Graduate Engineering Geologist
RSK Group
1d ago

Responsibilities :

The successful candidates will be responsible for assisting with site investigation work across the UK as directed by the Project Manager or other project staff.

All project work must be carried out with due diligence, adhered to by the RSK procedures & completed within the given cost budgets and time scales agreed.

Good communication is required to inform / liaise with other project staff and sometimes the client periodically with updates & any issues raised.

More specifically you will be :

  • Undertaking preliminary risk assessments (phase 1 desk studies) and intrusive ground investigations
  • Soil and rock logging to current geotechnical standards, including laboratory scheduling
  • Collating data and report writing
  • Managing site activities and subcontractors
  • Person Specification :

  • Previous site work experience an advantage (including trial pitting and drilling supervision)
  • BSc degree level qualified in geology / civil engineering or a related environmental subject essential
  • MSc in a geotechnical / civil engineering or environmental discipline - Desirable
  • Be able to log samples to BS 5930 A2 technical standards
  • A good knowledge of the principal soil and rock strata encountered in the UK
  • Familiar with and be able to interpret geological maps and published geological data
  • A basic understanding of water, ground and soil gas monitoring techniques
  • Ability to follow instruction, be self-motivated, exhibit a proactive approach, work well within a team environment and willing to be flexible to work nationally or internationally if the occasion arises
  • Full, clean UK driving licence essential
  • Salary and benefits :

  • ┬údepending on experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare voucher 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.
  • RSK is an equal opportunities employer

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