Geotechnical Engineer

Contract, Temporary


Arup are an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Arup are currently looking for a Geotechnical Engineer to cover a contract out of their London office.

Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS) is the world's leading provider of Talent Acquisition and Management Services. We deliver award-winning solutions to over 65 outsourcing clients and consulting services to hundreds more. Our contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) service acts as an extension of our clients' recruitment team and provides professional interim and temporary resources. We partner with Arup to support contingent recruitment processes. On behalf of Arup, we are looking for a Geotechnical Engineer to cover an initial 12 month contract at their London office

Geotechnical Engineer – ( for ETRC/HRB asset)

Role Description

A fantastic opportunity for a geotechnical engineer to join the design team for a complex major infrastructure project with many technical and commercial challenges
Responsible for performing geotechnical calculations and assessments, developing numerical soil structure interaction models, and producing the geotechnical design deliverables for the asset, with support from the design team and geotechnical design Lead.
Technical liaison with other disciplines (e.g. structural designers) and with other internal and external interfaces.
Perform ground movement assessment studies, provide input for inspection and maintenance plans and damage assessment studies for buildings, utilities, and existing infrastructure.
Help responding and raising Technical Queries and RFIs
Liaise with CAD/BIM modellers and guide the production of geotechnical drawings.
Technical report writing (e.g. GDR, GIR etc.), preparing and delivering formal presentations.
Identifying and keeping track of key design risks (including CDM and Geotechnical Risk Register), knowing when to escalate, having the confidence to make judgment calls and taking responsibility for them.Person Description

Geotechnical design experience in multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects in the UK and/or EU.
Advanced/Expert in pile design, retaining wall design, heave mitigation, drained and undrained analyses.
Construction experience and understanding, able to address constructability issues and queries from the client's construction team is a plus.
An excellent communicator who enjoys collaboration, sharing knowledge and learning from others.
Has confidence to make suggestions and identify design risks with vague information, able to propose reasonable assumptions if necessary, and willing to take responsibility for their work.
Good experience in using Plaxis 2D for staged construction and retaining wall analyses
Experienced with the following geotechnical design software: Oasys XDisp, Oasys PDisp, Oasys FREW.
Expert user of Microsoft Office suite (i.e. Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Teams, Sharepoint).
Experience with LS-Dyna is a plus.
Some experience with CAD software (e.g. Autocad, Microstation, AecoSim Bentley Navigator etc.) is a plus.
Programming skills using Python and/or VBA preferred.
Experience with Power BI preferred.

Arup's goal is to shape a better world. And to do that, Arup is committed to be a great place to work for everyone. Arup's aim is to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their contribution.

It's imperative to know that Arup truly believe in providing opportunities for people regardless of their background or circumstances, and that Arup is genuinely committed to ensuring that they create an inclusive and diverse environment.

This is a PAYE or Umbrella contract.

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