Geotechnical Engineer

Last updated 11 days ago
Location:Cardiff
Job Type:Full Time

One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we're helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions. Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking.
Mott MacDonald's Cardiff team is a rapidly growing group of multidisciplinary engineers' delivering a diverse range of projects. Our geotechnical team is currently involved in projects as diverse as HS2, local highways schemes as well as local and international reservoirs schemes. Due to this rapidly expanding workload the Geotechnical Team require an Engineer to support the delivery of these schemes. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Geotechnical Engineer to join a young, diverse team of Civil Engineers and Engineering Geologists delivering a wide range of exciting projects.
A bit about your role

The successful candidate will undertake the design of specialist geotechnical structures and provide geotechnical design support to the broader Mott MacDonald Cardiff office. The candidate may also be required to undertake the supervision of both ground investigations and construction.
Required criteria for ideal Senior Geotechnical Engineer
* Ideally a graduate Civil Engineer with post graduate experience and working towards chartered status. A post graduate degree in Geotechnical Engineering would be advantageous but not essential. Candidates with a degree in Geology and a post graduate degree in Geotechnical Engineering or related subject may also be considered.
* Experience in the design of geotechnical structures such as, foundations retaining walls, slope stabilisation through the use of soil nails and of load bearing piles in accordance with Eurocodes. Experience in the use of proprietary software such as SlopeW, Settle3D, DeepX, Repute, AutoCAD and Plaxis desirable.
* Experience in the supervision of both ground investigation and construction would be advantageous.