​Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Location Crawley
Discipline: Rail , Highways, Construction, Civil Engineering , Water & Utilities
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 Vehicle, Bonus, Pension, Health, Ongoing Training
Contact name: Martin Spencer

Contact email: martin.spencer@hsqrecruitment.com
Job ref: MALD8364
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

​Senior Geotechnical Engineer


This well-established civil engineering business has an excellent reputation and works with some of the most exciting opportunities on some of the largest UK construction projects. Ambition and innovative is at the heart of the company, and we are committed to investing in our people, technology, and processes. If it is above or below the ground we can survey it, and support clients, designers and contractors throughout the lifecycle of projects. With multiple UK offices, we are continuously developing and expanding our team. Their objective is to be the number one supplier of Engineering and Utility Services in the UK.



  • Lead and grow a new department, moulding it to how you want it to succeed.

  • Manage your department in line with defined customer requirements and business defined processes and standards.

  • Support the management in compilation / response to all approved bids and proposals for Site Investigations in line with defined process and customer expectation.

  • Brief your team on their projects and support with associated documentation, such as RAMs.

  • Ensure your team are compliant to company standards and processes.

  • Deliver your projects on time, on budget, to agreed scope, and to your client’s expectations.

  • Working under delegation of responsibility, assist with audits on behalf of Quality and HS&E, ensuring full compliance to defined process.

  • Growing and maintaining supplier relationships

  • To work collaboratively with other Business Unit Project Managers in ensuring the highest standard of process management and Project / Task based Work Package performance.



  • Able to lead and grow a new department in Site Investigation, along with supporting current workload in underground surveying.

  • 3 Years or more experienced in scoping and managing Site Investigations.

  • This can be a fast-paced environment that changes quickly, so candidates need to be able to adapt to change and prioritising workloads.

  • We want somebody who can multi-task, be adaptable and become a valuable member of our team.

  • Adept at Microsoft Office applications

  • Proven experience and understanding of business finance/commerciality and proven ability to manage costs within a project

  • Strong communication skills with the confidence to brief work teams.

  • Will have experience establishing and developing relationships with clients.