Geo-environmental Engineer

Our client is a well known multi disciplined design consultancy who has offices all over the UK.

This companies Geosciences division are recruiting for a Geo-Environmental Engineer to join the team based in Exeter.

The role will be home-based, covering the South West, with occasional visits to the Exeter office.

This is a full-time, permanent position.

The Geosciences team provides consultancy and design services to a range of external clients including engineers, house-builders, oil companies and local authorities. The company itself prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and allowing employees to reach their full potential.

The Role:

  • Participating in a variety of geo-environmental projects for both external clients and for other teams within the group.
  • Assisting with ground investigations and desk studies;
  • Soil logging to current UK standards, including laboratory scheduling;
  • Experience of soil sampling plus water monitoring/sampling;
  • Writing factual and interpretative reports;
  • Geotechnical reporting requirements beneficial;
  • Knowledge of contaminated land legislation and reporting requirements;
  • Preparing factual site investigation data;
  • Travel to other offices and sites within the UK (as needed).

What you need to succeed:

  • BSc or equivalent in Geology, Environmental Science or similar;
  • MSc desirable but not essential;
  • Working towards membership of a relevant professional body with a longer term goal to move toward chartership with a relevant institution;
  • Typically requires at least 1-4 years specific relevant experience;
  • An understanding of geology, ground investigation works, contaminated land, geotechnics;
  • Basic knowledge of planning legislation;
  • Experience of site inspections and reporting, preferably on residential developments;
  • Able to complete factual and interpretative assessments to a basic level;
  • Able to deliver projects and work within a multi-disciplinary consultancy;
  • Track record in managing time and resources effectively and within budget.
  • In possession of full UK driving license

What’s on offer:

  • Free life assurance cover
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, and private health care

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Summary information

  • Location: Exeter
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: GeoTechnical
  • Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
  • Published: September 25, 2023