Engineering Geologist

  • Perm
  • Anywhere

Helen Jerrard


Trainee / Graduate and Experienced Engineering Geologists.

Our clients’ ideal candidates will be ambitious, career driven, have a passion for geology and engineering, and with flexibility to work both remotely and in large project teams.
The Role Involves:
• Technically and logistically challenging project work across the UK.
• Work on brownfield and greenfield sites, contaminated land, roads, railways and airports, utility sites; variation of large long-term projects and small short-term projects both locally and nationally.
• Occasional nightshift and weekend working.
• Working alongside Industry Specialists.
• In-field project management and supervision of, but not limited to, drilling rigs with dynamic sampling, rotary coring and slope climbing capabilities, trial pitting with excavators and hand pitting crews and third-party drilling crews and groundworkers
• Driving various vehicles up to 3.5 tonne.
• Logging of soils and rocks to BS 5930, geotechnical and GeoEnvironmental sampling, ground gas and water monitoring and sampling, recording of buried structures, GPS surveying, permeability and various in-situ testing.
• Comprehensive training.
• In-sight into post-fieldwork report writing.
• A valuable career step towards a career in project management or technical management roles.

Location and Working Requirements:
• The offices are within easy reach of major cities like Birmingham, Bristol and Cardiff and the South West.
• Core Hours of work 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday plus overtime.
• Contracts that require a stay away from home (located over 1.5 hours’ drive from the office) will have accommodation organised for by the Company.
• Typically, 90% of time spent on various ground investigation sites across the UK.
• Personal Protective Equipment (high-vis clothing, boots etc) and various tools and other equipment (laptop, phone etc) will be required and supplied by the Company.
• Specific health and safety training will be organised.

What our client is looking for:
• Ambitious and career driven Engineers with a keen interest for working on site and travelling the UK.
• Hardworking individuals who can lead and manage teams of varying sizes and abilities.
• Individuals with a passion for geology and engineering.
• Individuals who can work both remotely and in large project teams.
• Must hold a Full UK Driving License.

Education & Experience:
Graduates: The successful candidate will be educated to a degree level in Geology, a related Earth Science or Civil / Geotechnical Engineering.
Experienced engineers:
Educated to a degree level in Geology, a related Earth Science or Civil / Geotechnical Engineering and have previous experience in site investigations or exploration Geology.
What is on offer:
• Starting salary of £24,382 (depending on experience).
• Generous overtime rate.
• Comprehensive training and industry competencies.
• Technical and logistical mentoring and guidance.
• Part of a close-knit team of 20+ like-minded engineers.
• A structured approach towards Chartership. Our client is an equal opportunities employer.

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