Geo-Environmental Engineer

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Hemel Hempstead, England
Job Type
Full Time
£40,000 - £40,000 Per Year
Date Posted
13 days ago

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Job Description

RSK is currently recruiting for a Geo-Environmental Engineer to join our team in Hemel Hempstead. You will join us on a full time/permanent basis and in return will receive a competitive salary.

The Geosciences team within RSK Group is one of the UK’s largest geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies with ambitious plans for growth in the future. The Geosciences team provides consultancy and design services to a range of external clients including engineers, house-builders, oil companies and local authorities. Our current workload includes major infrastructure projects, housing developments, commercial facilities and downstream fuel retail.

RSK is currently recruiting for Geo-Environmental Engineers to join our well-established and experienced Geosciences consultancy team in our Helsby office. RSK prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and allowing employees to reach their full potential.

About the role:

As our Geo-Environmental Engineers, you will be responsible for participating in site investigations for both geotechnical and environmental content, seeing the project through from commencement to completion. All project work to be carried out adhering to RSK Group procedures and completed within budget and timescale.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with projects in the southeast of England (but could be in other areas of the UK) as directed by the Team Leader or other project staff. 

Key duties and responsibilities as our Geo-Environmental Engineer:

  • Participating in a variety of geo-environmental projects for both external clients and other teams within RSK
  • Assisting with ground investigations and desk studies
  • Soil logging to current UK standards, including laboratory scheduling
  • Experience of soil sampling plus water monitoring/sampling
  • Writing factual and interpretative reports
  • Geotechnical reporting requirements beneficial
  • Knowledge of contaminated land legislation and reporting requirements
  • Preparing factual site investigation data
  • Travel to other offices and sites within the UK (as needed)

These particular roles would be suitable for applicants who are looking develop their career to the next stage. Critically you will understand the importance of building strong working relationships by delivering a successful service on time and within budget.

What we're looking for in our Geo-Environmental Engineer:

  • BSc or equivalent in Geology, Environmental Science or similar
  • MSc desirable but not essential
  • Working towards Chartered status with a relevant institution
  • Typically requires at least 1-5 years specific relevant experience
  • An understanding of geology, ground investigation works, contaminated land, geotechnics
  • Basic knowledge of planning legislation
  • Experience of site inspections and reporting, preferably on residential developments
  • Able to complete factual and interpretative assessments to a basic level
  • Able to deliver projects and work within a multi-disciplinary consultancy
  • Track record in managing time and resources effectively and within budget
  • Good communication skills
  • Financial management experience
  • Ability to work well within a team environment and be self-motivated

Salary and benefits you will receive as our Geo-Environmental Engineer:

  • £ Commensurate with experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Free life assurance cover
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, and private health care

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our Geo-Environmental Engineer, then please click ‘Apply’ today.

RSK is also committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work, and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer



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