Sen Geo Eng

Helen Jerrard


Senior Geologist – Infrastructure
Reporting to a GI Project Manager, the successful applicant will be based at the central office location and will be joining an experienced and enthusiastic team of staff delivering ground investigation and geotechnical services to our wide-ranging client base across the UK with the potential to work on international projects. Our client work in a wide variety of sectors including major infrastructure for highways and rail, nuclear new build, onshore and offshore energy and environmental
General responsibilities/ specific duties:
• Plan and manage projects and business operations within their scope of responsibility
• Confident and knowledgeable of various ground investigation techniques on both land and overwater
• Day to day responsibility for planning, supervision and programming of ground investigation projects at locations throughout the United Kingdom
• Prepare health & safety documentation prior to and during the site works phase, as well as assisting with the managing the health & safety of operatives and promoting a safe working environment
• Act as a site agent for medium to large scale ground investigation projects both on land and overwater
• Act as logging supervisor for medium to large scale ground investigation projects both on land and overwater
• Liaise with clients/engineers/main contractors throughout the site works phase
• Carry out work in accordance with company health and safety rules
• Keeping accurate field records of tasks performed
• Logging of soil and rock in accordance with the specification and BS5930:2015+A1:2020
• Performing in-situ testing and sampling in accordance with the specification and current technical standards
• Managing and collating site data using company software systems
• Contribute to the preparation of technical proposals, represent the company at tender visits and assist with the scoping of contracts where required
• Compile monthly financial project accounts and assist the GI Projects Manager in maintaining the financial performance of projects
• Promote our clients full range of geotechnical services
• Develop and maintain existing and new business in conjunction with the GI Projects Manager
• Assist the GI Project & Operations Manager in managing the continued technical and professional development of staff


• Client focused delivery
• Put the client at the centre of all decisions that are made
• Support colleagues in achieving for the client
• Treat internal clients with the same respect as external clients
• Respect the knowledge of colleagues and clients
• Listen to the views and opinions of others
• Always be polite and courteous
• Contribute in a positive way progressive
• Look for ways to improve processes, systems, procedures, services and delivery in all roles
• Improve skills, knowledge and experience wherever possible to the mutual benefit of the client, the company and the individual
• Question things which are not understood to improve individual performance and that of the company’s ownership
• Take responsibility for delivering clients requirements
• Deliver tasks to the best of one’s ability at all times
• Take pride in delivering excellent service


• Qualified to degree level in a geotechnical discipline
• Full UK driving licence
• Membership of an appropriate professional body
• Actively working towards chartered status and RoGEP

• Have a minimum level of fitness required to undertake all site-based tasks listed above on a variety of sites including active construction sites and linear projects for roads and railways
• 5 – 10 years relevant site and industry experience
• Overwater experience both in the UK and overseas
• Excellent awareness of GI specifications, procedures, techniques, standards and codes of practice
• Awareness and ability to implement Health, Safety and Environmental legislation
• Computer literate and competent in use of MS Office to create spreadsheets and documents for effective reporting, communication and record keeping
• Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
• Good attention to detail
• Mobility, flexibility and commitment
• Ability to multi-task


• Experience working in dynamic office environment
• Knowledge of HoleBASE SI and AGS 4 data
• Awareness of ICE, NCE contracts and the effective administration of them

Mandatory Training

• Online Health & Safety Training modules – paid for by the company
• Online HR Policies Awareness modules – paid for by the company

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