Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Birmingham

Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Birmingham

Tony Gee and Partners is currently recruiting a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join an established geotechnical team in its Birmingham Office. The candidate will need to have a strong design background and be able to work within a team environment, supporting the design delivery of existing projects and the growth of the existing client base. Previous experience and knowledge of the local Civil Engineering market is desirable.

Benefits We Offer: Private medical and travel insurance, 8% non-contributory pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, life assurance, childcare vouchers, opt to buy or sell up to five days holiday, income protection insurance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design delivery of the geotechnical elements of existing and future projects
  • Co-ordinate with other engineers both in the regional offices and between groups
  • Prepare fee budgets, proposals and resource requirements for projects
  • Prepare calculations, drawings and other documents and ensuring these are controlled during the execution of projects
  • Support less experienced staff, sharing knowledge and acting as a coach or mentor
  • Specify and/or manage site examination and investigation work
  • Identify and manage risks for the work to agreed acceptable levels
  • Develop the relationship between the company and new and existing clients in order to identify potential work
  • Contribute to the management of the company by participating in Action Groups
  • Comply with the Company Health & Safety procedures, Quality Assurance/Environmental Management system procedures and documentation, CDM Regulations and general legislation
  • Provide support to the Quality Manager by participating in training, audits and providing feedback

Skills & Experience Required:

  • MEng/BEng in Civil Engineering, with an MSc in Geotechnical Engineering and/or PhD in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Chartered Engineer
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience post-graduation in Geotechnical Engineering and Geotechnical Design to current UK standards, particularly Eurocodes, with detailed understanding of the following Geotechnical processes:
  1. Earthworks Remediation
  2. Earthworks Design
  3. Soil nailed slopes
  4. Reinforced soil slopes and walls
  5. Piled foundations
  6. Shallow foundations
  7. Embedding retaining walls
  8. Gravity retaining walls
  9. Deep basements
  10. Ground improvement/treatment
  11. Environmental Engineering
  • Use of computer software for the analysis of geotechnical problems, preferably to include the use of Finite Element or other numerical methods
  • Geotechnical report writing both Ground Investigation and Geotechnical Design Reports to BS EN1997 and the production of design specifications
  • Preparation of design documentation, e.g. Forms F001 and F003 on Network Rail projects
  • Budget control and programming
  • Supervision of a Geotechnical team
  • Excellent communication both oral and written
  • Ability to work on own and within a team to meet project, client, company and personal objectives
  • Ability to provide technical direction to a team of geotechnical professionals
  • Ability to present the outcomes of Geotechnical designs to other professionals both within Tony Gee and to exterior clients
  • A challenging attitude to the solution of engineering problems in order to achieve cost effective designs and develop innovative solutions
  • Awareness of the importance of costs and the need to complete projects on time and to budget

To register your interest, email your CV to Careers quoting B-E5-GEO-0616. If you are applying for more than one position please include all applicable job references in one email.

Alternatively, please send your fully detailed CV to:

John Wilkinson
Tony Gee and Partners LLP
4th Floor, Arthur House
11-13 Chorlton Street
M1 3FH


Tony Gee and Partners LLP is an Equal Opportunities employer and is fully committed to
equality and diversity in the workplace.

Find out more about our Vacancies