Do you have at least 2 years post graduate experience as a geotechnical engineer? Does the opportunity of progressing with an organisation with multiple projects that delivers high quality geotechnical and geoenvironmental investigations and advisory services appeal to you? We have two positions based in Coventry and salary ranges from £22K - £28K depending on experience. If you have considerably more experience than the minimum requirements mentioned below, please do still apply and we will discuss our other more senior opportunities with you.
Our client seeks geotechnical specialists to work on a variety of projects, from phase 1 risk assessments for new houses to multi-million pound developments within buildings, waterside, bridges, railways, highways, power stations and energy networks. Their clients range from private individuals, house builders through to government and local authorities and utilities operators. including high-rise buildings, brownfield regeneration sites, waterside developments, bridges, railways, highways, water pipelines, power stations and energy networks.
Your duties will be mainly related to the preparation and management of site investigation projects from inception to completion and the preparation of desk studies environmental and geotechnical interpretative reports.
You may from time to time be required to work on site anywhere in the UK or abroad. Furthermore, you may be required to spend periods of time on secondment with other organisations either on site or in the office.
Typical tasks for which you must have previous experience will be:
•Carry out logging of soil and rock samples.
•Supervise and assist in the preparation of factual reports.
•Logging and supervision of trial pits.
•Supervision and Logging of Boreholes
•Gas and Ground Water Monitoring
•In-Situ geotechnical soil testing
•Preparation and Management of Site Investigation Projects.
•Monitor and order supplies, plant and equipment as required.
•Liaising with Clients and sub-contractors to ensure the successful completion of projects.
•Prepare tenders and job costings
•Production of desk studies
•Assisting in the production of geotechnical interpretative reports and foundation design
QUALIFICATIONS /QUALITIES REQUIRED
•Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering / Earth Sciences or relevant subject.
•Masters in Environmental /Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology desirable
•Excellent IT skills – extensive knowledge of electronic mail and MS Office applications and geotechnical databases.
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•Able to work on own initiative
•Capable of prioritising own workload to establish the levels of risk posed by different activities
•At least 2 years of previous relevant experience
•CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) (Preferred)
•SSSTS (Site Supervisor's Safety Training Scheme) (Preferred)
•SMSTS (Site Management Safety Training Scheme ) (Preferred)