Matchtech

Geo-environmental Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Glasgow
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 Jul 2017
Closes
02 Aug 2017
Ref
EMP394715
Contact
Jessica Cutler
Sector
Environment
Discipline
Environmental
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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