Geotechnical Engineer

May 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Geotechnical Engineer

Job Title: Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Bristol/Cardiff

Business Area: Strategic Highways

Contract: Permanent

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Every day, 210,000 vehicles travel across the 31,000km of roads, bridges and tunnels that are built, maintained and operated by the team here at Kier Group. It's one of the reasons why we're acknowledged as the UK's No.1 Highways Services team - delivering £1 billion of social value to the six million people and wider communities who rely on our expertise and experience. Can you join our team? Yes, you can - if you want to be valued for who you are as well as what you do, in a company shaping the future.

The ideal candidate will identify and apply appropriate methodologies and standards to produce effective and innovative solutions for geotechnical schemes and studies to current standards. Prepare reports to CD622, design calculations, drawings and tender/contract documents. Plan, specify and supervise suitable site investigations to provide geotechnical information for design of solutions. Assist with preparation required for the value management of geotechnical Schemes. Prepare land plans and schedules for access as required, maintain good relations with the client and other authorities, attending meetings as necessary. Work within the wider team to enable effective delivery of schemes and studies. Provide information to populate the risk register and update this information as the project develops.

What do we need from you to be successful in this role?
  • Experience of highways maintenance and design preferential
  • Knowledge, experience and application of DMRBW/MCHW and other Highways England standards
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety management and the requirements of Construction, Design and Management Regulations (CDM)
  • String knowledge of Highways England processes, procedure and performance requirements
  • AutoCAD, Civils 3D, Revit
  • Slope W / SLIDE
  • Holebase SI
  • Repute
  • Microsoft Word/Project/Excel
  • BEng in Civil Engineering
What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a car allowance, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • Free Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing
Pre-employment checks

It's worth remembering that if you are successful, we'll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job. This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of?being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused.?We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave?a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Closing Date: 08/06/2021

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date