Principal Geotechnical Engineer Jobs in Chester – England – UK at Capita plc

Title: Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Company: Capita plc

Location: Chester – England – UK

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, Management

Salary: Salary 80000 GBP Yearly GBP 80000 YEAR

Shift: Full Time Day

Work pattern: Monday-Friday

Employment type: Permanent, Full Time

Education required: Not specified

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Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Following 4 years of continued success and growth in Capita’s Environment team, we are expanding our teams across all levels to support our delivery of a variety of projects in the Environment, Rail, and Highways divisions. Our key clients include Highways England, Network Rail and the Environment Agency along with other leading national and international infrastructure providers.

The Capita Infrastructure Division delivers projects in the UK and across the globe. We have successfully delivered many high-profile projects including the award-winning A556 Improvement scheme, the Dalmuir Wastewater Treatment Works in Scotland and the £400M Shatin-Central Link Cross-Harbour Tunnels in Hong Kong.

Our Business is spread across 12 offices in England and Wales. Our people work in a collaborative way across the country thus offering a broad range of opportunities and creating the optimal conditions for amazing career progressions for all staff.

We are currently working in collaboration with the Environment Agency to deliver 2 of the largest PDUs, South East and Midlands. Our pipeline of opportunities includes some of the most exciting major infrastructure projects in Europe, including HS2 Phase 2 and the Oosterwelt Link Immersed Tube Tunnel in Belgium.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our expansion process and to help Capita maintain and grow our position as a leading supplier of engineering and environmental services.

The Role & Responsibilities

We are currently seeking experienced Principal Geotechnical Engineers to help us grow our team. As part of your role you will take responsibility for providing technical expertise and leading technical delivery on a wide variety of projects, including asset assessment and management plans, design of civil engineering works and site supervision. You will take ownership of technical delivery ensuring high quality standards and working with project managers to ensure delivery to budget and programme. You will also be responsible for ensuring the projects you deliver take due regard for the latest Health and Safety policies and practices, including working in accordance with the Construction, Design and Management (CDM) Regulations 2015.

Key Skills

Ground investigation design and implementation.

Geotechnical design, calculations, drawings, specifications, reports and other project documentation as required in line with company and client requirements as well as national standards and codes of practice.

Overseeing and participating in the resolution of technical issues.

Complying with relevant Health and Safety regulations and company practice promoting a culture of safety within the team.

Managing selected projects or components of projects and ensuring effective communication of any changes/modifications.

Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design.

Providing technical input to projects and technical advice to project team members.

Mentoring junior staff with project work and in progression towards chartered status.

Planning investigation, design, construction and post construction monitoring of geotechnical aspects of projects.

Building relationships with clients on projects.

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