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Engineering Geologist

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £0 - 30k per year + plus package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Andy McKenzie
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 02380 21221
  • Expiry Date: 02 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 395667AMC

Engineering Geologists

Main Purpose of the Job
Our clients are expanding their busy Operations team and as such, are looking for experienced Site-Based Engineering Geologists to join them, working on a range of projects within the field of Site Investigation and ground stabilisation engineering.

This is an exciting opportunity for those with a solid understanding of UK geology who are looking for their next challenge and the opportunity to increase knowledge and responsibility.

Working in a fast paced, varied role, you will be required to manage day to day operational site control of contracts of varying sizes within the UK, focusing on safety, quality, productivity, cost control, performance to programme and customer service.

You will manage fieldwork activities, including assisting with the preparation of health and safety documentation before and during any site works, together with collating of data, and scheduling the analysis of soil and water samples, along with report writing.

Knowledge and Experience required
You will need to have good commercial awareness to ensure the works perform on time and within budget, and be able to support and engage a motivated, effective and safety conscious workforce.

Excellent communication skills are a must, along with ensuring good client relations, as you will be managing clients, engineers and subcontractors.

You will ideally have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working within the Ground Investigation market, including trial pitting and drilling supervision.

In addition to the above, you will need a degree level qualification in geology or a related field, together with good reporting writing skills, attention to detail and the ability to work both as part of a team and alone.

Physical Working Environment
The role is Site-Based working on sites throughout the UK, with links to regional offices in Yorkshire and London, so a full UK driving licence and willingness to work away from home on sites is essential.

In return, on offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes a contributory pension scheme, private medical cover, life assurance, and flexible benefits such as additional holiday purchase.
Also on offer is training and development opportunities, including support through the Pathway to Chartership.
About the Company
Our client was founded in the 1960’s as the Ground Investigation arm of its parent company.
Created with the intention of giving them a technical advantage in their design process, they now provide that same advantage to clients across the UK, through three core business streams:

Ground Investigation
Drilling and Grouting
Geotechnical Testing

Capabilities are delivered by a highly skilled team of Operatives and Engineers, with a comprehensive in-house support team providing Plant Maintenance, Procurement and Commercial Services. Based across the UK, they offer a complete service from desk study to completed design and remediation across a broad scope of disciplines.