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Engineering Geologist Consultant/Senior Consultant – Leeds

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    2 years ago
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    Engineering Geologist
  • Deadline:
    January 25, 2023
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Engineering Geologist – Consultant/Senior Consultant



Our client is looking for an Engineering Geologist at Consultant or Senior Consultant grade to join our team in Leeds to work on large brownfield redevelopment projects on a range of historically industrial and mining sites for clients such as Homes England and Harworth Group.

It is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual to join an established Leeds geo-environment team of 25 staff, part of the clients strong national geo-environmental resource.

The Leeds team provides brownfield redevelopment, ground investigation, geotechnical and geo-environmental consultancy services to a broad range of private and public sector clients.



The role is for the technical delivery of ground engineering aspects of brownfield redevelopments including:

  •  Contribute to or lead the production of desk based assessments of site geology, hydrogeology, history and assessment of risk to generate a conceptual site model and associated ground model.
    •    The assessment of in-ground constraints to development from desk based assessment and supplemented by ground investigation.
    •    Ground investigation design, supervision, data interpretation and reporting.
    •    Production of earthworks strategy and earthworks specification documents.
    •    Construction phase input including supervision and reviewing earthworks data.
    •    Foundation and ground treatment options assessment.
    •    Ground contamination assessment and remediation strategy development.

With appropriate support by other team members the role will incorporate assisting with the project management of large brownfield projects including multidisciplinary projects.  This will include liaison with other disciplines within the company and client liaison, meeting attendance (virtual and face to face), involvement in contractor procurement and project financial management.

Experienced team members will offer mentoring and the opportunity to progress to professional chartership following our Geological Society accredited Training Scheme.  In a Senior grade position you will also be involved in mentoring staff.  They will tailor your training and development accordingly to achieve your own personal goals, providing the specific support you need to reach your potential.

You will have all, or most of, the following:

  • A first degree or Masters degree in geology or engineering geology.
  • Practical experience of site walkovers, desk studies, and ground investigation, including design, supervision and laboratory scheduling.
  • Experience of geotechnical and geo-environmental assessment and reporting.
  • Experience of mining assessments and investigations.
  • Some knowledge of geotechnical design including foundation types and ground improvement options.
  • Experience in writing earthworks specifications and in the supervision of earthworks.
  • Some experience of writing remediation strategies.
  • A willingness to travel on occasion for ground investigation works or remediation supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and be fully IT literate such that you can write clear, concise and technically robust reports.
  • A good understanding of health, safety and environmental management for ground investigation and of CDM regulations as applicable to design.
  • A full, preferably clean, driving license.
  • Strong social, interpersonal and communication skills and a willingness to work closely and collaboratively with colleagues in as part of a multi-disciplinary team.


The client is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, or parental leave.

The client are also happy to discuss flexible working for this role, including the possibility of reduced hours, flexible start and finish times, or compressed hours. They hope to offer a range of solutions to help you get the most out of your work / life balance.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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