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Geotechnical Engineer - Reading - Reading, Berkshire job description

13 march 2018

Geotechnical Engineer - Reading

Geotechnical engineer - Reading - circa £24000-£30000

Are you seeking for a new challenge in an established organisation within the geotechnical industry? If yes? An exciting opportunity has come up for a Geotechnical engineer for a potential April 2018 start.

The role of Technical Service Department engineer is a vital customer facing role, where the successful candidate will be one of the company's engineers working in the office and represent the company when installing our equipment in customer laboratories both home and abroad. In addition to having a good understanding of the company's equipment and its operation, the role demands a high standard of personal presentation and excellent communication skills.

The role is varied and requires the appointee to be organised, methodical and willing to learn new developments. He/she must be keen to handle multiple tasks and be flexible.

Main Duties are, but are not limited to:

* In-house testing of software (no programming knowledge required), running laboratory tests for fault finding/development.
* Assisting the production team with system calibrations & testing.
* Installation & training of equipment at the customer site, both internationally and in the UK
* De-bugging and solving of problem issues with customer systems and products either remotely via TeamViewer from the office or on-site
* Preparation and maintenance of Support Documents
* Needs to attend Conferences and Exhibitions when required, wherever they are located
* Supporting sales and non-technical staff within the company
* Communication with potential customers to identify their technical requirements for testing, producing sales quotations to meet their specific needs where necessary

Person Specification:

* Minimum graduate level Civil/Geotechnical engineer or similar, ideally with some experience in lab testing
* Excellent presentation and communication skills in English, both oral and written
* Ability to quickly learn in-house developed software packages
* A basic understanding of electronic/electrical/mechanical system components
* Good time management and prioritisation of work to agreed deadlines
* A flexible approach to work with a willingness to work with any member within the company
* Willing and able to deliver presentations
* Experience of writing papers or other technical literature would be an advantage.


* Up to £30,000
* 24 Holiday days
* Pension scheme
* Occasional worldwide travel

Clients are looking to interview and shortlist shortly, so please submit your CV promptly for consideration.

Please apply with submission of your CV and Abs Valentino from our London CPE office will be in Touch. For more information and a confidential chat about the position, please do not hesitate to call us on 0203 680 0630.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

Job Reference:AVGER143
Position Type:Permanent
Market Sector:Engineering
Working Hours:Full-Time
Location:Reading, Berkshire
Salary:£24,000 - £30,000 per year
Contact:Abs Valentino, Randstad CPE, London, United Kingdom
Phone:0203 680 0630