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Job DescriptionDo you want to work for a market leading international consultancy on a major infrastructure project that is shaping the future of the UK? Are you experienced in designing and reporting of HD2208/DMRB/PCF? Do you have experience of using geotechnical software? Then this could be the next step in your career! JOIN OUR LOWER THAMES CROSSING PROJECT TEAM IN LONDON In Tunnel and Underground Infrastructure, you will become part of COWI's Tunnels unit. Tunnel & Underground Infrastructure has hundreds of skilled experts worldwide and have one of the largest infrastructure departments in the world. We are experienced in all types of tunnels and infrastructure in sectors ranging from railways, highways, metros to energy and power, and we cover the entire lifecycle of a project from idea, concept and design to operation and maintenance. The Lower Thames Crossing is the single biggest roads investment project since the M25 was completed more than 30 years ago. It will form a vital part of the UK's transport infrastructure and will help businesses large and small to grow and bring people and communities closer to job, education and leisure opportunities. It will connect Essex and Kent and almost double road capacity across the Thames east of London. EXTEND YOUR POTENTIAL WITHIN A TEAM OF EXPERTS In this position, you will join our global team of experts and work closely with the Ground Engineering Lead. Your primary role will be to provide support to the highway geotechnical team. On a day to day basis, you will: Design and Checking * To provide input and carry out preliminary and reference design of geotechnical "highway structures" including, but not limited to RC retaining walls (gravity, cantilevered, piled, green walls), deep and shallow bridge foundations, earthworks (including reinforced ground and earthworks constructed with non-HE compliant materials), embankment, cuttings, highway culverts, etc; * To provide input and carry out preliminary and reference design of flood protection earth bunds (including hydraulic performance), river diversion, ground improvement, load transfer platforms funded on piles/stone columns; * To carry out settlement analyses and damage assessment of services, utilities and infrastructures and select (from factual and interpreted information) suitable geotechnical and hydrogeological data for the design; * Assisting with Checking of geotechnical deliverables and compile geotechnical and CDM risk assessment; Reporting * Prepare Geotechnical Assessments Notes for Structures and Earthworks in accordance to Highways England's procedures; * Prepare design reports and technical notes for internal use; General * Liaising with the Structures Team, Environmental (landscaping, sustainability and waste management) Team and "Quantity Surveys" teams; * To deliver parent company project governance requirements as required; * To consider project legacy and in all decision making in the same way as cost, risk and time * To look for ways to encourage innovative thinking around how to improve legacy benefits * To hold health, safety and welfare (HSW) as a key project value and to participate in the creation, development and implementation of HSW strategies by the project leadership team * CASCADE is committed to promoting an inclusive working environment for all staff and expects its team leaders to make best use of their skill to create an inclusive culture free from discrimination or harassment COWI is a leader within our field, because our employees are leaders within theirs. We invite you to learn from the best and expand your potential in an outstanding environment, where we collaborate on shaping tomorrow's societies. Alongside your manager, you outline the path for your development and build your expertise on a day-to-day basis, working on global and local assignments. YOUR SKILLS. OUR TEAM. TOGETHER, WE DESIGN THE FUTURE Your skills are the key to our success. Working across borders and disciplines, we share knowledge and build strong relationships with colleagues and customers. You contribute your expertise and get to learn from the best. To succeed in this position, we believe that you should have structured work approach and can develop practical solutions, you are structured & detail-oriented and you are outgoing & proactive. Furthermore, you shall have: * Civil engineering degree or higher education, working towards Chartered Engineering status as a minimum; * Proven working Knowledge (design and reporting) of HD2208/DMRB/PCF; * Geotechnical Experience (both design and reporting) in UK Highways Projects; * Clear understanding of UK CDM regulations; * Proven experience of earthworks (including reinforced ground, piled embankment) slope stability analysis (including the use of relevant software), design and specification; * Proven experience of major earthworks widening design and analyses; * Flood protection bunds design (including hydraulic performance) and modelling; and experience of des

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