REF: 28917/001

Geotechnical Engineer

Note: Hourly rates will vary for payments under PAYE status or via an umbrella company

JOB DESCRIPTION

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Do you want to work on one of the most exciting and innovative major civils projects in the UK?

Would you like to increase your engineering skills and knowledge by working with two of the UK's leading contractors on the first nuclear power station built in 30 years?

We have been instructed to recruit for a freelance Geotechnical Engineer for one of the biggest civils projects in the South West, the Hinkley Point C. The sections of works you will be undertaking include earthworks, civil & structural engineering works and new road construction so previous experience within these areas would be highly advantageous.

This is being managed by two international companies who are working in partnership so this is a prime opportunity for you to work with two established organisations who span multiple sectors including rail, power, water, building and natural resources. Not only are they working on the Hinkley Point project but also have a number of projects which will also give you scope for progression and the possibility of seeking permanent employment if you so desire.

As the Geotechnical Engineer your responsibilities will include;

  • Geotechnical 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
  • Managing selected components of the soil nailing and ground anchoring 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
  • Building relationships with clients and design teams on projects
  • Preparation of proposals, planning and implementation of geotechnical input to civil and structural engineering projects
  • Preparation of desk studies and geotechnical reports
  • On site supervision of ground investigations, including soil & rock logging, monitoring and sampling

To be successful in this role, it is anticipated that you will hold:

  • A Geology / Geotechnical related Degree or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum 1 year experience on site.
  • Excellent understanding of written English and good standard of letter writing
  • Good interpersonal skills to
  • Full UK driving licence

As this is a long-term contract position, we are keen to hear from suitable candidates from throughout the UK and Ireland. If you are interested in applying, please submit your CV to register your interest.

You will also enjoy the support of CarmichaelUK who can help with CSCS, PTS and Lucas tests and also provide our temporary workers with a weekly payroll.

Alternatively, if the role is not for you but you know someone who may be interested, we offer a £300 referral fee for every successful referred placement!

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position and CarmichaelUK is an equal opportunities employer and agency and welcomes applications from all. Should you require assistance to apply for any of our roles please call us on 0208 522 8888.

We value and respect diversity and inclusion at CarmichaelUK. As champions of diversity & inclusion we ensure all applications are treated equally with opportunities available to all. By cultivating a culture where diversity is celebrated, we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. CarmichaelUK places paramount importance on our inclusive recruitment philosophy so if you require any additional assistance please inform us upon application or call on 020 8522 8888.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position and will be required to provide the appropriate original evidence. Throughout the business, CarmichaelUK promotes a culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated. We place paramount importance on our inclusive recruitment philosophy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance by calling us on 020 8522 8888 and we will be pleased to help where possible. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. To view similar positions at various locations throughout the UK visit our website.

CarmichaelUK is proud to have been named Best Construction & Engineering Recruitment Agency 2017 at the Recruiter Awards

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