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Senior Foundation Design Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Surrey

Job Title: Senior Foundation Design Engineer
Location: Remote - UK
Compensation: £60,000 + Benefits
Role Type: Full Time & Permanent
Job ID: 41292


This is an exciting opportunity to join Babcock International as a Lead Design Engineer. Babcock International Group is a FTSE 250 business and is the UK’s leading engineering support services organisation. Your role will involve developing and delivering designs, training and developing a team around you, mentoring them when required and you’ll need to be technically minded and have the capacity to influence people.


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a Senior Foundation Design Engineer who can produce effective civil and geotechnical design services, foundation solutions and provide technical support to Design, Project, Site Engineers and clients. You’ll be asked to complete design related activities as per agreed programmes and effectively raise any design issues and changes in client’s requirements that may affect the resources and programmes.


What will you be doing?

•    Providing suitable, cost effective, innovative foundation and temporary works designs compliant with client specifications on programme and in project budget

•    Providing technical advice and support to Babcock personnel, clients and liaise with other members of the design department to ensure effective tender delivery

•    Developing and train other engineers and to create guidance documents where required

•    Working closely with engineering staff, reviewing foundation design and drawings where necessary

•    Undertaking and manage site visits, site surveys and investigations, soils testing and subsequent interpretive studies as well as attending regular project briefings with engineers and/or technicians when required

•    Performing Design verification/approval on geotechnical engineering and foundation calculations, and design documents, prior to issue

The experience you’ll bring 

•    B.Eng or BSc in Civil, Structural, Geotechnical or Geological Engineering, with honours; or HND plus relevant experience

•    Detailed knowledge of OHL foundation design theory
•    Detailed knowledge of current OHL foundation design specification
•    Detailed knowledge of geotechnical design and systems, geotechnical data and specialist foundations
•    Understanding of construction and design processes
•    Flexible approach and ability to cope with changing demands and priorities



What a role with Babcock offers?

  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance
  • Share ownership scheme
  • Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
  • A tailored personal development and training programme.
  • Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.
  • We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


About Babcock

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability, and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


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Application Guidance:

All applications should be made online.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


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