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Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Cavendish Professionals is currently working with one of the UK's leading environmental and engineering consultancies who are looking for a Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer to be based at their office in Birmingham

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Providing geo-technical design input to engineering projects

  • Reporting for geo-technical works including slope stability, foundations, retaining structures, earthworks and ground improvement

  • Client contact and liaison

  • Project Management and the preparation of proposals and tenders relevant to the business

  • Scoping of investigations

  • Identifying training and support needs for individuals within the department to ensure technical competence

  • Carrying our regular design reviews in accordance with the Quality Management System.

  • Development of Geotechnical offering within the company and expansion/management of the geo-technical team.

Person Specification


  • Must hold a MSc in Geo-technical Engineering/Engineering Geology.

  • Chartered Engineer

  • Proven technical experience commensurate to the role.

  • Experience in a client facing role

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise way, both verbally and written.

  • Ability to manage people

  • Hold a valid driving licence; as this is a nationally focussed role and travel will be required between offices.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with a package including 25 days holiday, pension, life insurance and a variety of optional flexible benefits.

A full job description and information about the benefits package will be available upon request.