Geo-Environmental Engineer

Leeds, West Yorkshire
06 Jul 2018
06 Aug 2018
Full Time
Contract Type



Due to continued growth, Curtins Consulting are seeking to appoint an experienced Geo-Environmental Engineer in our Leeds office. The position offers an opportunity to contribute to the development of an expanding geo-environmental consultancy, within a successful multi-disciplinary and national consultancy, with excellent career development prospects.


Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

- Lead in delivering technical reports (Phase I and II) providing geo-environmental design input, primarily to built-environment projects.

- Designing and costing Ground Investigation projects and providing site-based management of intrusive works and environmental monitoring.

- Provide technical guidance and mentoring to junior staff.

- Pro-active liaison with clients, stakeholders, regulators, sub-contractors and other members of the design team.

- Ensuring that all work is delivered in line with Curtins procedures and policies and to the highest safety, health and environmental standards.

Knowledge and Skills:

- Bachelor’s degree in Earth or Environmental Sciences, or other relevant subject.

- Master’s degree in Environmental Science, Geo-technical Engineering, Engineering Geology or other relevant subject, with focus on Contaminated Land.

- Working to, or achieved Chartered status with CIWEM, Geological Society or similar

- Work experience in a similar geo-environmental consultancy, preferably in the built-environment.

- Contaminated land and/or geotechnical focus, with experience in managing site investigation works.

- Demonstrable knowledge of remediation options appraisals and strategies is desirable

- Demonstrable knowledge of engineering geology and foundation design is desirable.

- Demonstrable knowledge of detailed human health and/or controlled waters assessments (DQRA) is desirable.

- Highly numerate, with ability to understand and manage large datasets.

- Capability of producing written reports to highest standard, presenting technical information clearly and concisely.

- Works well with others in a team environment and possesses strong communication skills.

- Attention to detail and a willingness and ability to learn new tasks.

- Strong focus on health and safety.

- Valid driving licence.

- Right to work in the UK without restriction.

Benefits Include:-

- Competitive Salary

- 25 days Holiday + bank holidays

- Bike to Work Scheme   

- Company Pension Scheme

- Share Ownership after qualifying period       

- Life Assurance