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.
- 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.