Location
Shropshire
Department
Geotechnical
Advertising Salary
Competitive

About The Role

We are looking for a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer to join an industry leading Geology and Geotechnical team in our Shropshire office in September 2024. 

We work predominantly with a contractor client base, so our projects are varied and will provide you with the opportunity to combine technical understanding with practical implementation.

This role will suit a graduate who has a strong desire to learn and be able to work within a team environment supporting the geotechnical engineers with the design delivery of existing civil engineering projects. You will be supported and mentored by industry experts, while being given the space to demonstrate your own knowledge, creativity and abilities.

Responsibilities:

    • Undertake research and investigations to develop a clear understanding of the ground conditions at a project site.
    • Plan, specify and manage site investigations and laboratory testing programmes.
    • Collate and analyse field and laboratory data and undertake analyses related to the project design.
    • Prepare drawings and detailed geotechnical reports.
    • Work within the design team under the direction of colleagues.
    • Learn and behave in accordance with company values and corporate standards.
    • Learn and work in accordance with company procedures.
    • Attend sites and project where required to assist with site inspections and surveys.
    • Recognise the commercial requirements of projects and the company as a whole.
    • Ensure your work is carried out efficiently and effectively.

About You

Essential Criteria:

  • BEng or MEng degree in Civil Engineering or a Geology related subject.
  • Willing and able to work towards professional qualifications.
  • A knowledge of the typical ground conditions and geology of the United Kingdom.
  • The ability to anticipate and interpret ground conditions and to develop accurate ground models from site investigation and desk study information.
  • A knowledge of industry standard geotechnical software including CAD systems.
  • The successful candidate must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK for over 2 years.
The Individual:
  • Good verbal and written English
  • Good attention to detail and an the ability to resolve uncertainties
  • Interest in using computers for design work and calculations
  • The ability to organise your own work and time management
  • Good communication skills and ability to express ideas
  • A positive and pro-active team player who demonstrates a willingness to apply themselves in a workplace environment
  • A self-starter who displays a ‘can do’ attitude towards tasks and is willing to learn
  • Full valid UK driving license.

About Us

Why Richter?

At Richter, we pride ourselves on attracting and retaining the brightest and best, fuelled by a professional environment built on achievement, creativity and career satisfaction.

We find innovative solutions to modern problems. We do what we say we’re going to do – and we make a positive impact on our world through constant learning, innovative thinking, and passion for the work. We ensure that we offer personal development to all within our organisation which allows you to progress your career and offer the opportunity to be mentored by industry recognised Technical Leaders in their field, who will lend you their experience and ensure that the training you receive will give you the best possible chance of success.

Along with offering a competitive salary, you will become part of a collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment. We welcome and encourage any aspiring engineer who shares our fascination with construction, design and a wonder for how things work, and who looks at the world with curiosity and vision.

Our Business

Richter was founded to execute projects as efficiently as possible, to the maximum ethical standard. We deliver engineering works with a deep consideration for every conceivable aspect.

We’re continually developing ourselves – as engineers, as a company, and as individuals – to construct in a way that protects natural resources, and create true harmony with the world around us. We’re here to inspire our peers in the industry to be bolder and think bigger – and support younger generations to pursue a career in engineering.

Richter is an engineering design consultancy specialising in temporary works design and construction sequences. Our team of civil, structural and geotechnical engineers have a wealth of experience working on buildings, bridges, geotechnical, marine work, refurbishments, railways, infrastructure and demolition. There is no construction challenge we cannot accept.

We have an impressive portfolio of projects, and are known for taking on and delivering the complex projects that others cannot with a company culture that drives forward our success. We are a collaborative organisation that supports each other as individuals and as a firm to deliver the best possible solution to the project, thus maintaining our reputation for innovation and lateral thinking to ensure we provide the most economical and least wasteful solution to engineering schemes.

You cannot build the world without Richter – we build to improve the way we all live. We engineer value, together.

Richter is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we welcome all qualified applicants. You will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to sex, race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We recognise that not all disabilities are visible and will make reasonable adjustments to cater for diverse applicants in the selection and assessment process.

To all recruitment agencies: Richter does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our vacancies, employees or any other person acting on behalf of us. Richter is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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