Job Type: Perm
Job ID: JO-2009-24116
Consultant: Karen McHugh
Are you a Geotechnical Engineer with knowledge of engineering, rock and soil mechanics?
Contact Karen on +353-1-7978720 or send your CV to email@example.com for review.
Geotechnical Engineer - Mayo
Our client is an award winning international engineering consultancy, currently undergoing rapid growth.
The successful candidate will be responsible for devising and overseeing ground investigation contracts and supporting various design teams with specialist geotechnical inputs.
Planning, procuring and controlling site investigation contracts for major infrastructure and commercial development projects
Advising the structures team on the design parameters for shallow and deep foundations for buildings, bridges etc.
Designing complex foundations, including pile groups and soil-structure interaction problems
Preparing the earthworks elements of contract documents including specifications, design drawings and reports
Assessing borrow and quarry materials for reuse as embankment fill, drainage, concrete and pavement aggregates
Pavement foundation design in accordance with NRA DMRB and UK DMRB
Assessing and designing soil improvement techniques for soft ground, including surcharge, vertical drains, vibroflotation, geosynthetic reinforcement, geosynthetic encased columns, piled embankments, mass stabilisation, rolling dynamic compaction, lime/concrete subgrade stabilisation
Design to Eurocode EC7
B.Sc civil engineering/engineering geology
Minimum of 5 years experience in Irish/UK glacial till soils, including major road/rail projects
Knowledge of construction techniques for piles and retaining walls is essential
Proficient knowledge and work experience using finite element modelling of soil-structure interaction problems (Plaxis)
Knowledge of quarry/borrow materials used as aggregates and pavement design
Construction experience in earthworks, soil improvement and deep foundations
Post graduate qualification MSc or PhD in geotechnical engineering or related field
Membership of a recognised professional body in the geotechnical field in UK/Ireland
Full Driving Licence
Salary negotiable dependent on experience.
Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.
If you are a Geotechnical Engineer interested in roles based in Mayo, you can contact Karen by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.
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