Graduate Engineering Geologist

Graduate Engineering Geologist, Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental Engineers

My client has been established for 55 years providing geotechnical and geoenvironmental consultancy and contracting services to the private and public sectors, with an annual turnover of £5million. They are ranked in the top 20 engineering consultants in the UK and probably in the top 5 geotechnical/ geoenvironmental consultants. They have had a period of steady growth over the past 6 years and currently have vacancies at several levels within their regional Northampton Office and at head office In East Grinstead, West Sussex.

As a Graduate Engineer you will be part of a mixed team involved in a number of projects at any one time, ranging from small residential developments to multi-million pound residential, industrial and commercial developments.

You will be qualified, preferable to Masters Level, in Geology, Engineering Geology, Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Science (or equivalent). A full valid UK driving license is required.

Full training will be given on all aspects of the job, with your role developing to include the following:

  • Designing, managing and performing site investigation contracts.
  • Estimating and determining feasibility of projects. Agreeing cost estimates with clients and managing project budgets.
  • Carrying out Phase 1 Desk Studies and Walkover Surveys.
  • Carrying out Phase II+ Intrusive investigations, including risk assessment and interpretative report writing (under supervision as appropriate).
  • Inspecting project sites to monitor progress on remediation.
  • Directing the collection and field analysis of soil and material samples.
  • Directing the receipt, logging, storage, testing and disposal of samples.
  • Scheduling of samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Preparing or modifying factual and interpretative reports.

What they can offer you:

My clients are looking for high calibre candidates and in return they are offering a very generous package. The benefits package will include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Profit Related Bonuses
  • Up to 28 days’ annual leave (23 days on commencement)
  • Company car (after qualifying period)
  • Stakeholder Pension (5% company contribution)
  • Non-contributory life assurance scheme
  • Professional membership fees paid