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Geotechnical Project Engineer

We are looking for a Geotechnical Project Engineer to support our team with the ongoing HS2 works in and around Euston Station and Euston approaches.

  • London Based
  • Hybrid working enmviroment
  • Delivery Focused
  • contract based 6 months rolling

Do you have a working knowledge of railway standards, Eurocode 7 and UK annex design codes, ground investigation in addition to construction contracts and specifications?

Do you have experience in Ground Investigations; Producing and Checking of Ground Investigation Reports & Geotechnical Design Reports?
Main Responsibility
A typical week can be highly varied and involve office-based design activity from Desk Studies to detailed software analysis, stakeholder engagement, engagement with suppliers, site-based activity including supervision of investigations, supervision of construction activities, assessment of existing earthworks and structures.

The team undertake work on single and also multi-disciplinary projects working alongside our NRDD colleagues in Track, Signalling Civils & Structures, Buildings & Architecture and M&E teams on complex and challenging regional and national projects to deliver innovative and award-winning projects and delivering efficiencies and improved risk management. The team comprises Geotechnical Engineers, Engineering Geologists, Civil and Drainage Engineers. Professional development leading to Chartered status is encouraged and actively supported within the team complimented by targeted training and coaching to support staff achieve their goals.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team member with skills to critically evaluate geotechnical problems, and clearly communicate technical detail to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

In this role you will need technical expertise and experience in assessing risks and solutions related to geotechnical engineering & drainage activities, with particular reference to the railway environment. Any previous experience of undertaking and managing: desk studies, design, procuring & supervising Ground Investigations (GIs); producing and checking of Ground Investigation Reports & Geotechnical Design Reports in accordance with the requirements of Eurocode 7 : Part 1 is advantageous. Experience of soil mechanics, foundation design (shallow and piled), retaining wall design (gravity and embedded), slope stability and engineering geology would also be desirable

It would also be great if you have working knowledge of railway standards, Eurocode 7 and UK annex design codes, ground investigation and construction contracts and specifications.

* A Civil Engineering or Engineering Geology degree or equivalent industry-recognised training qualification.
* A demonstrable aptitude for option development.
* Strong evaluation and decision-making skills.
* An ability to work and communicate effectively in a team context.
* An appreciation of all the life cycle stages of rail infrastructure.
* CDM, Risk Assessment competency.