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Senior Site Investigation Engineer

Ref no. BHN566408
Location Glasgow, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

An industry leading Ground Investigation Contractor are looking to employ a Senior Site Investigation Engineer in Glasgow. They are ideally looking for someone with 10+ years experience in Geotechnical Site Investigation at a related company.

Key skills required for this role

Senior+ Site Investigation Engineer


Senior Site Investigation Engineer - Geotechnical

Job description

My client are seeking a Geotechnical Engineer in ground investigation to manage and perform site-based works spanning the Northern half of the UK. You should have an academic background in either Geology or Civil Engineering, with experience in the field of ground investigation and site management (a blend of practical and technical).

The base of operations will be our office at Glasgow, Scotland, reporting to the Project Manager for Ground Investigation with site works throughout Scotland and North of England.

As a Geotechnical Engineer, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintain high personal safety and environmental standards
  • Developing and maintaining a good working relationship with the customer, their design team and supply chain
  • Planning and preparation for ground investigations projects, either independently or as part of a team for larger projects
  • Leading and managing the site works (for appropriately sized projects), ensuring high levels of commitment, morale and motivation at all levels
  • Ensure implementation of safety procedures including preparation, briefing and review of activity plans and risk assessments.
  • Soil and rock logging to relevant standards
  • In-situ testing of ground conditions
  • Management of samples and laboratory data
  • Preparation of factual reports
  • Financial control of projects, ensuring timely reporting and management of the invoicing process
  • Identification of commercial and technical change and addressing these issues with the customer

You should have an academic background in either Geology or Civil Engineering with experience in the field of ground investigation and site supervision / management (a hearty blend of practical and technical).

The following are prerequisites for the role:

  • Technically strong in ground investigation as well as practically aware.
  • Experience of various ground investigation drilling techniques.
  • Competence in site supervision or preferably management.
  • Competence in buried and overhead services clearance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels

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