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Geotechnical Engineer

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    1 year ago
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    Geo-Environmental, Geotechnical Engineer
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Our client is a geo-environmental consultancy based in Warwickshire and operating throughout the UK who has an opportunity for a Geo-environmental/Geotechnical Engineer.

They are looking to expand their team with qualified geotechnical or geo-environmental engineers who are able to partake in Phase 1 desk studies and Phase 2 ground investigations along with associated consultancy services and reporting.

The successful candidate will become a key member within the team, and will take responsibility for
the successful delivery of projects from start to finish meeting the programme requirements of clients.

Experience in the industry is preferred but not essential, all applicants from graduates – 3 years experience will be considered.

Applicants will have a relevant degree, be eligible to work in the UK and hold a full UK driving licence.

This is an excellent opportunity for an engineer with experience in the supervision of site investigation work. The position will involve site work where the successful candidate will take
responsibility for the planning of field operations in terms of technical direction, health and safety and management of a range of sub-contractors. Applicants must be conversant with UK health and safety legislation with regard to site works.
The role will also entail data entry of fieldwork results, analysis of laboratory results and geotechnical and contaminated land interpretation under the supervision and guidance of senior staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Two years of awareness or practical experience of all aspects of geo-environmental engineering from
    Phase 1 desk studies to Phase 2 ground investigations and validation of remediation works and
    geotechnical engineering.
    Experience in managing subcontractors is required, particularly drilling contractors and plant
    suppliers. Experience is also preferred in working on active industrial and commercial or
    development sites.
    Training and practical experience is preferred in the use of field equipment including, but not limited
    to PID, interface probe, gas analysers, groundwater sampling equipment, hand shear vane and insitu
    CBR testing.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A degree in Geology, Earth Sciences or Geotechnical Engineering; a Masters degree in a relevant
    subject would be an asset but not essential. Current Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS)
    card desirable.
    SPA Forecourt training and SOP1&2 training is desirable but not essential.
    Site Managers Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) certificate desirable but not essential.
    Demonstrate training, experience and competence in logging to current BS5930.
    Any shortfalls in the successful candidate’s training or experience will be addressed by a period of
    in-house and external training on joining the company.

What Our client offers:

  • Founded in 2005, our client has grown steadily through difficult economic times to develop a diverse portfolio of
    clients covering both the residential and commercial sectors. As a small business our client is able to offer
    successful candidates an excellent opportunity to be fully involved in all aspects of geo-environmental
    consultancy within a highly experienced, skilled and efficient team of professional geo-environmental