Lead Geotechnical Engineer

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    Birmingham, West Midlands

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    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Job Title: Lead Geotechnical Engineer
Job Type: Contract
Location: Birmingham
Rate: Negotiable dependent upon experience

A leading client in the Rail Industry is recruiting for a Lead Geotechnical Engineer to work on a long-term contract basis, based in central Birmingham.
The primary role is to be the specific discipline lead and assist with the technical management of professional services consultants undertaking design and environmental activities for the project.

Provide specialist professional and technical support on geotechnical engineering issues to the project team to ensure effective and efficient delivery of projects to time, budget and quality so that assets installed by the programme are fit for purpose.

Support the Area delivery teams through design delivery to ensure that project requirements are adhered to.
Provide assurance of the functionality and safety of relevant engineering design.
Manage the technical assurance and compliance approval process to ensure the project is delivered safely and within the policies and standards.
Reviewing the technical submissions from the design consultants.
Contribute to managing risk in the discipline area.
Contributing to the efficient management of discipline interfaces.
Discharge of Client and Principal Designer CDM duties in accordance with policies, plans and legislative requirements.

Demonstrable expertise in geotechnical engineering.
Proven ability to manage consultants and/or design teams.
Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent and relevant to specialist subject.
Chartered Engineer (or equivalent relevant experience).
Demonstrable capability in supporting organisations to provide assurance of compliance with CDM regulations.