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Senior Geotechnical/Geo-Environmental Engineer


RSK
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Location: Cambridge
Job type: Contract/Locum
Sector: Environmental
Category: Environmental Jobs
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Senior Geotechnical/Geo-Environmental Engineer

Location: Cambridge

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Senior Geo-Environmental/Geotechnical Engineer – Cambridge

Do you have what it takes?

Do you want to work for a worldwide, market leading Company? A multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy company providing services globally for over 30 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors.

We have an exciting opportunity for you at RSK to join our existing Geosciences Department.

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 prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and allowing employees to reach their full potential.

What you can expect in this position

The successful candidate will be responsible for helping organize, manage and on occasion supervise and undertake ground Investigations including financial management and directing junior staff in the field. Good communication is required to inform/liaise with subcontractors and to keep the client appraised of findings and progress.

What you'll be doing:

* Designing and managing a variety of geo-environmental and geotechnical ground investigation and interpretative projects for both external clients and for other teams within RSK;

* Providing technical support at all stages of assigned projects and controlling project costs;

* Overseeing ground investigations;

* Contract administration;

* Soil and rock logging to current geotechnical standards, including laboratory scheduling;

* Geotechnical analysis and design;

* Geo-environmental assessment;

* Preparing and checking Preliminary Risk Assessments (desk studies), technical advice notes, drawings and geotechnical and geo-environmental interpretative reports;

* Prepare proposals and tenders and contribute to business development activity;

* Travel to other offices and sites within the UK;

* Prepare H&S plans and RAMS;

* Preparation of Remediation Strategy’s including verification works on site.

In addition you will:

* Mentor and support junior team members as appropriate, providing guardianship and imparting your knowledge and expertise to less experience employees;

* Establish and develop strong working relationships with new and existing clients, which is integral to the growth of the Geosciences department in Hemel and the wider business;

* Provide technical leadership in the day to day delivery of projects.

This role 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.

What we're looking for:

* BEng or BSc or equivalent in Civil, Geology or Geotechnical Engineering or similar;

* Typically a further degree in Engineering Geology, Geotechnics or Environmental Science or equivalent would be desirable

* Registered with a suitable professional body and working towards Chartered status with a relevant institution (e.g. Geol Soc/CIWEM/ICE);

* Typically requires around 5-10 years specific relevant experience;

* A thorough understanding of geology, ground investigation works, engineering geology and geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering;

* Significant and demonstrable experience of geotechnical and geoenvironmental investigations and reporting;

* Demonstrable experience and ability to prepare Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Preliminary Risk Assessments, Factual and Interpretative Assessments;

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

* Able to write proposals that are both technically sound and commercially accurate;

* Provide strong technical leadership and mentoring skills to junior staff;

* Strong track record in managing time and resources effectively and within budget.

What you’ll need:

* Able to work independently and as part of a team

* Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage competing priorities

* Strong written and verbal communication is essential to the role.

* Computer literate and skilled with Microsoft Office applications, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

* Self-motivated, with diligence, integrity and ambition.

* Must hold a full UK drivers licence.

Salary & 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 or Institute of Civil Engineers, we are committed to supporting candidates along the pathway to Chartership.

We offer a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. Your professional institution fees and training will be covered. We also offer a flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care. Regular training and career development.

At RSK we operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation, adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all. The company prides itself on providing employees with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and enabling them to reach their full potential. Listed as being in the top 3 environmental consultancies and listed in the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

Furthermore, retaining our employees is the building block of a successful organisation and we want to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working, social activities, and community involvement projects.

RSK is also 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
Senior Geotechnical/Geo-Environmental Engineer

Location: Cambridge

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Senior Geo-Environmental/Geotechnical Engineer – Cambridge

Do you have what it takes?

Do you want to work for a worldwide, market leading Company? A multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy company providing services globally for over 30 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors.

We have an exciting opportunity for you at RSK to join our existing Geosciences Department.

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 prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and allowing employees to reach their full potential.

What you can expect in this position

The successful candidate will be responsible for helping organize, manage and on occasion supervise and undertake ground Investigations including financial management and directing junior staff in the field. Good communication is required to inform/liaise with subcontractors and to keep the client appraised of findings and progress.

What you'll be doing:

* Designing and managing a variety of geo-environmental and geotechnical ground investigation and interpretative projects for both external clients and for other teams within RSK;

* Providing technical support at all stages of assigned projects and controlling project costs;

* Overseeing ground investigations;

* Contract administration;

* Soil and rock logging to current geotechnical standards, including laboratory scheduling;

* Geotechnical analysis and design;

* Geo-environmental assessment;

* Preparing and checking Preliminary Risk Assessments (desk studies), technical advice notes, drawings and geotechnical and geo-environmental interpretative reports;

* Prepare proposals and tenders and contribute to business development activity;

* Travel to other offices and sites within the UK;

* Prepare H&S plans and RAMS;

* Preparation of Remediation Strategy’s including verification works on site.

In addition you will:

* Mentor and support junior team members as appropriate, providing guardianship and imparting your knowledge and expertise to less experience employees;

* Establish and develop strong working relationships with new and existing clients, which is integral to the growth of the Geosciences department in Hemel and the wider business;

* Provide technical leadership in the day to day delivery of projects.

This role 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.

What we're looking for:

* BEng or BSc or equivalent in Civil, Geology or Geotechnical Engineering or similar;

* Typically a further degree in Engineering Geology, Geotechnics or Environmental Science or equivalent would be desirable

* Registered with a suitable professional body and working towards Chartered status with a relevant institution (e.g. Geol Soc/CIWEM/ICE);

* Typically requires around 5-10 years specific relevant experience;

* A thorough understanding of geology, ground investigation works, engineering geology and geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering;

* Significant and demonstrable experience of geotechnical and geoenvironmental investigations and reporting;

* Demonstrable experience and ability to prepare Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Preliminary Risk Assessments, Factual and Interpretative Assessments;

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

* Able to write proposals that are both technically sound and commercially accurate;

* Provide strong technical leadership and mentoring skills to junior staff;

* Strong track record in managing time and resources effectively and within budget.

What you’ll need:

* Able to work independently and as part of a team

* Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage competing priorities

* Strong written and verbal communication is essential to the role.

* Computer literate and skilled with Microsoft Office applications, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

* Self-motivated, with diligence, integrity and ambition.

* Must hold a full UK drivers licence.

Salary & 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 or Institute of Civil Engineers, we are committed to supporting candidates along the pathway to Chartership.

We offer a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. Your professional institution fees and training will be covered. We also offer a flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care. Regular training and career development.

At RSK we operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation, adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all. The company prides itself on providing employees with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and enabling them to reach their full potential. Listed as being in the top 3 environmental consultancies and listed in the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

Furthermore, retaining our employees is the building block of a successful organisation and we want to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working, social activities, and community involvement projects.

RSK is also 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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