Geo-technical engineer

  • 3D Personnel
  • South Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
  • Jul 06, 2018
Permanent Site Engineer

Job Description

Vacancy: Geotechnical engineer

Location: South Dublin

Salary: Competitive Salary & Package

A well-established civil, environmental and structural engineering consultancy based in South Dublin requires a Geotechincal Engineer to join their team.

Role description

The successful candidates will be responsible for devising and overseeing ground investigation contracts and supporting various design teams with specialist geotechnical inputs.


  • Plan, procure and control site investigation contracts for major infrastructure projects
  • Advise the structures team on the design parameters for shallow and deep foundations for major structures 
  • Design complex foundations, including pile groups and soil-structure interaction problems
  • Prepare the earthworks elements of contract documents, including specifications, design drawings and reports
  • Assess borrow and quarry materials for reuse as embankment fill, drainage, concrete and pavement aggregates
  • Pavement foundation design, in accordance with NRA DMRB and UK DMRB
  • Assess and design soil improvement techniques for soft ground, including surcharge, vertical drains, vibroflotation, geosynthetic reinforcement, geosynthetic encased columns, piled embankments, mass stabilisation, rolling dynamic compaction and lime/concrete subgrade stabilisation
  • Design to Eurocode EC7
  • Assess peat stability and access road/drainage for developments
  • Attend and supervise earthworks on site
  • Concept to delivery of earthworks designs