Engineering Geologist

Mott Macdonald

Engineering Geologist

Salary Not Specified

Mott Macdonald, City Centre, Manchester

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in today.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 51f39d73e4b04f9dab978cda17ce902c

Full Job Description

Mott MacDonald Bentley (MMB) are looking for an Engineering Geologist with a desire to develop innovative and pragmatic ways of working, reduce carbon and protect the environment. This role is predominantly working with United Utilities based in North West England to deliver a range of water and wastewater treatment projects as part of their frameworks in AMP7 and beyond.
We are successfully working alongside companies such as; Yorkshire Water, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water, Severn Trent Water, Anglian Water, United Utilities, Northumbrian Water, Thames Water, The Coal Authority, Cadent, Rolls Royce, and Canals & Rivers Trust which has allowed us to progress as a leader in the construction and civil engineering sectors whilst developing and maintaining an excellent reputation with our clients.
You will be supported by an existing Geotechnical team distributed across multiple national MMB framework contracts with some of the UK's largest water companies. On occasion it may be necessary to support other framework teams across the wider MMBC business unit and as such may on occasion be required to travel out of area.
As an Engineering Geologist within MMB, you will:

  • Undertake geotechnical desk studies, design of ground investigations, compilation of ground investigation tender documentation and contract administration.

  • Support in the technical supervision of ground investigation fieldworks and liaison with ground investigation contractors.

  • Interpretate and verify of ground investigation data including presentation of appropriate ground model, development of geotechnical design parameters and clear presentation of ground risks.

  • Production of ground investigation reports and geotechnical design reports in accordance with EC7.

  • Liaise with wider non specialist project team members (design and construction) to develop best-value engineering designs and clearly communicate identified project ground risks and suitable mitigation.

  • Undertake various geotechnical analyses and design, produce calculation packages, input to works specifications and drawings for construction.

    Degree in geotechnical engineering or engineering geology (MEng/MSc).

  • Strong engineering geology and geotechnical design competencies, ideally in the water/wastewater sector.

  • Experience in the field of ground engineering in the UK, with a full understanding of the geotechnical lifecycle of construction projects.

  • Previous experience undertaking project desk studies, identifying key ground risks, planning and supervising ground investigations, developing ground models, undertaking ground interpretation and delivering elements of geotechnical design.

  • Working towards or have achieved Chartership through a relevant Institution (ICE/IOM3/GeolSoc).

    This is a Mott MacDonald Bentley role, employed by Mott MacDonald.

  • Mott MacDonald Bentley is a joint venture business, established in 1999 between civil engineering contractor JN Bentley and global management consultancy, Mott MacDonald.
    Mott MacDonald Bentley offers fully integrated design and build services to its clients, combining the contracting expertise of JN Bentley and the design specialisms of Mott MacDonald.
    This role is employed by Mott MacDonald but will involve working across the joint venture business, both with Mott MacDonald and JN Bentley colleagues.
    About Mott MacDonald
    Mott MacDonald is a global engineering, management and development consultancy.
    Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients' businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.
    A fundamental part of this is respecting each person's differences and striving to meet their needs.
    Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence.
    We believe that because we care about what we do, we do things better.
    We know that our people are our most valuable asset, so we are dedicated to investing in them, through our comprehensive training and development schemes, exposure to the wider design and build business and endless opportunities.
    We are committed to creating a workplace where our people are safe, have a voice, can reach their full potential, and everyone shares in the rewards.
    You'll have the opportunity to contribute to projects that benefit our communities - from helping to secure water supplies for future generations to protecting homes and businesses from flood risk - our projects make a real difference.

    The role is nominally based in in North West England within the clients offices in Warrington, operational site design offices across the region within an existing geotechnical team. Projects will be distributed throughout United Utilities operational area. Flexible and agile working means that the right balance between office, home and site working can be agreed.
    We will support your development and actively encourage working towards professional qualification - you will have control of your own career path. This role will provide you with excellent long-term potential to advance your career in an innovative and collaborative environment.
    What we can offer:
    At Mott MacDonald Bentley you will be offered a competitive salary which is commensurate based on your experience. Our core benefits include:
  • Pension matched by employer up to 7%

  • Option to purchase, sell and carry over annual leave

  • Life assurance / Private Medical Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance and Health Screening options

  • 26 weeks maternity leave, enhanced paternity and adoption leave/ Shared parental leave

  • Payment of annual professional institution subscription costs

  • Gym Membership discounts UK wide

  • Cycle to work scheme, interest free season ticket loans and discounted dining cards also available