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Experienced Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist

Apr 24 2023 - 12:00pm

GWP Consultants LLP is an independent consultancy partnership, located in Charlbury, Oxfordshire, originally formed in 1973, working in sustainable earth and water resources management in the UK and overseas.

We seek an experienced Chartered Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist who has undertaken the role of a Geotechnical Specialist in accordance with the Quarries Regulations 1999, for a consultancy or a quarry operator.

The successful applicant will:

  • have a BSc, BEng (2:1 or higher) in Geology, Applied Geology, Engineering Geology or similar;

  • an MSc in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology or similar;

  • be a Chartered Engineer or Chartered Geologist (or both);

  • have at least 2 years of experience acting as a Geotechnical Specialist within UK quarries;

  • has experience in a range of geological settings.

You would be joining a team of Geotechnical Engineers and Geotechnical Specialists undertaking Regulation 32 Hazard Appraisals, Regulation 33 Geotechnical Assessments, stability assessments, and designs of rock and soil slopes, tips and lagoons. GWP work throughout UK and World, so you will also be involved in interesting and challenging projects that often require multi-disciplinary inputs and bespoke solutions.

The successful applicant will be a proficient user of LSS DTM Software and Rocscience programs. Experience in using Holebase, AutoCAD and GIS would be useful, but not essential.

The work will comprise both office and site work, either at greenfield sites or active/dormant quarries, surface mines, landfill sites and construction-related excavations within the UK and at times, overseas. You will be based at our office in Charlbury and although GWP has recently introduced a hybrid working scheme, you will need to live within commuting distance of the office.

You will need to be eligible to work in the UK, hold a full UK driving licence and have your own vehicle.

Further information about GWP Consultants and the range of work that GWP undertake can be found on our website.  

GWP offers a competitive salary and a staff benefits package that includes a workplace pension scheme, private medical and dental cover, subscriptions to professional bodies, access to our Employee Support Program and 25 days of annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Please apply by submitting a Covering Letter and CV, to: [email protected] or write to: GWP Consultants, Upton House, Market Street, Charlbury, Oxfordshire, OX7 3PJ

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