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Engineering Geologist, Geotechnical Engineer, Basingstoke/Newbury

JP Engineering
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Closing date
Mar 13, 2024

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Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Our client has been established for more than 55 years providing geotechnical and geoenvironmental consultancy and contracting services to the private and public sectors with an annual turnover of £5million, ranked in the top 20 engineering consultants in the UK. They have had a period of steady growth over the past 6 years and currently have a vacancy in the Basingstoke/Newbury area. . As an engineer you will be part of a mixed team involved in a number of projects at any one time, ranging from small residential developments to multi-million pound residential, industrial and commercial developments.

You will be qualified, preferably to Masters Level, in Geology, Engineering Geology, Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Science (or equivalent). You will have at least 3-5 years' professional experience, ideally with another site investigation company or engineering consultancy.

Following appropriate training your role will include the following:

Designing, managing and performing site investigation contracts.
Estimating and determining feasibility of projects. Agreeing cost estimates with clients and managing project budgets.
Carrying out Phase I Desk Studies and Walkover Surveys.
Carrying out Phase II+ intrusive investigations, including risk assessment and interpretative report writing.
Inspecting project sites to monitor progress on remediation.
Directing the collection and field analysis of soil and material samples.
Directing the receipt, logging, storage, testing and disposal of samples.
Scheduling of samples for laboratory analysis.
Preparing or modifying factual and interpretative reports.

Our clients are looking for high calibre candidates and in return the benefits package will include:

Competitive salary, according to experience
Flexible working
Profit related bonuses
Up to 28 days' annual leave (23 days on commencement)
Company car (after qualifying period)
Stakeholder Pension (5% company contribution)
Non-contributory life assurance scheme
Professional membership fees paid

AN independent, management owned company with a strong commitment to staff. they have a total staff of approximately 70 with 50-55 professionally/technically qualified,with a strong emphasis on professional development for all staff. They provide an in-house programme of training for more junior staff and external CPD training days for more senior staff. The training scheme is accredited by the Geological Society

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