Geotechnical Engineer (Geologist)

Ganymede Solutions
West Yorkshire
£28000 - £40000/annum Company Car & Benefits
Jan 07, 2022
Jan 17, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Geotechnical Engineer (Geologist)

West Yorkshire

£28,000 to £40,000 & Company Car & Outstanding Company Benefits

Are you an experienced Geotechnical Engineer or Geologist seeking a new and exciting challenge within the thriving rail industry?

Would you like to work on interesting and innovative projects in a great team, advance your skills further and use state-of-the-art tech/machinery?

Do you want to secure a permanent opportunity with an esteemed Tier 1 company, one that continues to experience significant and sustained growth both from their innovation and an overall investment by the UK government into the rail network.

If this is you, then we are thrilled to showcase a brand new role that provides clear career progression opportunities, training, chartership & qualification support!

The Role:

You'll be an integral member of the team and play an essential role in the early stages of various projects, showcasing your expertise and skill set to ensure that ground investigation packages are carried out efficiently and to the highest of standards.

Flexibility is required as you will sometimes travel and lodge if the site is too far away from home, with time split between both site (days/nights/weekends) and from the office/your home.

Day-to-day responsibilities can include:

Carry out early investigation works around structures and enhancement projects
Oversee drilling works using state-of-the-art drilling rigs
Work closely with specialist drillers who'll be collecting soil and ground samples
Schedule lab testing to use specialist software to complete visual analysis on samples
Provide a specification report on lab results to the relevant stakeholders
Log BS5 930 reports and understand the content of the ground

Company Information:

You'll be joining one of the largest and well-respected Tier 1 infrastructure companies in the UK, having worked on some the largest rail projects over the past few decades.

Renowned for their award-winning safety record and unrivalled efficiency, you'll be welcomed into a progressive and exciting environment, where everyone is treated like family.

They also invest heavily in the future of the business, whether it is on professional qualifications (for example Chartership), or state of the art complex machinery.

Their objective is to ensure they have the best people and machinery to ensure contracts and deadlines are met to the highest possible standards, whilst maintaining their Social and Environmental values.


£28,000 to £40,000 Per Annum

(Depending on competency & experience)

This will be accompanied with substantial benefits including (but not limited to):

A Company Car
Generous holiday entitlement
Funding & support for required Tickets, Qualifications and Chartership
Competitive pension package
Along with a clear succession plan and plenty of options for career progression.

About You:

A Geotechnical Engineering background with experience in either: Infrastructure, Oil and Gas, Rail, Highways or Water.

A minimum Bachelor's and a Master's Degree in either: Environmental, Geology, Geotechnical Engineering, Geography, Earth Sciences or similar is required

You will also require a full and clean UK driving license.

Next Steps:

Interviews are being held now with a start date as soon as possible.

To apply, or to just discuss this in further detail; contact Richard Green (Recruitment Specialist) on:

Phone: (phone number removed)

Ganymede are committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Ganymede specialise in recruiting the best technical and engineering talent and providing complete workforce solutions to help build and maintain infrastructure and transportation for a wide range of UK clients - for more opportunities like this one, visit our website.

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Ganymede is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation