Senior Engineer – Geotechnical

Responsible for delivering geotechnical and geo-environmental assessments and design, from desk study through to construction. Assist with all elements of geo-technical design/construction issues, providing technical input within that field as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Working independently on particular aspects of geotechnical design/construction, providing advice to the civils team & clients.

This is a career position within a dynamic and skilled team, progression is assured for the right candidate.


Main Duties:

  • Prepare proposals and quotations for Geo-Environmental Site Investigations, Reports and Assessments.
  • Assist in business development .
  • Manage staff and assist in their training.
  • Liaise & communicate with clients and external professionals.
  • Represent JNP Group at meetings and in writing and attend site to carry out investigations.
  • Control programmed performance of projects within budget.


Training & Development:

You will be encouraged to work towards a professional qualification commensurate with your academic qualifications.

  • You will be expected to attend in-house and external training courses, seminars, institution events, and generally comply with the ‘Continuing Professional Development’ requirements of:
    • JNP Group’s QA System – ‘Training procedures and guidance notes’.
    • The training requirements of the professional body to which you are (or become) affiliated.
  • You will be encouraged to advance within the project team and company hierarchy within JNP Group. Advancement will depend on your ability to demonstrate your capabilities and commitment to a career with JNP.


Education & Learning Experience:

Relevant experience and degree in Civil Engineering or Engineering Geology, although other disciplines combined with suitable experience may also be acceptable.

You will be or shortly aiming to become a Chartered Engineer with the ICE or a Chartered Geologist with the GeolSoc.


Technical Skills:

  • Able to prepare Desk Study reports and Mining Risk Assessments.
  • Design and supervision of ground investigations, organising fieldwork, direction of sub-contractors.
  • Familiarity with all ground investigation techniques.
  • Logging of soils/rocks to BS5930 / EC7.
  • Use of geotechnical databases, such as HoleBASE.
  • Use of slope stability applications, such as SLIDE or SLOPE/W.
  • Interpretative reporting, including bearing capacity, settlement, pavement design, and foundations.



  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage projects and resources within agreed time scales.
  • Ability to manage the workload of graduate engineers and technicians.
  • Act professionally in the interests of JNP Group.


Please use the following reference number when applying.

Ref No.: LE-SE-G

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