Senior engineering geologist in leeds in leeds, United Kingdom

at Randstad Engineering
Location leeds, United Kingdom
Date Posted August 22, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


job description Do you love being out in the field, Knee deep in Soil ?We are growing is the key here and we are searching for the first class candidates that are in our market place and we are looking for mixed applicants, Trainee and Senior Engineering Geologists to join us. This is an exciting opportunity for those with a solid understanding of UK geology who are looking for their next challenge and the opportunity to increase knowledge and responsibility.Working in a fast paced, varied role, you will be required to manage day to day operational site control of contracts of varying sizes within the UK, focusing on safety, quality, productivity, cost control, performance to programme and customer service.You will work on site (nationwide) and in the Leeds office (I must stress there are a multitude of Hubs including Cambridgeshire), managing fieldwork activities, including assisting with the preparation of health and safety documentation before and during any site works, together with collating of data, and scheduling the analysis of soil and water samples, along with report writing.Key TasksDuties will include but not be limited to: * Site based support of ground investigations, including supervision of sub-contractors and providing assistance to sub-contractors as required. * Fieldwork including soil logging, geotechnical soils testing and scheduling. * Monitoring and sampling. * Management of sample storage and dispatch to geotechnical and chemical testing laboratories. * Data collation, review and interpretation. * Preparation of desk studies and ground investigation reports. * Providing logistics assistance to more senior staff. * Assist in the preparation of Health and Safety documentation prior to and during the site phase of work, to ensure that all work is delivered in line with procedures and processes and to the highest safety, health and environmental standards.Knowledge and Experience required You should be well organised and relatively independent and have a strong focus on problem solving. The successful candidate will be flexible and keen to take a pro-active role in all aspects of the company operations and development.You will need to have good commercial awareness to ensure the works perform on time and within budget, and be able to support and engage a motivated, effective and safety conscious workforce.You must be fully flexible to work across the UK for specific projects or longer-term assignments.You will ideally have a minimum of 3 years experience of working within the Ground Investigation market, including trial pitting and drilling supervision.In addition to the above, you will need a degree level qualification in geology or civil engineering, be in possession of a full clean UK driving licence, together with good reporting writing skills, attention to detail and the ability to work both as part of a team and alone.What do we offer you I hear you ask ?, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes a contributory pension scheme, private medical cover, life assurance, and flexible benefits such as additional holiday purchase. We also offer training and development opportunities, including support through the Pathway to Chartership.Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. skills detailing qualification BSc

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