Engineering Geologist

Position: Engineering Geologist (Permanent Position)

Salary: Negotiable

Location: Leeds

Due to continued growth, an opportunity has arisen for an experienced Engineering Geologist to join our successful firm of Chartered Consulting Engineers providing services across all sectors. This role predominantly covers the north of England, centred on Leeds, but will occasionally involve travel to other client sites across the UK.

The successful candidate will join a small team of Engineering Geologists producing Geo-environmental Desk Studies and Site Investigation Reports.  The role will involve on-site supervision of fieldwork activity, logging of soil and rock, scheduling laboratory testing, preparing comprehensive Geo-environmental Reports, liaising with clients, local authorities, regulatory bodies, testing laboratories and other functions within the firm.
 

Suitable candidates will have:

  • First Degree in Geology or Engineering Geology (Essential)
  • Masters in Engineering Geology or Contamination Assessment related subject (Desirable)

 

The candidate must be eligible to live and work in the UK and will ideally have between 3 and 6 years’ experience in:

  • Ground Investigation Techniques
  • Supervision of fieldwork activity, including organising and directing field operations (equipment and personnel)
  • Sampling and logging of soil and rock to professional/technical standards
  • Scheduling of laboratory testing (geotechnical and contamination)
  • Preparation of interpretative reports on both geotechnical and contamination aspects
  • Preparation of Remediation strategies and Validation of Remediation
  • Consultations with Regulators

 

The following skills or experience are desirable, but not essential:

  • Groundwater DQRA
  • Supervision/validation of grouting works to mine workings

In addition, suitable candidates will possess:

  • Excellent time management skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of current UK/EU technical standards
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good project management skills
  • Commitment to continued professional development
  • Full driving license
  • A professional can-do attitude and the ability to work alone with minimal supervision

 

In return we offer a competitive salary package, free on-site parking, company pension, health scheme, other company benefits, and opportunities to engage with a professional, ambitious team.

Please apply by email to leeds@arpassociates.co.uk, for the attention of Andrew Radcliffe. Please include details of existing salary package and C.V.