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Geo-environmental Engineer
Ref No:VAC-40733

West Yorkshire
Length of Contract:
£20,000 - 28,000



Job Description:
The Geosciences division within our client, is one of the UK's largest geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies. The company now has an exciting opportunity for a Geo-environmental Engineer to join the growing team in West Yorkshire. Working alongside a highly respected team you will get involved with a vast array of projects predominately within the housing, energy and manufacturing sector.

The company has a wide portfolio of clients in a number of sectors including rail, transport, water and property. In addition, the company are particularly proud of the work that they have undertaken in the nuclear sector where over the last 3 years they have undertaken preliminary and main/intermediate phase site investigations at Hinckley Point and Wylfa on Anglesey.

This role will ideally suit a candidates with a minimum of 1 years previous experience in a similar role, working either for a contractor or consultancy.

Undertaking Preliminary Risk Assessments (Phase 1 Desk Studies) and intrusive site investigations for environmental and/or geotechnical purposes in line with national standards and codes of practice.
Managing fieldwork activities and subcontractors
Undertaking Project Management duties and resolving any technical issues
Writing factual and/or interpretative reports
Preparing health and safety documentation, booking subcontractors and scheduling soil and water samples for analytical and geotechnical testing

Person specification:
BSc degree level qualified in Geology or a related subject essential
MSc in Engineering Geology/Geotechnical Engineering or Contaminated Land related subjects preferable but not essential
Knowledge of contaminated land and planning legislation would be an advantage
Experience of undertaking ground investigation for geotechnical purposes
Able to demonstrate knowledge/experience in the field of geotechnics/engineering geology, including an appreciation of the impact of Eurocode 7
Experience of working with geotechnical databases and other geotechnical software preferable
Experience of preparing and assisting with interpretative reports for geotechnical purposes
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Prepared to work as part of a team or as an individual
Candidates must be willing to spend a significant amount of their working day out on site and away from home.
Full UK driving licence.

Salary and benefits:
Depending on experience
Contributory Pension Scheme

A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care

Regular training and career development
The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.

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