Senior Geo-Environmental Engineer

Salford, North West
Apr 28, 2022
May 20, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
About the Role

This role is also available in Motherwell (ML1 4YT).

We are seeking to expand our Ground Engineering team with the addition of a Senior Geo Environmental Engineer. You will be required to produce comprehensive land quality and geotechnical packages for all aspects of civil and structural engineering projects.

You will have knowledge and understanding of relevant codes of practice, industry standards and have broad understanding of environmental legislation. You will have a through appreciation of the planning process, regulatory authorities, and planning conditions.

You will have a proven track record managing junior staff, providing support, training, and mentorship.

You will undertake all aspects of geo environmental work on a range of project sizes across the following sectors: Rail, Power, Defence, Highways, Aviation, Public Sector and Life Sciences.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • Keep up to date with land quality trends / customer awareness / techniques.
  • Preparation of desk study reports.
  • Design and specification investigations for land quality and geotechnical aspects of schemes.
  • Supervision and oversight of intrusive ground investigations.
  • Preparation of ground models and interpretation of geotechnical parameters.
  • Preparation of qualitative and quantitative human health and controlled waters risk assessments and gas risk assessments.
  • Preparation of waste management assessments.
  • Preparation of soil & groundwater remediation options appraisals and strategies.
  • Mentor and support junior members of the team.

Skills and Experience

  • Ability to perform all technical and departmental duties as listed above.
  • Possess a good undergraduate degree in a relevant subject (Geology, Earth Science, Chemistry, Environmental or Engineering related discipline).
  • A higher level qualification such as an MSc or PHD would be advantageous.
  • Membership of an appropriate body (GeolSoc, CIWEM, IES etc.)
  • Previous soil consulting experience including a mixture of site and office-based work.
  • Conversant with current technical codes, standards and responsibilities under CDM and health and safety regulations.
  • Proven ability to work within a fully integrated, multi-discipline design team.

  • Experience of project delivery within some of the sectors we operate in.
  • Full PTS Certification
  • Full UK Driving Licence

About BakerHicks

Irelands largest hospital. Europes most complex station development. World-class biomedical research laboratories. At BakerHicks, we provide an incredible range of design and engineering consultancy services to clients who demand exceptional results.

Specialising in complex infrastructure, process and built environments across the full project life cycle, our disciplines range from initial architecture to civil and structural, building services, specialist high voltage and process engineering services, programme management and CDM consultancy, using the latest innovations in Building Information Modelling (BIM) for the most efficient and cost-effective design.


Working at BakerHicks means a chance to make your mark on some of the most exciting design and engineering projects in their sectors. Whatever your discipline, youll be alongside some of the most talented people in the industry.

Our network of offices are appealing, friendly and comfortable spaces, easily accessible by car or public transport. And our salary and benefits packages are some of the best in the industry. What you get will depend on what you do, with individual performance-related rewards also on offer in addition to:
  • Company car or cash allowance
  • Up to 6% matched contributory pension plan
  • Life assurance scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus ability to buy additional leave
  • Discount scheme (including gym membership, mobile phones etc)
  • Family friendly policies
  • Employee assistance
  • Professional development