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Graduate Geotechnical Engineer

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

York, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any
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The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialised in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, traditional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.


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With ambitious growth plans, Systra are now looking to hire a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer to join their fast paced, passionate Geotechnical team in York . This is an exciting time to join SYSTRA Ltd as we continue to develop and raise our profile, delivering to some of the flagship infrastructure projects in the UK including HS2 and TRUe.


As an award winning multi-disciplinary consultancy, Systra provides a range of geotechnical design services. Our involvement at all stages of projects allows us to advise on ground risk and to develop high quality, innovative geotechnical solutions. In joining Systra as a Graduate Geotechnical Enginer you will have the opportunity to develop your Geo career in an inspiring and supportive environment with exceptional growth potential.


Main Duties


  • 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.
  • Liaise with Systra engineers, clients and Project Engineers to develop project specific solutions.
  • Prepare detailed geotechnical reports.



Essential Experience


  • A relevant degree or Masters degree in civil engineering or geology.
  • A good base 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. 
  • The ability to produce work of a high standard with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • The ability to work collaboratively within multi-disciplinary teams maintaining and developing relationships to ensure the successful delivery of projects





Systra is an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.

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