Engineering Geologist

Scotland, Glasgow
£25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + flexible benefits, healthcare
19 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Yvonne Donnelly
Engineer, Laboratory
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently seeking a number of Geotechnical Engineers across Scotland to join a leading UK geotechnical contractor. You will ideally be based in the central belt, however there will be a requirement to travel to other sites. A full UK driving licence is essential.

Qualifications: Degree in Geology or Civil Engineering.

The role involves working on a range of projects within the field of Site Investigation and ground stabilisation engineering.

This is an exciting opportunity for those with a solid understanding of UK geology who are looking for their next challenge and the opportunity to increase knowledge and responsibility.

Working in a fast paced, varied role, you will be required to manage day to day operational site control of contracts of varying sizes within the UK, focusing on safety, quality, productivity, cost control, performance to programme and customer service.

You will manage fieldwork activities, including assisting with the preparation of health and safety documentation before and during any site works, together with collating of data, and scheduling the analysis of soil and water samples, along with report writing.

Knowledge and Experience required:

You will need to have good commercial awareness to ensure the works perform on time and within budget, and be able to support and engage a motivated, effective and safety conscious workforce.

Excellent communication skills are a must, along with ensuring good client relations, as you will be managing clients, engineers and subcontractors.

You will ideally have extensive experience of working within the Ground Investigation market, including trial pitting and drilling supervision.

In addition to the above, you will have good reporting writing skills, attention to detail and the ability to work both as part of a team and alone.

Physical Working Environment

In return our client are offering a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes a contributory pension scheme, private medical cover, life assurance, and flexible benefits such as additional holiday purchase.

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