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Geo-environmental Engineer

Evan Craig
Glasgow, City of Glasgow
£25000 - £30000/annum & Benefits
Closing date
Apr 22, 2023

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Environmental Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Our client is an award winning, large Geo-Environmental Consultancy who have a requirement for a Geo-environmental Engineer, based in Glasgow.



Working alongside an experienced team-based UK-wide, you will get involved with a wide variety of geotechnical projects covering sectors including energy infrastructure, renewables (solar/ wind) and development/ regeneration projects. Key clients include Scottish Power Energy Networks (SPEN), Scottish Power Renewables, Tier 1 contractors including Morrison and Wills Bros, and development projects for local authorities commissioned through the Scotland Excel engineering consultancy framework.

This is a full time, permanent role.



- Undertaking Preliminary Risk Assessments (Phase 1 Desk Studies) and intrusive site investigations for environmental and/or geotechnical purposes in line with national standards and codes of practice.

- Managing fieldwork activities and subcontractors.

- Supporting the project manager in planning new projects, including liaising with subcontractors and suppliers and preparing health, safety, environment and quality (SHEQ) documentation.

- Scheduling soil and water samples for analytical and geotechnical testing.

- Writing factual and interpretative reports.

- Supporting tender managers in preparing fee proposals.



- At least 1-2 years relevant industry background.

- Background in undertaking desk studies including review of geology and historical maps and other third party data, and completing Preliminary Risk Assessments.

- Background in supervising intrusive site investigations, including leading fieldworks.

- Knowledge of SHEQ issues affecting site works.

- Background in managing sub-contractors, undertaking sampling and drafting laboratory schedules;

- in undertaking environmental monitoring including groundwater and ground gas, and low flow groundwater sampling;

- in preparing and assisting with interpretative reports for geo-environmental and geotechnical - purposes.

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including report writing.

- Ability to multi-task, plan and prioritise workload.

- Able to work independently and as part of a team.

- Computer literate and skilled with Microsoft Office applications in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to use of Microsoft Project also valuable.

- Proactive approach to professional development with current (or aspiring) membership of a relevant professional body.

- Must be willing to spend a significant amount of their working day out on site and away from home.

- Full UK driving licence.



- BSc degree level qualified in Geology, Chemistry, Environmental Science or a related subject essential.

- MSc in Engineering Geology/Geotechnical Engineering or Contaminated Land related subjects preferable but not essential.


On offer

- £25,000 - £30,000.

- Contributory Pension Scheme.

- Free life assurance cover.

- Employee discount scheme to save money on everyday purchases.

- A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care.

- Support with continued professional development and your pathway to chartership, and payment of professional membership fees.


To apply for the position of Geo-environmental Engineer, please submit your current CV.

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

All Evan Craig vacancies require right to work in the UK

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