• A proven track record in designing pile group foundations for tall buildings (i.e. >40 floors height), ideally piled rafts.
• Experience with the modelling and understanding of soil-structure interaction mechanism.
• Experience with geotechnical investigation management and interpretation and the design of deep and shallow foundations, piles, retaining walls and other related infrastructure
• Knowledge of structural design and of the behaviour of structures; especially in the context of soil-structure interaction.
• Experience of working in a fast moving engineering consultancy environment (ideally including international experience).
• High level of technical capability and attention to detail.
• A good academic background with a civil engineering / geotechnical engineering bachelors or master’s degree.
• A minimum of 5+ years’ experience in the civil / geotechnical fields in a consulting environment with the majority of this experience relating to the design of foundation systems for tall buildings.
• Working towards chartered status (or equivalent) within a relevant professional association.
• A high level of numeracy and attention to details with the ability to self-check and produce accurate work.
• Appropriate experience in the use of geotechnical analysis software (gINT, Oasys Frew, Oasys Alp, Repute, Piglet, Slope/W, Seep/W etc.). In particular, advanced user skills and multiple project experience is required with Plaxis 2D and Plaxis 3D.
• Good written and verbal communication skills (clear, concise report writing will be required)
• Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience working on Metro/Rail Projects.
• Ability to adapt to different cultures and working environments to build rapport with Contractors and Clients.
• Willingness to collaborate and work effectively within a team environment.
• Experience and confidence in using written and spoken English within a business environment
• Willingness to travel from time to time on project assignments.
• Credibility and confidence to lead our geotechnical engagement relating to foundations for tall buildings with key clients and stakeholders.
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