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Principal Engineering Geologist - Leeds

Salary Description:
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Standard Benefits
Environmental Consultancy Jobs
West Midlands
West Yorkshire
Location Description:
Leeds, West Yorkshire
10th August 2017
Start Date:
NonStop Recruitment
Job Ref:

To manage day to day operational control of multiple contracts of all sizes, focusing on safety, quality, productivity, cost control, performance to programme and customer service.

·To manage contracts such that they perform in line with budget

.To ensure good client relations and that clients requirements are met

. Support and mentor junior and senior level engineers.

Key Tasks

·Meeting clients/clients representatives

·Communicating contract/clients requirements to subordinate engineers and site teams. (including allocation of individual contract roles and responsibilities).

·On-site and remote supervision and management of multiple contract works ensuring the works are carried out correctly, efficiently (on programme), safely and in accordance with the contract specification (including technical guidance) and Company quality procedures.

·Provide assistance to site management team

.Assist with training junior staff on and offsite.

·Review and sign off sub-contractor payment certificates.

·Direct, where required, borehole location and sampling, specifying and interpreting in-situ testing, preparation and review of laboratory test schedules, control of samples, preparation (where required) and checking of contract technical output (borehole logs & test results).

·Direct, where required, drilling & grouting contracts (including specialist grouting techniques), establishment of grid/borehole locations, execution of grouting works, grout production, quality control, sampling, preparation and review of laboratory test schedules, preparation (where required) and checking of correct technical output (drilling & grouting records).

. Quality checking logs and factual reports generated by others prior to issue to the client.

·Production of contract reports, (writing, compilation, checking and issue of reports).

·Monitor weekly progress against programme requirements, establishing weekly contract values, costs and sub contract liabilities.

·Ensure required site outputs and reports are produced (progress/safety/commercial/quality).

·Financially review contracts with Senior Management, to obtain optimum progress and returns.

·Monitor financial and commercial performance of allocated contracts.

·Progress the works, and attend progress meetings with client/clients representatives as required.

·Oversee contract correspondence and ensure that it is dealt with.

·Liaison with commercial department and following up works through to final account settlement (including production of monthly applications).

·Provide feedback to relevant departments to assist with pricing, programming and on site operations.

·Encourage best practice.

·Identify and pursue cost reduction and efficiency initiatives with subordinate engineers and site teams.

·Review monthly applications for payment and final account applications.

·Preparation of relevant weekly cost sheets/monthly CVR's.

Knowledge and Experience required

·Civil Engineering / Geology related Degree or equivalent qualification.

·Significant experience within the geotechnical industry with solid understanding of ground conditions, Drilling and Site Investigation works.

If this or any other Geo-Environmental opportunities are of interest please send me a copy of your CV in word format to: or call me on, 0207 940 2105

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