Interest Sub Category:
Engineering - Geotechnical
Job Title :
Geotechnical Assistant Engineer/Engineer
Type of Position:
- Degree in Civil Engineering, Engineering Geology or related subjects
- Ideally a postgraduate qualification in geotechnical engineering
- Seeking or achieved Chartered Engineer or Chartered Geologist status
- Membership of relevant Professional Institutions
- Geotechnical Engineering and related subjects
- Experience in Railway / Bridge and other Civil Engineering fields
- Awareness of commercial, financial, contractual and negotiation matters
URS are a truly unique global engineering company with exceptionally deep and broad expertise. Our scale, global reach, local knowledge and deep sector expertise mean there is no engineering challenge we cannot meet. Our talented engineers solve complex and diverse challenges all over the globe, from projects deep beneath the earth’s surface to the world’s tallest structures.
URS acquisition of Scott Wilson firmly positioned us as one of the UK’s top engineering and environmental consultancies and a leading provider of rail engineering services.
We design, build, expand, operate and maintain the broadest array of infrastructure, from tunnels, bridges, roads and railways to all manner of public sector facilities and commercial buildings. In rail, as Scott Wilson, we built a reputation as a deliverer of multi-disciplinary design solutions on major programmes such as West Coast Route Modernisation, Crossrail on Network Works and Airdrie to Bathgate Reopening. Our expertise spans the breadth of the rail engineering design disciplines through the entire project life cycle and is provided from a range of offices across the UK.
Our Heavy Rail Business Unit is a 200 strong employer of rail professionals developing and delivering multi-disciplinary design solutions across permanent way, signalling, telecoms, electrical, mechanical, civils and geotechnical engineering. Recent impressive project wins with Network Rail and national major Contractors have provided opportunities to grow our resource pool at all levels across our UK offices with current key projects including Crossrail, HS2 (London/Birmingham/Manchester), S&C Renewals programme, Borders Railway, North Doncaster Chord, CASR and a wide ranging portfolio across the UK and internationally.
URS are currently recruiting for a talented Geotechnical Engineer to provide guidance issues on bridge works and railway infrastructure works for our Heavy Rail Business Unit in Glasgow.
The Glasgow Mini Operating Unit is responsible for the delivery of railway system designs covering; Signalling, Telecommunications, Permanent Way and E&P disciplines.
The Geotechnical Engineer will manage a sub team, give guidance on design issues, review documentation, undertake fee calculations for schemes and help develop proposals. The position is required to act as a Contractors responsible Engineer for schemes as set out in Network Rail standard.
Key Responsibilities will include; geotechnical desk studies, planning and implementing ground investigations, site supervision, preparing geotechnical interpretive reports, geotechnical analyses and designs, geotechnical support to other disciplines, assisting on a range of assignments, tasks and projects.
Key projects will include Borders Railway & Mining.
- 9 months ago