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Geotechnical Engineer

Salary: £Competitive
Location: Flexible, UK
Contract Type: Full Time Permanent
Closing Date: 13/06/2023 23:59

This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Binnies part of the RSK Group is recruiting for further Geotechnical Engineers to join our growing Water Consultancy business. The team consults, delivers and manages geotechnical engineering for Critical Human Infrastructure projects in the Water and Flood Risk Management sector for clients including The Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, Local Authorities and Water Utility Companies. The candidate for this role should have an aspiration to follow a technical career and have experience in the geotechnical design of civil infrastructure schemes. The ability to travel to Client offices and project sites is essential.


Location - Flexible on location and role can be based in the UK only, we have reporting offices in Redhill, Chester, Glasgow, Birmingham, Swansea and Leeds. 


Key Responsibilities:

· The design and preparation of documentation for ground investigations
· Site supervision of ground investigations
· Collation and interpretation of the results of ground investigations,
· Preparation of sections and drawings illustrating geological conditions,
· Design of engineering solutions for earthworks, foundations, slopes and retaining structures.



You should possess and be able to demonstrate the following qualifications, skills and knowledge:

· Degree in Relevant Subject – Civil Engineering preferred
· Proven geotechnical experience within a range of sectors
· Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team of internal professionals, and third party asset owners, stakeholders, technical officers and contractors.
· Motivated to work on flood and coastal risk management and water projects, experience is preferable.
· Experience of working on projects at appraisal, outline design, detailed design and constructions stages is preferable.
· Understand the importance of budget and programme control
· Ability to work under time pressure and balance multiple priorities
· Ability to design, plan and organise tasks with excellent attention to detail
· Ability to liaise with internal and external clients to develop relationships across the business.
· Proactive and methodical approach to problem solving as an individual and as part of a team with a desire to find a solution
· Be driven to develop and improve your technical skills and advance your career.



· Competitive Salary
· Flexible working patterns available (part time available, remote working) 9-day working pattern, gaining an extra 26 days off per year. 
· Flexible benefits e.g. buy/sell annual leave, varying pension contributions, options for private healthcare
· Continuous training and development opportunities

We develop intelligent solutions using our award-winning integrated planning and design approach to deliver functional infrastructure and lasting environmental and social legacies. This is backed by a culture that has stayed true since our foundation over 100 years ago. We create new possibilities for humanity through our innovative approach to delivery.

Together with our clients, we are always striving to find a smarter way to deliver projects. From providing low carbon, sustainable and resilient water solutions, flood alleviation and environment services, to connecting people with insights and data. Our business exists to improve the quality of life for our local communities today and for generations to come.

Binnies is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” 

RSK operates as a group of synergistic businesses with a growth strategy centred on diversification to build a resilient business that can withstand external pressures while also bringing more value to clients and opportunities to employees. 

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We create sustainable critical infrastructure across the whole asset life cycle to meet the net zero challenge. We integrate sustainability into everything we do, utilising digital innovation to create value. We de-risk projects through collaborative engagement and holistic thinking which builds inclusive wealth for our clients, stakeholders and communities.


We are engaged in every aspect of the water industry, helping clients efficiently and effectively collect, store, move and treat water and wastewater; plan and manage watersheds; harness the energy embedded in the treatment and movement of water and enhance sustainability. We incorporate leading-edge digital transformation to create more resilient and reliable solutions using data analytics to provide powerful insights.

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