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Principal Engineering Geologist - HS2

  • Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Highways & Transport, Rail , Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: 389371MPS

Job description

Principal Engineering Geologist - HS2

Anderselite are recruiting for experienced Engineering Geologists, ideally you will have 3 years + experience and looking to move into a Principal Engineer role.

We are looking for Principal Engineers to manage day to day operational control of multiple contracts of all sizes, focusing on safety, quality, productivity, cost control, performance to programme and customer service.

Based from a Regional Office (Yorkshire or Surrey), the role involves frequent travel throughout the UK, visiting sites, including periods of site based work where required.You may also be selected for the Major Projects team looking after HS2.

Key Tasks will include:

Assist Contracts and Operational Management in allocating rigs and labour to contracts and ensuring efficient use of resources.
·Meeting clients/clients representatives (e.g. project manager/CDM co-ordinator) at pre-contract stage where required by attending pre-contract meetings.
·Communicating contract/clients requirements to subordinate engineers and site teams. (including allocation of individual contract roles and responsibilities).
·On-site and remote supervision and management of multiple contract works ensuring the works are carried out correctly, efficiently (on programme), safely and in accordance with the contract specification (including technical guidance) and Company quality procedures.
·Produce/Approve safety documentation (including CDM Safety Plan) where required, method statements and quality plans as required.
·Provide assistance to site management team, in liaison with safety, quality, commercial and estimating departments.
·Procurement of plant & equipment for contracts.
·Ensuring plant and equipment is suitable, efficiently utilised, on & off hired promptly and not abused.
·Procurement/Appointment & control of Subcontractors including ensuring required safety and work standard is attained.
. Assist with training junior staff on and offsite.
·Review and sign off sub-contractor payment certificates.

Knowledge and Experience required:

Civil Engineering / Geology related Degree or equivalent qualification.
·Significant experience within the geotechnical industry with solid understanding of ground conditions, Drilling and Site Investigation works.
·Good understanding of geotechnical processes
·Excellent understanding of written English
·Strong IT skills, including Microsoft office, database maintenance and reporting.
·Excellent communication skills.
·Good interpersonal skills to liaise with clients and members of the regional team.
·Commercial knowledge and experience / level of contractual awareness.
·Good customer-service focus and a professional approach.
·Full UK driving licence.

To apply, please get in touch with Matt Purkis from Anderselite. CV applications accepted only

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