Geo-Environmental / Geotechnical Engineer

W5 Resourcing Associates
£20000 - £28000/annum
31 Jan 2019
18 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is currently recruiting for a Geo-Environmental or Geotechnical Engineer to join their Geosciences consultancy team based in Warwickshire

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and carrying out preliminary risk assessments, site walkovers, geotechnical and geo-environmental ground investigations, test scheduling, interpretative reporting, earthworks testing and supervision, the verification of remediation works, installation of gas membranes and installation of cover-layer systems within gardens within the new-build properties. Good communication is required to inform and liaise with subcontractors and the client with updates and any issues raised.

More specifically you will be:
o Undertake site walkovers;
o Preliminary Risk Assessments;
o Set up and undertake geotechnical and geo-environmental ground investigations;
o Interpretative Reporting;
o Materials Management Plans;
o Remediation Strategies;
o Earthworks supervision and verification;
o Verification and supervision of remediation works;
o Undertake inspections of gas membrane installations using a checking system;
o Undertake soil sampling for garden area validation;
o Provide improvement notices where necessary;
o Provide written verification reports;
o Client and subcontractor liaison;
o Controlling project costs;
o Overseeing ground investigations;
o Soil logging to current UK standards, including laboratory scheduling;
o Working knowledge of contaminated land issues essential;
o Preparing and checking technical notes, drawings and reports;
o Travel to other offices in the UK for training as needed.

In addition you will:

o Establish and develop strong working relationships with the client;
o Provide technical leadership in the day to day delivery of the project.
This role would be suitable for applicants who are looking to develop their career to the next stage. Critically you will understand the importance of building strong working relationships by delivering a successful service on time and within budget.

To be considered for the role you will have -

o BEng, BSc or MSc in either Civil Engineering, Geology, Geo-environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or Geotechnical Engineering;
o Typically requires at least 4 years relevant and specific experience;
o Safety Critical qualifications including CSCS, First Aid, SSSTS, Asbestos in Soil;
o Full driving licence;
o An understanding of safety on construction sites and ground investigation techniques;
o Significant and demonstrable experience for the key elements and duties detailed above;
o Able to complete factual and interpretative assessments;
o Track record in managing time and resources effectively and within budget.

Salary and benefits:

o £ commensurate with experience;
o Contributory Pension Scheme;
o Free life assurance cover;
o A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care;
o Continuing Professional Development and as a Registered Practice with the Geological Society, the compnay is committed to supporting candidates through the Pathway to Chartership

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