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Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist

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Donaldson Associates Ltd
30 April 2012
28 May 2012
Job Type
Competitive salary and excellent benefits package

Further information

Key duties will include:

  • A good understanding of geological principles as they relate to engineering practice, including knowledge of standard engineering geological logging and mapping procedures
  • Ability to analyse site investigation data to produce valid interpretative models for use in engineering design
  • Ability to design and schedule site investigations appropriate to development or design requirements
  • A good understanding of geomechanical principles and their application, including some or all of:
  • Soil mechanics and foundation design
  • Rock mechanics and rock mass behaviour
  • Slope stability and slope remediation
  • Groundwater behaviour
  • Project management


    Knowledge, skills and experience required:

    ·         Experience both on site and in the design office is preferred.  Experience in the rail and/or tunnelling sectors would be advantageous.

    ·         Preferably a degree in civil engineering

    ·         Preferably an MSc in either Engineering Geology or Geotechnical Engineering

    ·         CGeol or CEng would be desirable but not essential

    ·         Good reporting and communication skills in both personal and written form

    ·         Ability to manage own time; other engineers and technicians; SI subcontractors

    ·         Be familiar with either UK standards or equivalent Eurocodes

    ·         Sound understanding of CDM Regulations, specifically the designer’s requirements

    ·         Sound understanding of requirements regarding the design risk assessment process

    ·         Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team

    ·         Must have experience working in a design environment.



    We are an equal opportunities employer.



Donaldson Associates Ltd