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GeoTechnical Structural Engineer

Salary £40,000 - £65,000 DoE

Job overview

To provide professional technical support to the surveying teams and guidance to our Clients in regards to the proposed design with particular focus to the substructure.


Overview of responsibilities

Duties of the post include, but are not limited to:

• Undertake assessments of Structural designs for a wide range of building types, in particular foundation design. This will include reviews from philosophy to detailed drawings and calculations.

• Review drawings, calculations and other related technical information to mitigate risk related to the foundation design.

• Liaison with clients, consultants and other external and internal stakeholders on technical matters – must ensure that standards are being maintained and procedures adhered to.

• Provide technical advice on claims as well as undertaking site inspections and assessments when necessary on more complex claims to assess causes and identify remedial works.

• Provide advice to the Marketing and Underwriting Departments on technical areas so that team members are fully informed when dealing with potential clients.

• Undertake any other duties as reasonably required.


Experience / Skills

• Qualified Engineer (CEng. MIStructE, or similar) and minimum degree (BEng/BSc/Meng) in Geotechnical / Civil / Structural or related discipline.

• The individual will be a civil, geotechnical or structural engineer with essential foundation design experience in the following areas: pile design, raft foundation design, ground improvement techniques.

• Post qualification experience is essential.

• In depth technical knowledge of Structural Engineering principles applicable to Building Regulations, Eurocode, British Standards and other relevant construction standards.

• Have technical expertise in geotechnical engineering with a demonstrable understanding of the underlying principles.

• Basic understanding of general insurance principals and terminology desirable.

• Ability to undertake site inspections to assess compliance with the approved design, Technical Manual, Codes of Practice.

• Commercial awareness and ability to work as part of a team as well as individually.

• The ability to meet deadlines and manage own workload within agreed parameters.

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office package.

• Demonstrable ability to use own initiative.

• Ability to motivate self and influence others. Manage, mentor and develop supporting professional staff.

• Have the ability to learn and expand his/her knowledge.

• Excellent communication skills and flexibility in personal approach.

• Good report-writing skills.

• Full driving licence and access to a car for business use is essential


  • Income Protection & Worklife Solutions Employee Assistance programme (up to 80% of salary)

  • Bupa Private Medical Care

  • Death in service (3 x annual salary)

  • Annual performance related pay review and bonus

  • Company funded annual Benefit and Pension review meetings

  • 10 year service award scheme

  • South East: Predominantly Home Based
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  • 27 days left to apply
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