Geoenvironmental / Geotechnical Engineer
£24,000 - £26,000 + Benefits
We are seeking bright, keen and enthusiastic geoenvironmental or geotechnical engineer with a proven ability and a positive outlook and attitude for the West Yorkshire office of this rapidly growing multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy.
The ideal candidate would have a good first degree in geology, earth sciences, civil engineering or similar and preferably a relevant post-graduate qualification (e.g. engineering geology, geotechnical engineering, soil mechanics or similar). An ability to log soils and rock to BS5930:1999 and BS EN 14688:2002 is essential. The candidate should also have proven experience in organising and safely setting out and supervising ground investigations using investigations using a full range of techniques such as trial pits, cable percussive, rotary and window sample boreholes etc.. Additional site experience such as supervision of remediation works, earthworks, or mine workings stabilisation would be an advantage. You may also be required to undertake environmental monitoring for gas and water sampling to support project work.
You will have experience of assisting with the scheduling of geotechnical laboratory testing of both soils and rock and chemical laboratory testing of soils and waters for contamination screening purposes. In addition, you should be proficient in 3-dimensional geological map interpretation and should have proven experience in undertaking walkover surveys, preparing desk top studies, coal mining risk assessments, and assisting with preparation of factual and interpretive ground investigation reports.
The successful candidate will benefit from working within a very supportive and lively working environment with a good social scene, headed by a very experienced management team. A competitive and flexible remuneration package is offered with flexitime and a great potential for career development within this successful, progressive, expanding company. Training and development support and sponsorship of professional membership will also be provided.