Graduate Geo Environmental Engineer, Cross Hills, North Yorkshire

JP Engineering Recruitment
Keighley, Yorkshire
Jan 20, 2022
Feb 11, 2022
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Graduate Geo-Environmental Engineer


Founded in 1988, our client has amassed a strong reputation for delivering nationwide complex design solutions across commercial, leisure and residential sectors providing tender winning designs for both developers and design/construct contractors. With their growth and continuous technical delivery, they have developed more complex and intricate commissions which have seen their schemes recognised nationally and gives them immense pride and satisfaction in the way they go about their work.Our clients aim is to deliver exactly what your project requires, from economy to aesthetic perfection, with no compromise.

The role:

Responsible for technical input to Phase I reports and assist in the technical input into Phase II investigations and remediation reporting. This includes assisting in the production of proposals, completion of appropriate scheduling of laboratory testing, site monitoring, data assessment, reporting and financial performance.

Provide solutions to technical problems and ability to provide factual input into technical reports.

Provide clear and factually correct reports that require negligible amendment by authorising signatory.

To demonstrate a working knowledge of the Group Health and Safety policy and assist in the production of site-specific risk assessments.

When requested, to provide proactive input into team and Company initiatives.

To demonstrate an understanding and comply with company policies, procedures, legislation and work within agreed resources.

Contribute to the achievements of the team and Company objectives.

To develop and maintain positive working relationships with both internal and external clients and suppliers.

To contribute to personal and collective safety.

Demonstrate willingness and take a proactive approach to ongoing CPD, such as attendance at courses and professional meetings.

Undertake site inspections

Supervise ground investigation works

Soil/Groundwater monitoring and sampling visits

Essential Attributes:

Bachelor degree in Earth Sciences or Civil Engineering.

Postgraduate degree in Earth Sciences or Civil Engineering.

Experience/working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Holebase, slope stability software and a basic understanding of AutoCAD.

An effective track record of managing own workload and working unsupervised, with experience of formulating technical reports, with excellent written English and strong verbal communication skills.

Willingness to travel and work outside in inclement weather conditions.

Basic knowledge of geotechnical and contamination laboratory testing methods, scheduling, assessing and their interpretation.

Knowledge of the design of conceptual site models to understand geological conditions for development proposals.

Production of structured factual, assimilating desk study, site information and laboratory test results into ground and design models.

Ability to assess data sets and interpret data using current applicable standards and guidance.

Knowledge of the nature and types of geotechnical structures, to include foundations, earthworks, retaining structures and slopes.


Good report writing skills

Effective presentational skills

Sound research methodology skills

Investigative skills

Excellent organisation skills

Proactive & hardworking attitude

Excellent verbal & written communication skills

Analytical approach skills and analysis to identify and resolve problems

Attention to detail

Team player

Self-driven approach

High levels of integrity

Additional Information:

Permanent - 37.5 hour week

Able to commute reliably to office base. Able to work extended hours on occasions when required.

Must have clean or near clean driving licence.