Geotechnical Design Consultant - near Hamilton, Scotland

£24500 - £32000 per annum
11 Jul 2018
08 Aug 2018
Ronnie Cooke
Design, Engineer
Job Type

My client, a private multi-disciplinary consultancy is seeking an enthusiastic Geotechnical Design Consultant to join their team, based near Hamilton, Scotland.

This exciting role will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to be involved in a variety of Multi-disciplinary and Specialist projects, including Ground Engineering, Highways, Contaminated Land and Rail as well as Commercial and Residential Housing Developments.

Candidates are required to have experience within Geotechnical Engineering, however it is not essential to have experience within all the aforementioned sectors.

As a Geotechnical Design Consultant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Attending sites and working within an office environment
  • Working on varied projects, including Tunnelling, Rail and Residential developments
  • Completing Desk Studies
  • Conducting and managing Site Investigations
  • Having involvement within Geotechnical Designs, including Foundations, Slope Stability and Earthworks
  • Communicating effectively with colleagues, contractors and clients
  • Having a practical and 'hands on' approach to working
  • Working within a team and as an individual

To be considered for this role, candidates must have a strong understanding of Geotechnical and Earthworks projects including embankments, tunnelling, refurbishments and retaining walls.

Candidates are required to have a strong degree in Geotechnical or Civil Engineering or Geology and a MSc in Geotechnical Engineering, Geology or a similar relevant discipline, accompanied with vast design experience and a thorough working knowledge of Geotechnical Engineering.

The successful candidate will have experience of working within a similar consultancy, completing Geotechnical designs using relevant software, conducting Ground Investigations and writing technical reports.

Candidates are required to hold a UK drivers licence and have access to a vehicle.

This exciting role offers a competitive salary (experience dependent) and excellent career progression opportunities within a well-established consultancy.

Commutable areas include: Paisley, East Kilbride, Glasgow and Falkirk.

My client is keen to interview suitable candidates as soon as possible. If you are interested in this role and fulfil the criteria, please apply today.

If you are searching for other roles relating to Geotechnical or Geoenvironmental Engineering please do not hesitate to contact Ronnie Cooke on 01792 365 006 or email . We have many more vacancies available on our website at This is a permanent role.

Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.