Milton Keynes.

They are ideally looking for someone with a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a similar consultancy. You will be part of the environmental team working with a diverse range of clients on new build developments and refurbishment projects across a variety of sectors.


The Role

- Full project management of projects of all sizes including commercial delivery of projects, ensuring timescales and budgets are met. 

- Input into the preparation of fee proposals and develop associated site investigations scopes. 

- Lead the site investigation process from concept (proposals) through to completion (reporting, additional work including remediation strategy, DQRA, earthworks specifications etc) on projects of all sizes. 

- The role requires some site work including mentoring and training of junior engineers and technicians on site and completing site work for larger complex investigations. 

- Undertake coordination with other professionals and contractors as appropriate. 

- Liaise with Clients and other members of the design team to ensure investigations and designs meet the Clients brief including attendance at design team meetings / site meetings as required. 

- Work independently on smaller projects, or as part of a team on more significant schemes. 

- Actively pursue new business opportunities. 



- Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a consultancy environment

- Degree in a relevant engineering subject

- Ideally Chartered Geologist, Engineer or Scientist (or at least working towards Chartership)

- Excellent knowledge of all relevant British Standards and Design Codes

- Excellent IT skills including a basic understanding of AutoCAD

- Proficient in the use of technical design packages such as SlopeW and Holebase

- Proficient in foundation design, earthworks, slope stability and contaminated land risk assessment

- Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills

- Ability to lead a team of engineers and technicians

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Full UK driving licence


In Return

- £30,000 - £35,000 salary DOE

- Excellent training and career progression opportunities

- Contributory company pension scheme

- Professional fees paid for

- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

- Life Assurance

- Healthcare benefit scheme

- Flexible working arrangements