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Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Principal Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Newcastle, Tyne & Wear

Salary: Very Competitive + Excellent Benefits

Job Type: Permanent

The Client:

Our client is well-established UK engineering consultancies with a client-centric, multi-disciplinary approach and multiple nationwide offices.

The Role:

As a Principal Geotechnical Engineer, youll manage a team of engineering geologists and geotechnical/environmental engineers.


? Lead project management and technical teams effectively.
? Prepare, review, and authorise proficient Ground Investigation Reports and Geotechnical Design Reports.
? Contribute to business development and maintain high levels of customer service.
? Provide technical expertise across various sectors, ensuring solutions are robust and cost-effective.


? Previously worked as a Geotechnical Engineer or in a similar role.
? Possess chartered or near-chartered status.
? Prior project management experience.
? Experience in Preliminary Risk Assessments and Intrusive Ground Investigations.
? Background in infrastructure, industrial, residential, commercial and leisure development sectors.
? Degree in Earth Sciences, Geology or Civil Engineering.
? Understanding of modern ground investigation techniques and laboratory analysis methods.
? Knowledge of assessing and designing various aspects of geotechnical engineering, including slope stability, foundations, earthworks, retaining structures, etc.
? Familiarity with construction techniques and project constraints, with a focus on value engineering.
? MSc in Geotechnics or Engineering Geology or a related subject would be preferred.
? Skilled in Microsoft Office, with skills in AutoCAD, ArcGIS, RocScience, Oasys software suites, gINT, PLAXIS, and Wallap.


? Competitive salary
? Pension scheme
? Bonus scheme
? Life insurance
? Personal health care plan
? Interest-free travel loan scheme
? Option to purchase add