Geoenvironmental Engineer

Geoenvironmental engineer position available within an expanding North West based Geoenvironmental Consultancy. The company in question are a firm of engineers, geologists and environmental scientists who are part of a larger engineering group of civil and structural engineers.  This firm is driven to provide effective holistic solutions for a range of different sites in terms of geotechnical, environmental and waste management issues for both commercial and private clients.  This company specialises in identifying, quantifying and reducing abnormal costs to developments at an early stage.

The successful candidate should have between 1 and 2 years experience; however, masters graduates may be considered. The successful candidate would preferably have a proven track record in undertaking contaminated land, geotechnical and civil engineering site investigations. Remediation and verification work are also core to this position.  The candidate must have a high level of report writing skills and must be able to tailor reports to a range of different scopes. A Masters degree is beneficial either within geological or environmental science disciplines. The position requires a willingness to work nationwide, away from home for site work, potentially for extended periods of time. Overqualified (>4 years experience, PhD, etc) applications will not be considered.

The responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Setting up and managing site investigations, remediation and verification works;
  • Accurate and precise recording of the data obtained from site;
  • Management of site based sub-contractors;
  • Generic and site specific risk assessments; and,
  • Ensuring that health and safety aspects of site investigations are of paramount concern.

The ideal candidate should have experience with the use of borehole software such as HoleBase/AGS and have excellent MS Word and Excel skills, as well as a knowledge of CAD.  The candidate should also be prepared to gain an intimate knowledge of all current guidance, as this will be essential.

This is a permanent position with a company vehicle and other benefits, Opportunities for international work are available.

Due to the nature of the interview process candidates should be residing in the UK

Salary available on request.

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email christina.shannon@tieruk.com to apply for this position