Geotechnical Technical Director - Walton-on-Thames

16 Feb 2017
23 Feb 2017
Matt Thompson
Job Type

An opportunity has become available for a Geotechnical Technical Director to join a leading multidisciplinary engineering consultancy based near Walton-On-Thames. The successful applicant will work closely with the other Directors to develop opportunities and deliver projects within the buildings and infrastructure arena.

Applicants must be Chartered and demonstrate an engineering academic background, having a degree in civil engineering and a further qualification in Geotechnical Engineering.

Suitable applicants will have an extensive career history with experience in the design of geotechnical works (including slopes, foundations, retaining structures, strengthened earthworks, track bed and pavement foundations and ground improvement).

In addition to a technical background, the successful applicant will have demonstrable leadership skills, with a track record of delivering challenging geotechnical design solutions whilst overseeing a team and managing client relationships.

Communication skills are vital as you will be working closely with colleagues of various disciplines and will be collaborating with clients' teams.

As Technical Director, you will be involved with the preparation of fee proposals for new work elements and projects. This is an important and influential position, thus we are seeking an ambitious engineer with proven experience of leadership, as well as an in depth knowledge of relevant Eurocodes and UK Standards and Specifications and knowledge of a wide variety of UK ground conditions (particularly those of South England).

The position offers a competitive salary as well as a range of benefits.

If you are interested in this role please do not hesitate to contact Matt Thompson on or call 01792 365 107 for an informal chat. This is a permanent role. Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.