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Geo-Environmental Consultant (Bristol or Cardiff)

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    June 8, 2024
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Our client is looking for a Geo-Environmental Consultant to join their Wales and South West team based in Bristol or Cardiff. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual to join an established and growing regional team, part of Tetra Tech’s 100 strong and expanding national geo-environmental resource.

We provide ground investigation and geo-environmental consultancy services for a broad range of private and public sector clients in the development, health, education, defence and infrastructure sectors. Your main duties and responsibilities will be to assist with the design, procurement, supervision, management and reporting of geotechnical and geo-environmental assessments and site investigation. This will include the production of desk study assessments, the accurate collection of site data and the production of detailed factual and interpretative reports as well as undertaking ground gas and groundwater monitoring works.

You will become a member of a busy team delivering focused solutions for our growing key client base, with emphasis on technical excellence, client care and effective project management.  You will be working alongside other land contamination, environmental due diligence, ground investigation, groundwater and geo-technical specialists to deliver holistic solutions to clients’ needs in these areas.  Additionally, you will collaborate with geo-environmental teams in other offices and with other specialists in the planning, environment and engineering teams.


Key attributes required for the position are sound technical knowledge, enthusiasm, self-motivation and excellent verbal and written communication skills.


The role will require travel, principally within Wales and the Southwest region but there may also be occasional requirements to support other regional offices within the UK.


About You


You will hold a degree in geology, engineering geology, hydrogeology or relevant environmental science discipline. Whilst not essential, it would be beneficial for you to have a post graduate qualification such as a Master’s degree. You should also be working towards Chartership with a relevant body, such as CIWEM IEMA or Geo Soc.


  • You must have experience of ground investigation and the skills and knowledge to interpret ground investigation data and assess land contamination.
  • You must be able to produce Phase 1 geo-environmental desk top study reports incorporating Preliminary Risk Assessments, Phase 2 factual reports and be able to contribute to interpretative reporting.
  • You must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be fully IT literate as you will be required to write clear, concise and technically robust reports.
  • You must have a good understanding of health, safety and environmental management, as applied to ground investigation.
  • You must have a full, preferably clean, driving license.
  • You will be a team player with strong social, interpersonal and communication skills.

About Our client:

Our client is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. They are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

They provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity and are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits.

Our client is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We 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.

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


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