Engineering Geologist

Helen Jerrard


Title of Position: Engineering Geologist

Our client is an established site investigation contractor. They have over 20 years’ experience in delivering successful, high quality projects of all sizes to a wide variety of clients. They are looking for motivated and enthusiastic people to join the team to lead the way in delivering these works. They are a dynamic and forward-thinking group of people, where we can offer a great opportunity for you to further your career, develop your skills and help drive the business forward to the next level.

Job Description:

They are seeking established engineering geologists of between 1 to 5 years’ experience to work within their friendly and established teams delivering ground investigations throughout the UK. Our client can provide an exciting and varied workload working closely with their own in-house engineering and drilling teams, technicians and commercial staff providing you with the opportunity to develop your career and work towards Chartership.

Training is key and our client has an active programme of all essential ground investigation qualifications, but also encourage staff development by attendance on courses including SARD, SSSTS, SMSTS and PRINCE2, along with bespoke technical, contractual, and commercial seminars including NEC3. Attendance at industry seminars is also encouraged.

Your bespoke training programme and training matrix is supported by dedicated engineering personnel, ensuring that your chosen career as an engineering geologist will continue to develop and be fulfilling. Attendance at Geological Society of London regional events is encouraged and there is a supported programme to work towards Chartership.

Mid-term career geologists from complimentary industries such as mineral exploration are encouraged to apply. Recent experience of similar employees joining our client has been extremely successful. For any learning gaps attendance on relevant modules in our Graduate Training Programme can be arranged.

Your role will be predominantly site-based focusing on delivering a range of ground investigations where you will take the lead for stake holder engagement, site management, site documentation and site health and safety, often leading a team of logging engineers, drilling rigs and ancillary activities.

The ideal candidate will be a team player who takes responsibility, is well organised, quality orientated and self-motivating.

Due to the nature of the work and projects there will be a need to travel throughout the UK and stay away from home.

Essential Skills Required:

Geology related degree
1+ years industry or industry related experience
Good communication skills
Experience of setting up and executing projects in accordance with current best working practice and standards
Robust approach to management of site H&S requirements
Full and clean UK driving license.

Extremely competitive salary plus generous overtime benefits
1-3 years’ experience: Basic up to £32,000. With additional overtime OTE range of £35,000 – £39,000.
5 years’ +: Basic up to £38,000. With additional overtime OTE range of £41,000 – £45,000.
33 days holiday, including bank/public holidays
Holiday trading (buy/sell annual leave)
Pension scheme
Long service awards (additional holiday & gift awards)
Employee discounts and benefits on travel, leisure & retail
Recognition & Reward Program
Recruitment referral scheme up to £1,500
Free onsite parking
Full expenses paid whilst working away from the office
Technical and commercial development with our client’s training programme, delivered by experienced practitioners.
Proven career pathway

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