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Principal Geotechnical Engineer


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**Principal Geotechnical Engineer**


Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of full\-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally\.

At Jacobs, you will work with the most talented professionals and thought leaders to shape the future of the global professional services sector as we deliver ground\-breaking and life\-changing solutions for a more connected, sustainable world\.

With more than $12 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 50,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction\- and program\-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors\.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business\.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours' contracts\.

Jacobs has developed one of the leading and longest\-standing geotechnical and tunnelling consultancy capabilities in the UK, with over 400 geotechnical and tunnelling engineers delivering practical and innovative solutions to ground\-related problems\.

Our Ground Engineering and Tunnelling team provides technical support to a wide range of infrastructure projects throughout the UK, and worldwide\. 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: Rail, Highways, Utilities and Nuclear\.

**Position Summary:**

As a Principal Geotechnical Engineer, you will work as part of a team of geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists, providing support and advice to the wider Jacobs business and clients as well as acting as team leader on your own projects\. You will lead in the delivery of geotechnical input to projects and 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\.



+ An experienced professional, the successful applicant should be a chartered engineer/geologist

+ MEng degree in Civil Engineering or a degree in Engineering Geology or Geology with a post graduate qualification in Geotechnical Engineering\.

+ All\-round technical knowledge of geotechnical engineering\.

+ Ability to progress schemes from inception to design completion\.

+ Demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a large multi\-disciplinary team\.

+ The ability to produce accurate and well\-presented reports is essential in this role\.


+ Experience of construction supervision and contract administration\.

+ Experience of ground investigation supervision,

+ Laboratory test scheduling and reporting\.

+ Experience of slope stability, earthwork, foundation and retaining wall design\.

+ Experienced in the execution of major projects\.

**Our Culture**

At Jacobs we see safety differently \- we strive to go 'BeyondZero' by putting the health, safety and well\-being of our employees first in everything we do\.

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE \(Women in Science & Engineering\) and Stonewall\. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy\.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values\.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www\.jacobs\.com

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\.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all\.

**Primary Location** United Kingdom\-United Kingdom Countrywide\-Wokingham

**Travel** Yes, 10 % of the Time

**Req ID:** BIA0004WO

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