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Engineering Geologist/Geotechnical Engineer
Ref No:VAC-40737

Location:
Kent
Length of Contract:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - 32,000

Skills:

Qualifications:

Job Description:
I am looking for a recent graduate with 1 - 5 years relevant industry experience, to progress their career within the Geological sector by joining my client's team in Kent as a Engineering Geologist/Geotechnical Engineer.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with site investigation work across the UK as directed by the Project Manager or other project staff. All project work must be carried out with due diligence, adhered to procedures & completed within the given cost budgets and time scales agreed. Good communication is required to inform/liaise with other project staff and sometimes the client periodically with updates & any issues raised. More specifically you will be:


Undertaking preliminary risk assessments (phase 1 desk studies) and intrusive ground investigations
Soil and rock logging to current geotechnical standards, including laboratory scheduling
Collating data and report writing
Managing site activities and subcontractors

Desired experience
Previous site work experience an advantage (including trial pitting and drilling supervision)

Person Specification:

BSc degree level qualified in geology/civil engineering or a related environmental subject essential
MSc in a geotechnical/civil engineering or environmental discipline preferable, but not essential
Be able to log samples to BS 5930+A2 technical standards
A good knowledge of the principal soil and rock strata encountered in the UK
Familiar with and be able to interpret geological maps and published geological data
A basic understanding of water, ground and soil gas monitoring techniques
Ability to follow instruction, be self-motivated, exhibit a proactive approach, work well within a team environment and willing to be flexible to work nationally or internationally if the occasion arises
Excellent written and oral skills
Full, clean UK driving licence essential

Salary and benefits:

£22,000 - £32,000 depending on experience
Contributory Pension Scheme
A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare voucher and private health care

Our client encourages Continuing Professional Development and, as a Registered Practice with the Geological Society or Institute of Civil Engineers, and they are committed to supporting candidates along the pathway to Chartership.



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