Principal Ground Engineer

£35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + pension
19 Nov 2018
17 Dec 2018
Ronnie Spinks
Job Type

Principal Ground Engineer


Ref RS454

Our client, a leading environmental engineering consultant are actively seeking an ambitious Principal Ground Engineer to lead their team in the Wakefield area. You will lead the Ground Engineering team throughout the North of England across a variety of projects. Typical projects will range from medium to large scale, traditionally in the rail and public sectors.

You will be expected to lead the delivery of geotechnical projects, demonstrating strong technical, commercial and project management capabilities.


  • Develop client relationships and a build a client base, with support from the marketing and sales teams
  • Prepare ground investigation tender submissions
  • Oversea the training and development of graduate level engineers
  • Mark the team ground investigations
  • Oversee and produce laboratory testing schedules and factual reports
  • Oversee and control project budgets and invoicing

Essential Candidates Specifications:

  • BEng in Geology/Civil Engineering or a related environmental subject
  • 4 + years professional experience
  • Practical experience in managing and supervising ground investigations
  • Practical knowledge of Health and Safety procedures within the Ground Investigation industry

Desired Skills/ Experience:

  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Knowledge of contaminated land and planning legislation
  • Full, clean UK driving licence
  • Chartered status would be beneficial

As well as a competitive salary, this fantastic opening comes with real career progressive opportunities and an excellent benefits package. The company operate an open and relaxed management culture, that encourages both personal and team improvement.

Interested in this Principal Ground Engineer role? Please apply or call RONNIE on 01792 362 012 for more information.

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