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Geo-Environmental Engineer


RSK
Salary: £Commensurate with experience
Location: Hemel Hempstead
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Environmental
Category: Environmental Jobs
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Geo-Environmental Engineer

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Salary: £Commensurate with experience

The Geosciences team within RSK Group is one of the UK’s largest geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies with ambitious plans for growth in the future. The Geosciences team provides consultancy and design services to a range of external clients including engineers, house-builders, oil companies and local authorities. Our current workload includes major infrastructure projects, housing developments, landfills and commercial warehouses.

RSK is currently recruiting for a Senior or Principal Geo-Environmental Engineer to join our well-established and experienced Geosciences consultancy team in our Hemel Hempstead office. RSK prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and allowing employees to reach their full potential.

Geo-Environmental Engineer - Hemel Hempstead

A Geo-Environmental Engineer responsible for participating in site investigations for both geotechnical and environmental content, seeing the project through from commencement to completion. All project work to be carried out adhering to RSK Group procedures and completed within budget and timescale. Good communication skills needed plus financial management experience. The candidate must work well within a team environment and be self-motivated.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with projects in the southeast of England (but could be in other areas of the UK) as directed by the Team Leader or other project staff. More specifically you will be:

* Participating in a variety of geo-environmental projects for both external clients and for other teams within RSK;

* Assisting with ground investigations and desk studies;

* Soil logging to current UK standards, including laboratory scheduling;

* Experience of soil sampling plus water monitoring/sampling;

* Writing factual and interpretative reports;

* Geotechnical reporting requirements beneficial;

* Knowledge of contaminated land legislation and reporting requirements;

* Preparing factual site investigation data;

* Travel to other offices and sites within the UK (as needed).

These particular roles would be suitable for applicants who are looking develop their career to the next stage. Critically you will understand the importance of building strong working relationships by delivering a successful service on time and within budget.

Person Specification

* BSc or equivalent in Geology, Environmental Science or similar;

* MSc desirable but not essential;

* Working towards Chartered status with a relevant institution;

* Typically requires at least 2-5 years specific relevant experience;

* An understanding of geology, ground investigation works, contaminated land, geotechnics;

* Basic knowledge of planning legislation;

* Experience of site inspections and reporting, preferably on residential developments;

* Able to complete factual and interpretative assessments to a basic level;

* Able to deliver projects and work within a multi-disciplinary consultancy;

* Track record in managing time and resources effectively and within budget.

Salary and benefits

* £ commensurate with experience;

* Contributory Pension Scheme;

* Free life assurance cover;

* A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, and private health care;

We encourage Continuing Professional Development and, as a Registered Practice with the Geological Society, we are committed to supporting candidates along the pathway to Chartership.

For more information please call Kate Hart, HR Business Partner on--******or email -*******

We operate an open, welcoming and relaxed management culture that nurtures the continuous improvement and innovation of our workplace and employees. Our positive management culture has enabled us to achieve a staff turnover rate that remains consistently below the industry average.

Adopting a proactive growth strategy enables us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all. As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor will work besides you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We further encourage Continuous Professional Development by opening opportunities for a promotional fast track, providing staff with a rewarding and challenging career and promoting employees to reach their full potential.

RSK recognises the importance employee retention has on establishing a successful organisation. With this knowledge in mind, we intend for all employees to maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects. RSK also prides itself on supporting the health and wellbeing of our employees.

Listed as being one of the top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fastrack 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join RSK.

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK.

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Geo-Environmental Engineer

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Salary: £Commensurate with experience

The Geosciences team within RSK Group is one of the UK’s largest geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies with ambitious plans for growth in the future. The Geosciences team provides consultancy and design services to a range of external clients including engineers, house-builders, oil companies and local authorities. Our current workload includes major infrastructure projects, housing developments, landfills and commercial warehouses.

RSK is currently recruiting for a Senior or Principal Geo-Environmental Engineer to join our well-established and experienced Geosciences consultancy team in our Hemel Hempstead office. RSK prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and allowing employees to reach their full potential.

Geo-Environmental Engineer - Hemel Hempstead

A Geo-Environmental Engineer responsible for participating in site investigations for both geotechnical and environmental content, seeing the project through from commencement to completion. All project work to be carried out adhering to RSK Group procedures and completed within budget and timescale. Good communication skills needed plus financial management experience. The candidate must work well within a team environment and be self-motivated.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with projects in the southeast of England (but could be in other areas of the UK) as directed by the Team Leader or other project staff. More specifically you will be:

* Participating in a variety of geo-environmental projects for both external clients and for other teams within RSK;

* Assisting with ground investigations and desk studies;

* Soil logging to current UK standards, including laboratory scheduling;

* Experience of soil sampling plus water monitoring/sampling;

* Writing factual and interpretative reports;

* Geotechnical reporting requirements beneficial;

* Knowledge of contaminated land legislation and reporting requirements;

* Preparing factual site investigation data;

* Travel to other offices and sites within the UK (as needed).

These particular roles would be suitable for applicants who are looking develop their career to the next stage. Critically you will understand the importance of building strong working relationships by delivering a successful service on time and within budget.

Person Specification

* BSc or equivalent in Geology, Environmental Science or similar;

* MSc desirable but not essential;

* Working towards Chartered status with a relevant institution;

* Typically requires at least 2-5 years specific relevant experience;

* An understanding of geology, ground investigation works, contaminated land, geotechnics;

* Basic knowledge of planning legislation;

* Experience of site inspections and reporting, preferably on residential developments;

* Able to complete factual and interpretative assessments to a basic level;

* Able to deliver projects and work within a multi-disciplinary consultancy;

* Track record in managing time and resources effectively and within budget.

Salary and benefits

* £ commensurate with experience;

* Contributory Pension Scheme;

* Free life assurance cover;

* A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, and private health care;

We encourage Continuing Professional Development and, as a Registered Practice with the Geological Society, we are committed to supporting candidates along the pathway to Chartership.

For more information please call Kate Hart, HR Business Partner on--******or email -*******

We operate an open, welcoming and relaxed management culture that nurtures the continuous improvement and innovation of our workplace and employees. Our positive management culture has enabled us to achieve a staff turnover rate that remains consistently below the industry average.

Adopting a proactive growth strategy enables us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all. As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor will work besides you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We further encourage Continuous Professional Development by opening opportunities for a promotional fast track, providing staff with a rewarding and challenging career and promoting employees to reach their full potential.

RSK recognises the importance employee retention has on establishing a successful organisation. With this knowledge in mind, we intend for all employees to maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects. RSK also prides itself on supporting the health and wellbeing of our employees.

Listed as being one of the top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fastrack 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join RSK.

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK.

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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