Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer

CET Infrastructure

Harrietsham, Kent

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

[email protected] 07468708291 Alice Nadin

Sectors: environmental management

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!


Main Purpose of Role

To ensure Geotechnical investigations are carried out in accordance with current regulation and approved procedures, in a safe and timely manner in the areas of contaminated land, land condition and waste management. To develop customer relations in key sectors to support business growth.

Core Responsibilities 

  • The efficient and day to day management of contracts
  • To ensure the consultancy team is well motivated and act as an effective and coherent team
  • To manage the day to day activities of the consultancy team
  • To ensure all financial procedures and processes are adhered to by all staff
  • To ensure the Health & Safety of all personnel within the consultancy team and the implementation of the company safety policies in conjunction with the Business Assurance Manager
  • To assist the senior management in the implementation and maintenance of the requirements of the CET’s quality and associated procedures
  • To oversee and monitor the site works and staffing levels in conjunction with the Consultancy Manager and Principal Engineers/ Scientists
  • To ensure all documentation for the works is in accordance with the administrative procedures
  • Inform the Consultancy Manager if the CET standard terms and conditions are not agreed by the client prior to works commencing
  • To coach and develop subordinate’s performance in all aspects of promoting best practice and maintaining skill levels
  • To ensure all consultancy team members have received adequate training commensurate with their duties
  • To carry out any other tasks as identified by the Consultancy Manager/Principal Engineer or Scientists

Education/ Training

  • Degree qualified (or higher) in Geology, Earth Sciences, Civil Engineering, or a related subject.
  • Desirable training:
    • CSCS Card (or higher e.g. SSSTS)
    • CAT & Genny training
    • First Aid Training
    • Asbestos Awareness Training
    • PTS

Experience required

  • Experience of providing Geotechnical consultancy services and site investigations across a broad spectrum of clients, sectors and projects

Skills & Abilities

  • Clean driving license
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent English essential
  • Computer literate in MS Office

What are we looking for in the ideal candidate?

  • Excellent written and verbal communication (report writing skills advantageous)
  • Fluent English is essential for communicating with colleagues, clients and within report writing
  • Great team player
  • Rapport-building and listening
  • Enjoys problem solving
  • Takes initiative when faced with new challenges
  • Continuously looking to develop skills and knowledge

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