About the Role
Within your role as Geotechnical Engineer/ Engineering Geologist, you will be required to produce comprehensive geotechnical design and specification packages for all aspects of civil and structural engineering projects. You will be expected within your role as Geotechnical Engineer/ Engineering Geologist to carry out any or all stages of design from concept to completion across sectors including rail, science and technology, waste to energy, aviation and healthcare.
Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Perform all technical and departmental duties as identified above.
Keep up to date with ground engineering design trends / customer awareness / design techniques.
Review specialist subcontractor’s reports for technical compliance with design intent.
Undertake all aspects of geotechnical design work on a range of project sizes across the following sectors: Rail, Power, Defence, Aviation, Public Sector and Life Sciences.
Be conversant with current technical codes, standards and responsibilities under CDM and health and safety regulations.
Ability to work within a fully integrated, multi-discipline design team.
Skills and Experience
Previous experience within an engineering consultancy at either graduate or engineer level.
Working towards professional Membership of an appropriate body (ICE, GeolSoc, IMMM)
Degree qualified in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology (or Equivalent).
Thorough understanding of ground engineering issues such as soft compressible ground, historical mine workings, slope failures and marginal earthworks materials.
Experience of preparing desk study, ground investigation specification, technical report writing, ground modelling, earthworks design and foundation design.
Experience of supervision of ground investigation activities.
Be highly proficient in the use of geotechnical design packages (GEO5 would be preferable).
A higher level qualification such as an MSc or PHD would be advantageous.
Ideally the candidate will have demonstrable experience of preparing Mining risk assessments; slope stability design (new build and slope remediation); Retaining wall design; input to construction drawings
Experience of project delivery within some of the sectors we operate in.
Full PTS Certification
Ireland’s largest hospital. Europe’s most complex station development. World-class biomedical research laboratories. At BakerHicks, we provide an incredible range of design and engineering consultancy services to clients who demand exceptional results.
Specialising in complex infrastructure, process and built environments across the full project life cycle, our disciplines range from initial architecture to civil and structural, building services, specialist high voltage and process engineering services, programme management and CDM consultancy, using the latest innovations in Building Information Modelling (BIM) for the most efficient and cost-effective design.
Working at BakerHicks means a chance to make your mark on some of the most exciting design and engineering projects in their sectors. Whatever your discipline, you’ll be alongside some of the most talented people in the industry.
Our network of offices are appealing, friendly and comfortable spaces, easily accessible by car or public transport. And our salary and benefits packages are some of the best in the industry. What you get will depend on what you do, with individual performance-related rewards also on offer in addition to:
Company car or cash allowance
Up to 6% matched contributory pension plan
Life assurance scheme
25 days annual leave plus ability to buy additional leave
Discount scheme (including gym membership, mobile phones etc)
Family friendly policies