Due to an increasing forward workload, we are currently looking to appoint an experienced Graduate Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist to join the Edinburgh Office. The successful candidate will have a fantastic opportunity to work on a variety of projects spanning the transportation, industrial, retail, residential and commercial sectors.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Foundation Inspections
  • Data collection, manipulation and interpretation of both geotechnical and chemical data as part of site investigations for wide range of schemes
  • Preparation of Geotechnical Desk Studies and Interpretative Reports
  • Design, Procurement and Supervision of Site Investigations.
  • Undertake geotechnical analysis and design e.g. foundation design and slope stability assessments etc
  • Site support and monitoring activities on infrastructure construction contracts

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:

  • First degree in Civil Engineering/Geotechnical Engineering/Engineering Geology
  • An MSc in Geotechnical Engineering/Engineering Geology would be advantageous
  • Two years post graduate experience is minimum requirement
  • PLAXIS experience would be advantageous
  • CAD experience an advantage
  • Good report writing and communication skills required
  • Flexible and enthusiastic approach to working within a team structure
  • Confidence and ability to maximise the level of responsibility taken on projects, small and large
  • Clean driving license

WHAT WE OFFER YOU

The current permanent employment opportunity offers a competitive salary and excellent flexible benefits package for permanent staff which includes training opportunities, reimbursement of professional fees, contributory pension, personal health care plan and life insurance, interest-free travel loan scheme, additional leave purchase and buy-back scheme, staff loyalty bonus. Additional benefits may vary between offices. You can learn more about our staff benefits here.

ETHOS

We aim to be the number one team and company of choice for our clients, who seek integrated and high-quality services.

As an employer, we are motivated to support and develop our staff and to provide an environment where people can flourish and reach their full potential. We are committed to taking equity, inclusion and diversity seriously and support and encourage staff from all backgrounds, genders, age, LGBQT+, race, faith and cultures. We offer a range of inclusive policies, including hybrid working arrangements and family-friendly flexibility and support.

The role offers excellent career progression opportunities within a fast paced, friendly and professional team that is proud of the quality of the service it delivers to its unrivalled list of Clients, whilst having a clear vision for innovation and sustainable design. This is an opportunity to earn while you learn on your way to a bright future.

To apply for this position, send your CV to recruitment@fairhurst.co.uk stating the position for which you are applying.