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Geo-Environmental / Geotechnical Engineers job in Hertfordshire

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Job Ref:  204625024
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Hertfordshire
City:  Hertfordshire
Post Code:  WD5
Salary:  £20000 - £40000/annum
06/10/2016 02:16
The Geosciences division within our client, is one of the UK's largest geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies. The existing team in Hertfordshire provide a full range of specialist services within the Geosciences sector, supported by UKAS accredited laboratories. Due to a substantial increase in current and projected workload, they are now looking for experienced Geotechnical Engineers and Geo-environmental Engineers. Working alongside a highly respected team you will get involved with a vast array of projects predominately within the housing, energy and manufacturing sector.

The company has a wide portfolio of clients in a number of sectors including rail, transport, water and property. In addition, the company are particularly proud of the work that they have undertaken in the nuclear sector where over the last 3 years they have undertaken preliminary and main/intermediate phase site investigations at Hinckley Point and Wylfa on Anglesey.
Our client is specifically interested in hearing from candidates with around 2 - 10 years' experience in a similar role, working either for a contractor or consultancy.

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

Undertaking Project Management duties and resolving any technical issues

Writing factual and/or interpretative reports

Preparing health and safety documentation, booking subcontractors and scheduling soil and water samples for analytical and geotechnical testing

Person specification:
BSc degree level qualified in Geology or a related subject essential

MSc in Engineering Geology/Geotechnical Engineering or Contaminated Land related subjects preferable but not essential

Knowledge of contaminated land and planning legislation would be an advantage

Experience of undertaking ground investigation for geotechnical purposes

Able to demonstrate knowledge/experience in the field of geotechnics/engineering geology, including an appreciation of the impact of Eurocode 7

Experience of working with geotechnical databases and other geotechnical software preferable

Experience of preparing and assisting with interpretative reports for 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:
Salary will depending on experience
Contributory Pension Scheme
A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
Regular training and career development

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
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