Technical Director, UK


Associate/Technical Director
Contract type: Full Time
Type: Geotechnics
Location: Almondsbury, Bristol
As an Associate Geotechnical Consultant/Technical Director, you will act as the team geotechnical lead, responsible for the technical delivery of our team of geotechnical engineers. The role will include management of both peers and junior staff on a technical and project delivery basis. You will also be responsible for providing a focal point for geotechnical advice both within the local Geo team and other disciplines and will form part of the wider geotechnical group both nationally and in the South West.
An essential part of the role will be the provision of design advice on a range of geotechnical scenarios including (but not limited to): slope stability, earthworks assessment and geotechnical design reports, design of temporary works such as piling platforms, crane bases, retaining walls and piled platforms, combined with the design and management of desk studies and ground investigations to inform design. You will be experienced in the review and approval of ground investigation and geotechnical design reports prepared by junior staff.
You will provide clients with geotechnical advice and assistance as required on an ad hoc basis, and negotiate and liaise with relevant regulatory authorities (NHBC, EA, LA etc.) as necessary. A pragmatic and commercial approach to delivering geotechnical solutions is an essential skill. Experience of working collaboratively with main contractors and structural engineers would be advantageous.
You will have a good working knowledge of appropriate British Standards, Eurocodes, Industry Guidance and NHBC Standards.
With a pioneering spirit and a reputation for technical excellence, customer surveys show satisfaction levels of over 92% and staff retention is extremely high. We have a vibrant and friendly culture, and offer an extensive package of flexible benefits to suit your individual lifestyle and well-being.
The person
You will hold a BEng, BSc or higher technical qualification in a relevant subject (geology, engineering geology, civil engineering, etc.) and will be a Chartered Engineer/Geologist with at least 15 years of relevant experience working in a land development related role. Experience of development (commercial and/or residential), partnering with main contractors and advising specialist contractors would be beneficial.
The role requires excellent written and verbal communication skills combined with good analysis and technical capability. Experience of AutoCAD and geotechnical assessment and modelling is also required. The ability to manage, mentor and develop staff within the team is also a key part of the role.
This is an outstanding opportunity to develop your career with a successful and caring employer with an excellent reputation in the industry.
If you wish to be considered for this role, please apply below including your CV and a covering letter in confidence, stating current remuneration details (including benefits) and availability.
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