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Intermediate/Senior Geotechnical Earthquake Engineer

Location: London
Company: Jacobs
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Your Impact:
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 epitomizes 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.
We are investing and rethinking, re-organising and redefining how our technologies, tools, work process and physical space empower our people to work flexibility , elevate collaboration, support our capabilities to deliver value to clients and improve global operational readiness . We are People Centric so you can do, grow and be you. Providing Tools and Technologies for teams to work virtually and physically , using our hybrid work arrangement.
About the opportunity:
Jacobs has developed one of the leading and longest-standing geotechnical and tunnelling consultancy capabilities in the UK, with approximately 400 geotechnical and tunnelling engineers delivering practical and innovative solutions to ground-related problems.
We are entering an exciting time in our growth following recent successful bids and as such, are looking to expand our Geotechnical Engineering Group to increase our capacity and capability. To facilitate this expansion, Jacobs are now looking to employ people with a flair and passion.
The successful person will join a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities. The diverse project portfolio will provide diverse opportunities and experiences within the Ground Engineering sector to further develop your career .
- We're looking for people who have the passion and drive to be involved with major geotechnical projects.
- You will assist in leading the delivery of ground engineering input to projects.
- You be part of an industry-leading team in the field of Seismic Geotechnics, working on a variety of projects in seismic hazard analysis and soil-structure interaction analysis.
- You will provide technical guidance, support and mentoring to junior staff.
- You will work as part of a diverse and highly skilled team of geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists.
Here's What You'll Need:
- Degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Geology, Civil Engineering, or other related geoscience degree.
- A post-graduate qualification, ideally a PhD, in the field of 2D or 3D earthquake site response analysis.
- Exceptional skills in numerical modelling obtained using industry-standard software such as PLAXIS, FLAC, SASSI or ANSYS.
- Ideally, ability to programme, preferably in MATLAB.
- A strong commitment to personal and professional development.
- Experience of leadership and project delivery in a consulting, client or contractor environment.
- Ability to progress schemes from inception to completion, with support from others
- Ability to complete packages of work to agreed budgets and programmes
- Can effectively communicate with clients, colleagues and outside agencies and build effective working relationships, and is always aiming to exceeding client expectations
- Experienced and confident with report writing and presentation skills
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 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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