Senior Geo-Environmental/Geotechnical Engineer

  • Ground Investigation
  • Leicestershire, United Kingdom

Senior Geo-Environmental/Geotechnical Engineer

Job description

Based in Hugglescote, near Leicester

Full time – Permanent (would also consider part time working)

Competitive salary and benefits, depending on experience

M-EC is a privately-owned engineering and environmental multi-disciplinary consultancy, operating nationally from two offices. We serve both private and public sector clients within the residential, commercial, industrial, retail, leisure, education and healthcare industries.

We are seeking a Senior Geo-Environmental/Geotechnical Engineer to join the team. The position is based in Hugglescote, near Leicester, and we are flexible with regards to regular home/office working. This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven and passionate individual to join a successful and growing Geo-Environmental team, and to share your expertise. We are looking for a candidate with curiosity, personal drive and technical know-how.

The main focus of the role will be around the delivery of Phase I Desk Studies, Phase II Ground Investigations, geotechnical design, remediation strategies, the production of technical reports, and site support through planning and development. You will be accountable for the high quality of your own work, to time and budget, and that of any direct reports/team members where appropriate.

We have an established Ground Investigation team, led by an experienced Associate Director who is passionate about the training, development and the mentoring of engineers, and who will support you in this role.

So, if you are a Senior Geo-Environmental/Geotechnical Engineering professional looking for your next role or a new and exciting challenge then M-EC could be the perfect move for you!

Key role responsibilities:

  • On-site investigation work, analysis and production of technical reports;
  • Co-ordination with other disciplines, client liaison, fee proposals and invoicing;
  • Working collaboratively with engineers and other technicians to deliver quality evidence led reports;
  • The mentoring and supervision of Geo-Environmental apprentices, technicians and graduates.


Key skills, experience and attributes required:

  • A minimum qualification of a degree in Civil engineering, Ground engineering or other relevant Geotechnical/Environmental qualification;
  • Preferably a post graduate qualification in Ground or Environmental engineering;
  • Up to date CPD record with chartered status, or soon to progress to chartered status;
  • Robust knowledge of soil and rock geotechnical properties;
  • Experience in the analysis and interpretation of geo-environmental and geotechnical data;
  • On-site experience of ground investigation techniques, exploratory hole logging/sampling and laboratory testing methodologies;
  • Proficient in the use of various computer software programs including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Access) and Holebase (or similar);
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • High level of competence in factual and interpretative report writing;
  • Ability to work within a team and also under own initiative; and
  • Excellent organisational skills and able to prioritise workload.

If you feel that you have the skills and attributes for this exciting opportunity then we would like to hear from you.

M-EC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

You will need to obtain an application pack in order to apply for this position. Please email

If you have any questions regarding this job opportunity please contact HR Manager, Joanna Stevens, on 07399 880667.