Geotechnical Engineer

Geo-Technical Engineer, Surrey & Leeds

Our clients are a long established leader in the UK Geotechnical Sector. Delivering both Ground Investigation and Drill and Grout services from three bases across the country, they are capable of undertaking a wide range of investigative and remediation techniques.

Main Purpose of the Job

They are expanding their busy Operations team, and 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 civil engineering, 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 their regional offices in Leeds and Camberley, so a full UK driving licence and willingness to work away from home on sites is essential.

In return, they offer 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.

They also offer training and development opportunities, including support through the Pathway to Chartership.

Location: Surrey or Leeds

Salary: £28,000 to £32,000 per annum dependant on experience

This is great company with fantastic in house expertise.If you are looking for the next step in your career, send your CV today.