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Senior Ground Engineer

Salary Up to £45,000
Location: Castleford, UK
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Structural Soils part of the RSK Group in Castleford undertakes ground investigation contracts throughout the north of England as well as tying in with the company nationally to support on major projects. Projects are undertaken for all sectors but traditionally rail and public sector projects form a large proportion of the contracts. Due to growth in the business we are now looking for a Senior Ground Engineer to join our team.


  • As a Senior member of the team you will be expected to lead or assist in the delivery of geotechnical projects and will therefore be able to demonstrate strong technical, commercial and project management capabilities. 
  • Managing sizable ground and site investigation contracts including the production of interpretive reports
  • Reviewing geotechnical studies at feasibility stage of projects
  • Mentoring staff and checking technical reports related to geotechnical engineering
  • Management and Supervision of site investigation works and projects in the following sectors: house builders, commercial property developers, public sector bodies, manufacturing and industrial
  • Effectively communicating with clients and colleagues to build strong working relationships with the aim of meeting and exceeding client expectations
  • Manage projects to meet both commercial and technical requirements and delivering appropriate solutions wherever necessary
  • Assisting with identified and generation of new business opportunities
  • Stewardship of health and safety in accordance with company standards and guidelines

Desired experience:

  • Typically 5 – 8 years experience.
  • Bachelors and Master degree in geology/civil engineering or a related environmental subject essential
  • Practical experience in supervising and managing Ground Investigations.
  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills
  • Able to plan and prioritise workload
  • Client driven with the ability to motivate and engage with immediate colleagues and those across the wider RSK business
  • Knowledge of contaminated land and planning legislation an advantage
  • Full, clean driving licence essential
  • Chartered status a benefit

Salary and benefits:

  • Up to £45,000 depending on experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • 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, we are committed to supporting candidates through the Pathway to Chartership.

The RSK Group are an equal opportunities employer

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RSK will not accept unsolicited CVs from agencies other than RSK PSL or Secondary agencies. 

As one of the UK's leading providers of integrated geotechnical and geoenvironmental site-investigations services, our mission is to deliver contracts of any size, in any location, and virtually any scope! We need a great team to do that and are always seeking dedicated professionals with relevant qualifications and experience.

With a 57-year history, we are a growing team of civil engineers, geologists, engineering geologists, chemists, and environmental scientists. We work for a diverse range of clients, from private individuals seeking advice on house subsidence to multinational energy companies looking to construct new power stations, and everyone in-between. Join us and grow your career with one of the premier ground investigation contractors in the UK.

Structural Soils is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. 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, RSK Group consists of over 120 businesses and employs over 7,000 specialists. The group is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has an established presence in more than 40 countries around the world.

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