RSK Group plc

Geo-environmental Engineer

Category
Geo-environmental
Contract Type
Full-Time
Glasgow
Salary
£commensurate with experience

Overview

The Geosciences division within RSK Group plc is one of the UK’s largest geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies.  In addition, it can call on further related resources through RSK Group owning Structural Soils Ltd, the 200-strong site investigation and drilling contracting company.  The company now has an exciting opportunity for a Geo-environmental/ Geotechnical Engineer to join the team in Glasgow.  Working alongside an experienced team you will get involved with a vast array of development projects.

 

The company has a strong portfolio of clients in a wide number of sectors including rail, energy, property and construction, and the public sector). Current projects we are delivering from our Glasgow office include support to the Shotts Rail Electrification, gasworks investigation and remediation, local authority Part IIA and regeneration-related and a wide range of development and construction projects across Scotland and the NE of England.

 

Geo-environmental/ Geotechnical Engineer – Glasgow

 

Main Function

 

A Geo-environmental Engineer is responsible for undertaking project investigations, with a focus on site-based work. This will include both geo-environmental and geotechnical site investigations, data interpretation and reporting.

 

This role would suit some with a proactive can do approach, close attention to deal, enthusiasm to get the job done well and ability to get on with a wide range of people.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Undertaking Preliminary Risk Assessments (Phase 1 Desk Studies) and intrusive site investigations for environmental and/or geotechnical purposes in line with national standards and codes of practice.
  • Managing fieldwork activities and subcontractors
  • Preparing health and safety documentation, liaising with subcontractors and scheduling soil and water samples for analytical and geotechnical testing
  • Writing factual and interpretative reports 

Person specification: 

  • BSc degree level qualified in Geology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering or a related subject essential
  • MSc in Engineering Geology/Geotechnical Engineering or Contaminated Land related subjects preferable but not essential
  • Experience of undertaking intrusive site investigations, including leading fieldworks including Health & Safety issues, managing sub-contractors, and undertaking sampling and laboratory scheduling
  • Experience of undertaking environmental monitoring including groundwater low flow and ground gas
  • Experience of preparing and assisting with interpretative reports for geo-environmental and geotechnical purposes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Prepared to work as part of a team or as an individual
  • Candidates must be willing to spend a significant amount of their working day out on site and away from home.
  • Full UK driving licence. 

Salary and benefits: 

  • £depending on experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • We encourage Continuing Professional Development and as a Registered Practice with the Geological Society, we are committed to supporting candidates through the Pathway to Chartership. 

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.  Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies and ranked first for contaminated land and remediation consultancy (Environmental Analyst, December 2016), and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fastrack 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join. 

 

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter.  For more information please call Simona Pukeleviciute, HR Advisor on 01442 416 631 or email spukeleviciute@rsk.co.uk.

 

RSK is 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 plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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