Principal Consultant joins Geo-environmental team in London
05 Jul 2017
We are pleased to welcome Sinéad Meehan as Principal Consultant to the Geo-environmental team; Sinéad specialises in geotechnics and will be based in London office supporting geotechnics across the business.
Sinéad brings almost 15 years of experience to Delta-Simons after working in the geotechnical sector in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and for a short time in Australia. After graduating with a Geology Degree from University College Cork, Sinéad worked for a small engineering geology consultancy supervising site investigations, logging soils in accordance with BS5930 and preparing factual site investigation reports. Followed by three and a half years’ at a site investigation company designing and managing site investigations for major road/motorway schemes, pipelines, water treatment works, landfill sites and numerous commercial developments.
Sinéad completed an MSc in Engineering Geology at Newcastle University. Post-masters she worked with Atkins Ltd on a wide range of site investigation and geotechnical design projects for both public and private sector clients.
Sinéad has also supported multidisciplinary teams on contract management, designing and managing a range of site investigations, undertaking geotechnical design and assessment including quay wall stability analysis, foundation design, slope stability analysis, interpretive reporting and input in detailed geotechnical design for highways construction.
Sinéad gained further experience on offshore renewables projects which led her to pursue a career with an offshore contractor for six and a half years. This involved scheduling Geotechnical and geophysical surveys for structure and pipeline/cable installation for numerous Tender and FEED projects; interpreting survey data to prepare ground models for design, as well as identifying key risks and potential hazards to structure and pipeline design and installation; undertaking geotechnical design for numerous subsea structures, as well as pipe-soil interaction, liquefaction, scouring, ploughability/trenching assessments.
Dan Webb, Geo-environmental Unit Manager for the South region says “Sinéad brings a wealth of experience to our growing South region, and we very pleased to have her on board. Welcome Sinéad!”.
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