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Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.

Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomises the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

About the opportunity:




We currently have an opportunity for a Principal Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist to join our Leeds Ground Engineering Team. This is a great opportunity to demonstrate your sound technical skills whilst working in an engaging and collaborative team. You will provide technical leadership, mentoring and advice for the Ground Engineering team, while delivering solutions for numerous clients. As a result, we're looking for people who have the passion and drive to be involved with major geotechnical projects across a range of sectors, including transport infrastructure, buildings, nuclear and water utilities. Keep developing your skills and explore all that you can do across our global company, with opportunities to share your knowledge along the way.

As a Principal Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist, you will work as part of a team providing support and advice to the wider Jacobs business and clients as well as acting as task lead on projects. You will lead or assist in the delivery of Geotechnical input to projects. You will also be required to provide technical guidance and support to less experienced junior engineers and technicians.

There will be opportunities for a wider degree of responsibilities and roles within the Geotechnical team aimed at developing your career as a Geotechnical specialist.

The successful applicant will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.Here's What You'll Need:

  • MEng degree in Civil Engineering or a

  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Geology or other related geoscience degree with an MSc in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology or Geophysics

  • Chartered with the Geological Society of London or Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE)

  • The successful Geotechnical Engineer must have strong technical design skills with experience of geotechnical software such as, SlopeW, Holebase or ReWaRD etc

  • Strong technical leadership and project delivery in a consulting environment

  • Ability to progress schemes from inception to design completion with support from others.

  • Can effectively communicate with clients, colleagues and outside agencies and build effective working relationships and always aiming to exceeding client expectations

  • Proven ability & confident with report writing and presentation skills

  • Flexibility to travel for work.

    Why Jacobs?

    We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

    We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

    Our Culture:

    We're invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

    We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we're more connected, and if we are diverse, we're more creative.

    Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.co.uk to view and access our roles.

    As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

    If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here .

    Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

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  • Job Sector
    Engineering
    Job Position
    Geotechnical
    City/Town
    Leeds
    Address
    Leeds, UK Show on map
    Location
    Leeds
    Post date
    Closing date

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