Engineering Geologist

Posted 22 May 2023
Salary £27.5k - 32.5k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameAdam Butler

Job description

Carrington West are pleased to offer this outstanding vacancy with one of the most innovative and progressive consultancies in the civil engineering / Geo-Environmental engineering market.
The successful candidate will join a team of Engineering Geologists delivering Geo-environmental Desk Studies and Site Investigation Reports, Geotechnical Design, Earthworks Programs as well as other technical reports and assessments relating to contamination and geotechnical engineering. The role will involve on-site supervision of fieldwork activity, logging of soil and rock, scheduling laboratory testing, preparing comprehensive Geo-environmental Reports, Earthworks design and inspections, liaising with clients and regulatory bodies, geotechnical design assistance, testing laboratories and other functions within the firm.
Suitable candidates will have:
·Degree in Geology or Engineering Geology (Essential).
·Masters in Engineering Geology or Contamination Assessment related subject (Desirable).
The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK. Desired experience includes, but is not limited to:
·Ground Investigation Techniques
·Supervision of fieldwork activity, including organising and directing field operations (equipment and personnel)
·Sampling and logging of soil and rock to professional/technical standards
·Scheduling of laboratory testing (geotechnical and contamination)
·Preparation of interpretative reports on both geotechnical and contamination aspects
·Preparation of Remediation strategies and Validation of Remediation
·Consultations with Regulators
In addition, suitable candidates will possess:
·Excellent time management skills
·Knowledge and understanding of current UK/EU technical standards
·Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
·Good project management skills
·Commitment to continued professional development
·Full driving license
·A professional can-do attitude and the ability to work alone with minimal supervision
In return we offer a competitive remuneration package which includes the following rewards and benefits:
·26 days paid annual leave, comprising your birthday, 22 flexible days, and 3 days fixed over the Christmas period. In addition, 8 bank holidays are provided.
·Flexible working (from the Leeds or Manchester offices) with up to 2 days per week working from home, subject to agreement of Team leader.
·Early Friday finish - 15:45hrs.
·Free on-site parking (Leeds only)
·Contributory Pension Scheme.
·Chartered Professional fees paid.
·Enrolment under the "Simply Health" benefit scheme after 6 months service.
·Childcare vouchers under the Busy Bees Scheme.
·Annual Bonus Scheme.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on 07889 214 154 for more information.
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