Geotechnical Engineer

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Location: WD4
Salary: £0 - 65k per year
Job Type: Permanent
Date Posted: 6 September 2019
Recruiter: Resourcing Solutions

A fast paced rail organization are looking for a Geotechnical Engineer on a permanent basis to join their growing team. This will be working on a proposed new rail link between Oxford, Milton Keynes, Bedford, Cambridge and potentially beyond. As part of the wider plans for this strategically important corridor, it is one of the most high profile infrastructure projects in the UK today. The new railway will improve local connectivity and serve as a catalyst for economic development and the creation of new housing, as well as significantly reducing existing journey times. This role is currently based in London (St James Park) although the office will relocate to Milton Keynes.

The successful candidate will be responsible for, but limited to:
Considering the earthworks and geotechnical elements of the railway
Assist with the maintenance of earthworks and geotechnical engineering policies and standards for the Central Section design, assessing and challenging derogations, as required.
Assist with the review and assurance of the design, construction and commissioning of earthworks and geotechnical assets, ensuring compliance with technical standards and policies, safety and quality principles, and taking into account lifecycle costs and operational impacts
Support the delivery of a safe scheme design
Support asset management and maintenance planning activities, as required, and ensure that engineering data and deliverables are delivered for the operations phase

Key daily tasks will involve:
Assisting and support the Head of Engineering (Earthworks and Geotechnical)
Assist in the production of project specifications
Review and update engineering policies and standards

In return you will be offered and attractive starting salary accompanied with an excellent benefits package which includes a bonus of up to 20%, 25 day holiday with the ability to buy more, pension with up to 18% contributions and other associated benefits.

To apply is easy, contact Oli on 0118 932 0100 to discuss or simply apply online.

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