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Principal Geotechnical Consultant

Job Title: Principal Geotechnical Consultant
Location: Blackfriars, Central London
Type: Full-time, Permanent

About RPS Geotechnical Team

Our leading geotechnical team is part of the RPS Group PLC, an international multi-disciplinary consultancy.

RPS’ specialist engineers and geologists spend their careers making sense of the most variable substance on the planet - the ground beneath our feet, ensuring projects are delivered safely, economically, innovatively and on time.

We work as part of multidisciplinary teams; evolving to the changing needs of even the most technically challenging projects. With an integrated approach and strong commercial awareness, we provide the solutions to meet our clients' requirements.

The Job:

We are looking for a highly motivated and ambitious Principal Geotechnical Consultant to work on a wide variety of high-profile projects.

Key Responsibilities:
• Geotechnical engineering management of a range of onshore/nearshore development projects in the residential, commercial, industrial and infrastructure sectors;
• Overall management of intrusive site investigations, acquiring high quality geotechnical data and interpretation of results;
• Geotechnical production/review of desk study, interpretative & design reports and engineering specifications and drawings;
• Geotechnical design for deep and shallow foundations, basements, slopes, earthworks, ground improvement and retaining walls including use of recognised geotechnical software packages; and
• Client management, business development opportunities, and line management responsibilities

The skills/experience you will need are:
• Degree in Geology, Civil Engineering or similar related geoscience discipline and a post graduate qualification in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology or similar related
• Ability to independently undertake and review engineering specification and geotechnical design of shallow and deep foundations, slope stability, retaining walls, earthworks and ground improvement in accordance with Eurocode recommendations and using various geotechnical software packages;
• Experience of organising, designing, and managing intrusive onshore/nearshore site investigations, and site supervision of geotechnical construction works;
• High quality client management skills along with attendance at technical, business development and various internal/external client meetings; and
• Robust understanding of relevant legislation, technical guidance & codes of practice.

What we will give you:

With an enviable client list, and the highest calibre multi-disciplinary back up team, we are able to offer unparalleled opportunities to showcase your talents and truly develop your career.

Our benefits include:

• 24 days holiday + bank holidays
• Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year
• Private Healthcare
• Company pension scheme
• Group disability scheme
• Share incentive scheme
• Life assurance
• Cycle to work scheme
• Childcare vouchers
• Health screening
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Professional Membership

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.

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