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Graduate Geotechnical / Geo-Environmental Engineer

Evan Craig
Glasgow, City of Glasgow
£22000 - £28000/annum & Benefits
Closing date
Dec 28, 2022
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Graduate Geotechnical / Geo-Environmental Engineer


I am working with a busy and successful, medium sized Geotechnical and Environmental company who are looking for a Graduate Geotechnical / Geo-Environmental Engineer to join their team in Glasgow.

The positions will comprise assisting with the organisation and delivery of site investigation projects. This will include full accountability for all site-based logistics and activities, and the effective site management of all technical, commercial and HSEQ (health, safety, environment and quality) components of each project and staff assigned to you and within your scope of responsibility.

The geo-environmental engineer is expected to ensure that all site work and technical output is carried out to a high standard, safely, on time and within budget. Key division of time spent on each part of the job will be set on an annual basis and reviewed regularly.

Responsibilities of the role


Site walkovers and attendance at pre-start meetings
Support the preparation of construction phase plans, incorporating RAMS
Support the preparation of environmental management plans
Support the preparation of site establishment and logistics plans
Support the preparation of equipment and consumables lists and arrangement of purchases / orders
Read, understand and ensure compliance with project start-up information packs including specifications and drawings, drilling instructions, utility service drawings and other project related information
Organisation, implementation and supervision of the site work phase including all SHEQ components and compliance with all in-house procedures and audits
Prepare and deliver site safety inductions and tool box talks
Review statutory utility service plans and prepare / issue permits to dig
Demonstrate commercial awareness relating to contract variations and changes along with prompt and accurate notification to the Project Manager
Exercise efficient cost control awareness
Undertake accurate soil, rock core and trial pit sampling and logging, including compilation of typed engineer's logs and completion of chain of custodies
Undertake (or supervise) in situ testing (e.g. hand vanes, DCP, soakaways)
Technical report writing
Post-fieldwork monitoring and surveying
Monitor staff competency on site
Monitor hours of work compliance on site
Monitor drug and alcohol compliance on siteProject management and technical excellence

Execution of ground investigations
Contract management on site to including delivery of projects on time and to maximise profits from each contract
Contribute expertise and provide input into the siteworks of new projects
Prepare and deliver technical reportsMonitoring and auditing

Assist the project managers in monitoring contractual and assurance performance


Full, clean driving licence
Background as Geo-Environmental Engineer / Graduates with relevant degrees - Civil Engineering, Earth based


Salary £22,000 - £28,0000

To apply for this position please submit your current CV. For an informal discussion regarding this position call (phone number removed)

Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to acknowledge every application. Please bear in mind that if you are short listed you will be contacted in 7 days.

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