Senior Geo-Environmental Engineer

4 days left

RSK Group
Derby, England
Jan 01, 2022
Jan 23, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
The Geosciences division within RSK Group Ltd, is one of the UK's largest geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies. In addition, it can call on further related resources through RSK Group owning Structural Soils Ltd, the 200-strong site investigation and drilling contracting company. The company now has an exciting opportunity for a Geo-environmental Consultant to join the growing team in Derby. Working alongside an experienced team you will get involved with a vast array of development projects

Senior or Principal Geo-environmental Consultant- Derby

This particular role would be suitable for applicants who are looking to develop their career to the next stage. Critically you will understand the importance of building strong working relationships by delivering a successful service on time and within budget.


  • Producing tenders for geo-environmental ground investigations
  • Undertaking Phase I & II geo-environmental ground investigations for all scales of projects and types of site with senior support as necessary
  • Proficient in undertaking intrusive site investigation works for geotechnical and environmental purposes
  • Reporting of Phase I & II geo-environmental site investigations
  • Quantitative risk assessment for human health, controlled waters, ground gas and vapours
  • Supervision of remediation works and earthworks (training given)
  • Liaison with clients and regulators
  • All project work must be carried out with due diligence, adhering to RSK procedures and completed within the given cost budgets and time scales agreed, with the specific aim of meeting and exceeding the clients need at all times

In addition you will:

  • Mentor and support team members as appropriate, providing guardianship and imparting your knowledge and expertise to less experienced employees
  • Provide technical leadership in the day to day delivery of projects

Person specification:

  • Typically have five years specific relevant experience
  • A good understanding of water, ground and soil gas site investigation techniques and assessments.
  • A good understanding of contaminated land regulatory and legislative framework
  • A good knowledge of the principal soil and rock strata encountered in the UK and able to log samples using the descriptions contained within BS:5930
  • Familiar with and able to interpret geological maps and geological data
  • Able to use the conceptual model to design and justify the nature and scope of site investigation works
  • Able to complete factual and interpretative Phase I & II assessments
  • Able to deliver projects and work within a multi-disciplinary consultancy
  • Able to write proposals that are both technically sound and commercially accurate
  • Provide strong technical leadership and mentoring skills to less experienced staff
  • Strong track record in managing time and resources effectively and within budget.
  • Full UK driving licence.

Salary and benefits:

• £32,000 - £45,000 Depending on Experience

• Contributory Pension Scheme

• Training by senior team members to enable technical and managerial progression

• Significant support and encouragement to gain chartered status, SoBRA, SiLC etc.

• A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays

• We encourage Continuing Professional Development and as a Registered Practice with the Geological Society, we are committed to supporting candidates through the Pathway to Chartership.