Environmental Monitoring Engineers (12 month fixed term contract)

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Environmental Monitoring Engineers (12 month fixed term contract)

Fugro is the world’s leading independent provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions.

We are looking for confident, talented and innovative individuals to join our Land Site Characterisation Team based in Wallingford; this team specialises in the collection, processing and interpretation of earth science and engineering data.

Our Environmental Monitoring Team visit a range of sites to collect environmental samples of groundwater and ground gas from pre-installed ground monitoring wells utilising a range of pumping and sampling techniques. On site monitoring of ground water levels and quality parameters as well as ground gas concentrations using a range of equipment will also be required.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Liaising with the Geoenvironmental Coordinator and/or Team Leader to plan monitoring and sampling visits
  • Recording project progress against programmes
  • Maintaining all equipment and liaising with the Geoenvironmental Coordinator for ordering and storage of consumables and to maintain calibration of probes and monitoring equipment
  • To manage sample transport and tracking to nominated analytical chemistry laboratories under the supervision of the Geoenvironmental Coordinator
  • Aid the Team Leader with other site and office activities as required.
  • Administer laboratory testing programmes
  • Check field data, prepare and submit records
  • Collate technical data, prepare factual reports, desk studies and interpretative reports for review
  • Understand the terms of procurement of our services to ensure that our contractual interests can be safeguarded and commercial opportunities are recognised and pursued

Successful applicants will have:

  • A degree in Geology, Earth Science or Environmental discipline. An MSc in Engineering Geology/ Soil Mechanics/ Geotechnics or a similar qualification relevant to the ground investigation industry would be an advantage. GCSE’s (Including English and maths grade C or above).
  • Experience of data collection, specifically numerical recording of readings from technical equipment would be an advantage
  • The ability to work remotely and independently across our selection of outdoor sites
  • A full driving licence
  • Experience of groundwater and gas sampling and monitoring techniques is preferable but not essential as full training will be given as required

The following skills are required:

  • Proficiency with basic Microsoft Office packages
  • Adaptability, the ability to successfully prioritise workload, confident communication skills and an appreciation for the importance of accurate data
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills

The role is predominantly site based with daily travel. Some short periods staying away from home will be required.

Our successful candidates will receive a competitive salary and benefits packages.

Reference: 35774493

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