Welcome to Paul Finnimore Associate Director
Earth Environmental & Geotechnical North East Regional Office
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Earth Environmental & Geotechnical Ltd. is delighted to announce that Paul Finnimore has joined the team as North East Regional Office Associate Director.
Paul joins the team managing the North East Regional Office for Earth Environmental & Geotechnical Ltd, based in Redcar at The Wilton Centre.
Paul was raised in the seaside town of Redcar, so has extensive knowledge of the area, and attended Teesside University where he graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering.
In his early years, he worked in a specialist geotechnical laboratory based in the North East of England, where he carried out earthworks testing, geotechnical testing and in-situ testing. After leaving the lab, he moved on to large scale contract supervision work where he worked on a large infrastructure job, the largest being a pipeline scheme from Peterhead to Grangemouth involving several rigs at once.
After this Paul worked for a local geotechnical consultancy where he worked for 10 years, moving up the ranks in the office, from Graduate Geotechnical Engineer to Project Manager. He gained extensive experience in desk-based assessments, site investigation in brownfield sites, validation of earthworks, and complex underground mine investigations.
During this time, he attended Newcastle University part-time studying Geotechnical Engineering and graduated with a master’s in Geotechnical Engineering in 2016.
The company moved to large contracting work, Paul was able to use his multiple skills and competencies to deliver large site investigations for multi-million-pound projects nationally, which included the site investigation for Westfield Court Student Accommodation Block at The University of Hull, Earthworks testing at Windsor Castle for the Queens Diamond Jubilee and several large ground investigations at the local oil refinery Conoco Phillips in Seal Sands.
Prior to joining Earth Environmental & Geotechnical Ltd, Paul had moved to a local company where he set up his own earthworks department, worked project management and tendered for work, also working onsite and hands-on drilling boreholes and producing onsite reports for the clients.
Out of work, Paul is a family man who has two young daughters and enjoys DIY and over the past few years has successfully completed a loft conversion and single storey extension to his home.