Engineering Geologist

Ref: VAC-67462
  • Salary: £25,000 + 30000
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Region: North East
  • Location: South Yorkshire
  • Industry: Geotechnical/Geo-environmental
  • Discipline: Geotechnical / Geo-Environmental


Job Description

Engineering Geologist – Yorkshire

Our clients are one of the UK’s leading geotechnical contractors providing specialist services in all elements of ground investigation and stabilisation. Due to ongoing success, they are looking to expand their operations team by recruiting an experienced Engineering Geologist to join their team based out of their Yorkshire office.

The role:
As an Engineering Geologist, you will be required to manage the day to day operational site control of projects throughout the UK. You will be responsible for managing fieldwork activities, assisting with H&S documentation, collating data, scheduling soil & water analysis and technical report writing. Duties will include:

-Site based support of ground investigations, including supervision of sub-contractors and providing assistance to sub-contractors as required
– Fieldwork including soil logging, geotechnical soils testing and scheduling
– Monitoring and sampling
– Management of sample storage and despatch to geotechnical and chemical testing laboratories
– Data collation, review and interpretation
– Preparation of desk studies and ground investigation reports
– Providing logistics assistance to more senior staff
– Assist in the preparation of Health and Safety documentation prior to and during the site phase of work, to ensure that all work is delivered in line with procedures and processes and to the highest safety, health and environmental standards

– Degree in Geology or Civil Engineering
– Ideally a post-graduate degree in a relevant subject
– Minimum of 3 years’ experience working within ground investigations
– Strong report writing skills
– Attention to detail
– Able to work autonomously and as part of a team
– Strong commercial awareness
– Excellent communication skills
– Full UK drivers lience

In Return:
– £25,000 – £30,000 salary
– Contributory pension scheme
– Free life assurance cover
– Private medical cover
– Excellent career progression prospects
– Flexible benefits programme

Keywords: Geotechnical, Geoenvironmental, Geotechnical Engineering, Land Contamination, Site Engineer, Ground Investigation, Geotechnical Engineer, Geo-environmental Engineer, Geology, Environmental Scientist, geotechnical assessments, Civil Engineer, Contaminated Land Consultant, Engineering Geologist, Geotechnical Design Engineer, Site Investigation Engineer, Soil Mechanics, Soil Analysis, ICE