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My client is looking for an individual ready to kick-start their career in the geo-environmental industry to join their team. Upon joining them, you will:
Discover the fundamentals of the geo-environmental industry, including contaminated land risk assessment and geotechnical design;
Become part of a close-knit and dynamic team focused on delivering excellent results for clients;
Be given the chance to learn and develop professionally in a practical, hands-on manner in both the office and their sites across the UK; and
Participate in a variety of challenging and innovative projects across residential, commercial and civil engineering industries, including having opportunities to manage projects through the entire life-cycle of a construction programme.
BSc qualified (or higher) in Geology, Geoscience, Environmental Science or similar;
At least 3 years into their career within the geo-environmental industry and confident in their abilities to work independently and part of a team;
Experienced in organising, supervising and managing ground investigations utilising a range of intrusive techniques both for contaminated land and geotechnical purposes;
Competent in the production of exploratory hole logs, sample testing schedules and accurate site plans;
Experienced in the production of Phase 1 and Phase 2 Reports;
Familiar with validation and verification of remediation strategies including clean cover systems and gas membranes;
Self-motivated and proactive, with demonstrable energy, drive and enthusiasm;
Attentive to fine details across all work they produce;
A pragmatic thinker capable of anticipating problems ahead of time and determining appropriate & cost-effective solutions; and
Able to apply a commercial appraisal to projects, ensuring that value for money is paramount in all work undertaken.
A full, clean Driving License and being based within an easily commutable distance to Manchester City Centre office are required for this job.
Job responsibilities include:
Co-ordination, supervision and management of ground investigations, including Phase 1 (desk-top) studies, Phase 2 (intrusive) investigations and subsequent monitoring and remediation works;
Ensuring the highest standards of health and safety are followed during all field work practices;
Accurate and precise recording of fieldwork data and clear, concise presentation of such data;
Collection and scheduling of soil, rock and groundwater samples for environmental and geotechnical laboratory analysis;
Liaising with clients, subcontractors and staff in both office and field settings;
Preparing client reports, including environmental risk assessments, remedial recommendations, foundation recommendations and coal mining risk assessments; and
Assisting senior staff with preparations of reports, drawings, models and fee proposals.
Salary and benefits:
Salary: £25,000.00-£30,000.00 per year
Cycle to work scheme
Private medical insurance
Work from home
Monday to Friday
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