Geoenvironmental Engineer – 30-35k dependent on experience
Lithos is a medium, independent geotechnical and geoenvironmental consultancy based in Wetherby.Operating mainly in Yorkshire and across the North of England, our core clients include plc residential and commercial developers, landowners, local authorities and banks.
We are currently looking for an experienced Geoenvironmental Engineer to join our Remediation & Construction Support division. The successful candidate will be primarily involved in the supervision of remediation and earthworks projects, acting as a full-time Resident Engineer where required. However, it is expected that opportunities will arise to work in other areas, most notably site investigation.
Attributes and experience to fill this role would include
You will have a relevant degree, two to five year’s relevant experience, and ideally be working towards professional/chartered status.Candidates must be technically strong, self-motivated and highly organised, with commercial awareness and comfortable dealing with clients and contractors, with the support of senior staff.The candidate should have strong IT skills, including the use of Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook, and AutoCAD.
Ideally, you will have experience in the following fields:
·Supervision of remediation, earthworks and/or mine stabilisation projects
·In-situ geotechnical testing (primarily plate load & CBR tests)
·Geotechnical analysis (bearing capacity, slope stability, working platform design etc)
·Inspection of gas protection measures, particularly for new residential developments
·Soil cover validation & stockpile sampling
·Collection of surface water samples, including use of field monitoring equipment
·Scheduling & interpretation of geotechnical & chemical laboratory testing
·Report writing & reviewing (Geoenvironmental Appraisals, Remediation Strategies & Verification Reports)
Given the nature of our work a full UK driving licence is essential.
We are able to offer you
·A competitive salary and half yearly profit related bonus scheme
·An easy commute, impressive working environment in a semi-rural location
·Employee share scheme
·Generous pension scheme and annual leave
·Payment of professional subscriptions
·A formal, structured training programme from Graduate to Associate Director, leading to professional/chartered status in your chosen field
Our purpose-built office is an easy commute just off the A1 with free parking.Its semi-rural location offers a 5 minute walk into town and the opportunity to cycle into work.We offer excellent career progression from Graduate Engineer to Associate Director, a formal training and development programme and the opportunity to work directly with and learn from directors and other senior employees.
If you are interested in this vacancy, please email your CV and covering letter.