Senior Geologist

Helen Jerrard


Senior Geologist

Reporting to a GI Project Manager, the successful applicant will be based at the central office location (near Sheffield) and will be joining an experienced and enthusiastic team of staff delivering ground investigation and geotechnical services to a wide-ranging client base across the UK with the potential to work on international projects. Our client works in a wide variety of sectors including major infrastructure for highways and rail, nuclear new build, onshore and offshore energy and environmental.

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 the client’s 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

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

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