Senior Geotechnical &/Or Geo-Environmental Engineer

Hunter Mason Consulting Ltd
South Yorkshire
£30000 - £50000/annum
May 03, 2022
Jun 02, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Academia, Industry
The Role: We are looking for an experienced Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental Engineer who would like to join an established team to work on a variety of projects.

This role will involve the environmental and geotechnical investigation of land for future development including. The candidate should have a minimum of five years' experience working in site investigation and report writing in relation to the development of land. Experience of working within an engineering consultancy environment would also be desirable but not essential.

The Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental team has a wide range of experience and is led by one Director, two Technical Directors and one Associate. As a team, we also do coal mining risk assessments, earthworks, land remediation as well as complex geotechnical design. The team prides itself on being friendly, supportive and promoting a hands-on learning environment to benefit professional and technical development.

Competitive Salary and Benefits: We review our salaries twice a year and apply a personal approach to rewarding staff based on merit. We offer a 4% contributory pension scheme and 2 x life insurance alongside a generous holiday allowance of up to 26 days with the option to buy up to 3 days additional holiday as needed. We have flexible start and finish times to the working day and offer all our staff the opportunity to choose a pattern to meet their personal choice/circumstances. We also offer a discounted health cash plan which can assist with a number of every day medical costs and a cycle to work scheme. .

Academic Requirements: We are looking for our ideal candidate to have a strong Degree or Masters in Geology, Geography or Civil Engineering and be working towards their professional development with the Geological Society, Institution of Civil Engineers, or similar professional body.

Job Responsibilities:


Visiting sites to carry out, inspect and/or supervise trial pitting, soak-away testing, supervising borehole investigations, verification of capping etc.


Supervision of construction works which may include inspecting foundations, drilling and grouting of mine workings, earthworks or remediation of contaminated sites.


Preparing Phase 1 and 2 geotechnical and geo-environmental site investigation reports.


Preparing coal mining risk assessments, earthworks strategies, verification reports etc.


Liaising with clients, regulators, site staff and other staff within the company.


Advising on geotechnical parameters for foundation design, slope stability etc.


Carrying out detailed quantitative risk assessments.


Supporting and mentoring our Graduate Engineers

A full driving licence is essential. The candidate must have a car for work purposes to which appropriate mileage will be paid to accommodate maintenance costs.

Our Wider Team: Established Company since 1970's they employ between 80-100 staff, and have historic links to The University of Sheffield, employing some of the best Graduate talent within the civil engineering industry. Our working environment is reactive with our projects being managed by our individual Directors who carefully select a team with the right skills and expertise to deliver the best possible solution to our clients.

This approach to the management of projects leads to our open plan, open door office culture exposing staff to a variety of projects offering an engaging and rewarding working environment. We are client focused, reactive and work hard, we work as a team, talk to one another, discuss ideas and most importantly deliver creative solutions for our client base.

Our average length of service is 10 years with some of our more senior staff having worked here for over 35 years. We are proud of the fact that when people join our organisation, they don't tend to leave.

Applying: Interested applicants should send a CV