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Geotechnical Consultant

Posted 8 March by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Geotechnical Consultant

Your new company
This is a great opportunity to join a well-established but rapidly growing company, to assist their further expansion in the region. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years' experience in consultancy with a broad range of geo-environmental skills used to evaluate issues associated with ownership and development of brownfield and potentially contaminated land. The role requires a technical background in contaminated land, engineering geology and / or geotechnics, including site investigation management and report writing experience.

Your new role
Responsibilities will include technical input to projects, including supporting / preparing proposals, project planning, management of resources (office or site based) and sub-contractors (where required), Site supervision, completion of appropriate scheduling of laboratory testing (where necessary), site monitoring, data assessment, factual and interpretative reporting and financial management

What you'll need to succeed

  • Full UK Driving Licence essential;
  • Site investigation design, supervision and management;
  • Excellent understanding of geology and field descriptions in accordance with BS:5930 (2015);
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels within the business, with clients, subcontractors and other third parties (regulators, statutory consultees, etc)
  • Development of conceptual site models, undertaking of generic quantitative risk assessments (GQRAs) and ground gas risk assessments in accordance with current UK guidance;
  • Track record in the production of factual and interpretative reports, including Desk Studies / PRAs (Phase 1) and Site Investigation reports (Phase 2);
  • Good understanding of relevant UK legislation and guidance, including Part llA of the 1990 Environmental Protection Act, CLEA, CLR11 and BS:10175.

What you'll get in return
Career progression, fun but professional working atmosphere, Medical care, Pension, Competitive Salary

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