Geo-Environmental Engineer

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
Competative
Posted
06 Jul 2018
Closes
06 Aug 2018
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Summary

 

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