Graduate / Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Leicester, LE3
Working Hours: 40 hours per week (Monday - Friday)

For the right candidate, this opportunity offers the potential for rapid career progression.

Main Responsibilities

If you are coming on board as a Graduate you will be trained to undertake site monitoring, site visits, trial pitting, soil and rock logging and laboratory test scheduling. You will also be trained in the production of desk studies and factual and interpretative reports.

If you are coming on board with experience you will be expected to undertake and manage ground investigation and contaminated land projects within the Geotechnical & Geo-Environmental division and will be expected to make a significant contribution to the report writing capability of the department.

Essential Education/ Skills (all levels)

  • Degree qualified (or higher) in civil engineering, geology, environmental science or a related field
  • Fully competent in Microsoft Office
  • Clean UK Driving License

Essential Education/ Skills (Geotechnical Engineer level only)

  • Desk Study Preparation
  • Supervision of a Range of Site Investigation Works
  • Human Health Risk Assessment
  • Waste Classification
  • Ground Gas Risk Assessment
  • Ground Investigation
  • Foundation Assessment
  • Factual and Interpretative Report Preparation

What we are looking for in the ideal candidate

You should be enthusiastic, adaptable, self-motivated and organised. Candidates will be expected to be highly literate and able to communicate effectively.

Experience required

Graduate level - 0-2 years' experience
Geotechnical Engineer level - 2 years+ experience within a similar role would be required

posted: 26 March 2021     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.