Geo-Environmental Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Derby, Derbyshire
  • Salary: £25000 - £35000/annum salary dependant on experience


Geo-environmental Engineer


Salary £25,000 – £35,000

My client is seeking a motivated and ambitious individual as a Geo-environmental Engineer with a focus on contaminated land to join their Consultancy Service in Derby

They provide consultancy and design services to a range of external clients including engineers, house-builders, oil companies and private developers.

The current workload includes major infrastructure projects, housing developments, landfills and commercial developments.

This is a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and allowing employees to reach their full potential.

The ideal candidate will have up to 4 years’ experience in their current role. Having some understanding and practical application of site investigations techniques, basic geotechnical recommendations and land contamination.

Responsibilities include:

Undertaking Preliminary Risk Assessments (Phase 1 Desk Studies) and intrusive site investigations for environmental and/or geotechnical purposes.

Soil and rock logging to current geotechnical standards

Managing fieldwork activities and subcontractors

Supporting and co-ordinating a variety of projects

Preparing health and safety documentation, booking subcontractors and scheduling soil and water samples for analytical and geotechnical testing

Input to the production of Geotechnical and/or Geo-environmental Factual and Interpretive Reports

Person specification:

BSc degree level qualified in Geology, Earth Sciences or Environmental Sciences or a related subject essential

MSc in Engineering Geology/Geotechnical Engineering or Contaminated Land related subjects preferable but not essential

Understanding of laboratory testing and interpreting results with working knowledge of geotechnical and environmental guidance, BS10175.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Prepared to work as part of a team or as an individual

Candidates must be willing to spend a significant amount of their working day out on-site and at times may include staying away from home.

Full UK driving licence.

For further details and to apply please contact Daniel Lewis at SEDR Recruitment

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