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Geo-environmental Engineer

Salary £25,000 - £30,000
Location Romsey, Southampton
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

The Geosciences division within RSK Group plc, is one of the UK’s largest geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies. 

The company now has an exciting opportunity for a Geo-environmental Consultant to join the growing team in Romsey.  Working alongside an experienced team you will get involved with a vast array of development projects.

Geo-environmental Consultant- Romsey (Flexible working)

A Geo-Environmental Consultant responsible for 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 predominantly responsible for assisting with projects in the South East (but could be in other areas of the UK). More specifically you will be

  • Running and/or supporting Phase I & II geo-environmental ground investigations for all scales of projects and types of site with senior support as necessary
  • Undertaking site works using a variety of intrusive investigation methods;
  • Soil logging to current UK standards, including laboratory scheduling;
  • Undertaking ground gas, vapour and groundwater monitoring;
  • Writing factual and interpretative reports including quantitative risk assessment;
  • Supervising remediation and earthworks projects (training provided);
  • Liaising with clients, regulators and internal specialists (as necessary).

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 1-3 years specific relevant experience;
  • An understanding of geology, ground investigation works, contaminated land, geotechnics;
  • Basic knowledge of planning legislation;
  • 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

  • £25,000 - £30,000, depending on experience
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme, including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development 
  • Access to mental health support
  • Professional financial advice
  • Discounted gym memberships

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

RSK is a leading environmental, engineering and technical services group providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. We know that the world faces some very significant challenges in the years to come. The United Nations are referring to the ‘Decade of Action’, saying that we have “ten years to transform our world” and to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals. RSK is on a mission to deliver solutions which will help to address these major global challenges, reshaping our natural and built environments and creating a more sustainable future. We need an outstanding workforce to help us achieve this. Do you have what it takes?

RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” Today, we are a group of over 120 businesses, many of which operate under different brands, employing over 7,000 employees worldwide. We plan to keep growing and are looking for professionals who have the passion, skills, and spirit needed to grow with us.

Since the beginning, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and reward talented people. Employees are at the heart of our business, and we recognise that our success is founded on the talent of our people. As a company, we want you to share in our achievements and we want to be a conduit for your success. RSK prides itself on providing employees with a rewarding and challenging career by encouraging continuing professional development and enabling employees to reach their full potential. Despite our growing numbers, we are determined to maintain the people-centric culture that RSK was built on, fostering entrepreneurialism, and applying a caring and compassionate approach to all that we do.

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