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My client is a leading multidisciplinary consultancy spanning the globe, working on some of the most prestigious projects both in the UK and Internationally.
They offer world-class professional services from over 300 offices worldwide.
Due to an expanding workload with some their major clients they are currently seeking an ambitious and dynamic Senior Consultant to join their Geo Environmental team in London.
The successful applicant would be responsible for project management of a range of geo-environmental projects to include the design, management and implementation of investigation, geotechnical and contaminated land design, construction and post-construction monitoring. The work will include desk and feasibility studies, interpretive reporting and design of earthworks, foundations and retaining structures, as well as mentoring of junior staff.
Description Role and Responsibilities
Produce factual and interpretive geo-environmental desk study, ground investigation and verification reports by undertaking both office and site based work, including soil and rock logging, soil and groundwater sampling and in-situ testing;
Develop or be able to complete human health risk and groundwater assessment utilising some or all of the following: CLEA, ConSim, RBCA, SNIFFER, BP RISC and EA Remedial Targets for Hydrogeological Risk Assessment;
Complete the design aspects of geotechnical and contaminated land investigation and provide geotechnical design advice on earthworks, foundations and retaining structures;
Ensure compliance with Health and Safety policies and procedures;
Manage health and safety on site;
Supervision of contractors and undertaking routine monitoring during ground investigations and construction programmes;
Manage small to medium sized projects, to include financial management;
Assist in the development of graduate staff;
Preparation of detailed design of contaminated land earthworks and remediation schemes;
Have a sound understanding of relevant geotechnical and contaminated land British Standards, industry guidance documents and legislation;
Complete fee proposal preparation for future work;
Build on relationships with clients and potential clients;
Develop client networking and business development skills; and
Assist in general marketing on behalf of the Company and develop customer relationships.
Qualified to degree level, preferably to MSc level, in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology or a relevant geo-environmental science, alongside evidence of continuing Professional Development.
Full Membership of an appropriate professional body is desirable.
Previous experience in managing ground investigation, geotechnical design and/ or risk assessment and remediation projects in a Geo-Environmental Consultancy background is preferred.
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, confident, self-motivated and dynamic with excellent verbal and written communication, together with the following key skills:
Strong project management skills;
Ability to work on own initiative and seek assistance when required;
Ability to organise and prioritise workload to ensure that timescales are met under pressure;
Good problem solving/contingency planning skills with ability to find quick, innovative and practical solutions;
Ability to prepare accurate, concise and well written reports;
Take responsibility for personal development;
Able to work collaboratively with others to form strong positive working relationships with colleagues, clients and contractors;
Knowledge of geotechnical design software and design codes and standards;
Awareness of commonly used forms of contract (NEC, ICE etc);
Demonstrate pride in work, through accurate timely delivery; and
Be well organised and systematic.
In return my client offers a highly competitive salary and package, a dynamic working environment with excellent scope for career progression. Opportunities to travel and work overseas are also available