Geoenvironmental Engineer - Birmingham

Job Title: Geoenvironmental Engineer - Birmingham
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH25367
Contact Name: Tom Herbert
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Job Published: over 2 years ago

We are working on behalf of our client in Birmingham to bring a new GeoEnvironmental Consultant into the team.

The ideal candidate would have a strong first degree in geology, earth sciences, civil engineering or similar and preferably a higher degree in engineering geology, geotechnical engineering or similar with experience in site investigation design, management and supervision with a range of investigatory techniques and in-situ sampling and testing methods. You will also be adept assisting with scheduling of geotechnical and chemical laboratory testing and report writing.

This is an opportunity to join a growing team and the right candidate will be exposed a varied selection of projects and have to take on project responsibility, as such rapid progression is available.

Job Responsibilities

  • To work within a team, undertaking desk studies, ground investigations, data analysis, factual and interpretative report writing in support of development and infrastructure projects throughout the UK.
  • To ensure that health and safety issues are addressed throughout the life of a project.
  • To coordinate field service subcontractors and fully supervise ground investigations.
  • To collect soil and groundwater samples/data during assessment and remedial action activities at sites predominantly in the Midlands.
  • To coordinate with laboratories to secure appropriate analysis and in a timetable consistent with project requirements.
  • To complete exploratory hole logs.
  • To compile and interpret field and analytical data into accurate and comprehensive conceptual site models.
  • To learn the Patrick Parsons quality management system and ensure its effective implementation.
  • To assist project managers in developing proposals for ground investigations and remediation projects if appropriate.


  • Good first degree in Earth Science related discipline.
  • More than two years of field investigation experience including exploratory investigation and management of subcontractors
  • Good understanding of field sampling, soil logging and data quality assurance (QA)
  • Good understanding of contaminated land assessment
  • Familiar with developing and implementing health and safety risk assessments
  • Strong team worker able to listen to requirements and work well with others
  • Attention to detail and a thorough approach to work
  • Willingness and ability to learn new tasks
  • Driving licence is essential

This is a strong opportunity for an engineer to make their first move in the sector to a company with over 50 years of heritage in the sector. Contact Tom Herbert at Allen & York for more info.