Graduate Geotechnical Engineer or Geo-Environmental Engineer

Construction Testing Solutions Ltd
£21000 - £30000/annum
Dec 25, 2021
Jan 22, 2022
Organization Type
Due to a rapidly expanding workload in all sectors, the Nicholls Colton Group is seeking a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer (or Geo-Environmental Engineer) to join its Geotechnical & Geo-Environmental Division.

You must hold a first degree in civil engineering, geology, environmental science or a related field. You should be enthusiastic, adaptable, self-motivated and organised. Candidates will be expected to be highly literate and able to communicate effectively.

For the right candidates, this opportunity offers the potential for rapid career progression.

For the graduate posts, candidates will be trained to undertake site monitoring, site visits, trial pitting, soil and rock logging and laboratory test scheduling. Candidates will also be trained in the production of desk studies and factual and interpretative reports.

For the more senior posts, candidates should demonstrate experience in several of the following areas:

Desk Study Preparation

Human Health Risk Assessment

Waste Classification

Groundwater Risk Assessment

Ground Gas Risk Assessment

Ground Investigation

Foundation Assessment

Factual and Interpretative Report Preparation
Successful candidates for the more senior posts will be expected to undertake and manage ground investigation and contaminated land projects within the Geotechnical & Geo-Environmental Division, and will be expected to make a significant contribution to the report writing capability of the department.

All appointments are based in our new Leicester office, however you will be expected to undertake site visits and attend meetings, commensurate with your experience, throughout the Midlands and further afield.

Candidates interested in applying for a geotechnical / geo-environmental role at the Nicholls Colton Group should in the first instance provide a CV and covering letter setting out their experience and attributes.

Hours: 40 hrs per week - Some earlier starts/nightshifts could be required depending on projects.

Salary: £21 - £30,000.00 p/a DOE

Company Benefits include:

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)

Cycle 2 Work scheme

Car Maintenance Scheme

Health Care cash plan

Length of Service awards

Online perks platform

Wellbeing initiatives and competitions

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