Geo-Environmental Engineer

Staffline Express
Greater Manchester
£25000 - £35000/annum
Jul 05, 2022
Jul 16, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
My client is a privately owned contractor based in the Manchester area that specialises in Environmental issues such as investigation and remediation services.

Due to planned expansion, we are recruiting for an enthusiastic Geotechnical / Geo-Environmental Engineer, who can hit the ground running and who is highly ambitious. This interesting and varied role will form an essential link between the office and site teams whilst further developing the capabilities and services of the geotechnical department.

This is a rare chance to be mentored by a highly experienced team with the opportunity for personally development. Ultimately, our client will be looking to train you up as a Senior Engineer with your own team.

The Role:

This is a multi-disciplined role and will encompass a broad range of responsibilities associated with the technical and operational delivery of both site and office-based work.

Key responsibilities include:

Looking after a number of sites, demonstrating excellent health and safety standards
Overseeing earthworks compliance, reviewing and writing specifications
Production of Technical reports and documents
Assisting in the design and planning of remediation schemes
Planning and undertaking Preliminary Risk Assessment and intrusive investigation works
Undertaking geotechnical/remediation verification testing and interpretative reporting
Undertaking geo-environmental monitoring (Gas, Groundwater etc.)
Liaison with statutory authorities and other stakeholders
Subcontractor selection and management
Delivery of projects safely and within budget
Development of geotechnical department, its capabilities, services and business opportunities.
The Candidate:

Hold a relevant Degree in Engineering, Environmental Sciences or Geology
2-5 years' experience within the geotechnical, remediation and/or geo-environmental consultancy/contracting industries
Geotechnical information interpretation and works specification design
Have experience or knowledge of geotechnical engineering including exposure to soil mechanics, geotechnical validation and foundation design
First class analytical and technical writing abilities
A flexible and collaborative attitude to solving problems in a non-hierarchal environment.
Sound communication and writing skills (English)
Full valid UK Driving License
Key Information and Benefits

Competitive salary - dependent on experience
Direct mentoring from experienced chartered engineers/geologists with encouragement to achieve chartered status
Non hierarchal company structure
Bespoke training programmes
Flexible working hours and locations
Holidays: 33 days (including bank holidays)
Pension Scheme
Death in Service Benefits
Discretionary bonus scheme
Preferred but not essential (training will be provided)

CSCS competency card
SMSTS/SSSTS certification
First Aid and Health and Safety certification
AutoCAD software experience (take offs, volumetric, basic drawings)
Chemical analysis interpretation for both human health risk assessment and waste classification
Production of Method Statement and Risk/COSHH Assessments
Maintaining/developing environmental/quality management systems
An understanding of remediation and soil stabilisation technologies
Setting out/Surveying experience