Geo-Environmental Engineer

PWS Technical Services (UK) LTD
£25000 - £30000/annum plus package
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Geo-Environmental Engineer

Our client is proud to be one of the UK’s leading Geotechnical & Ground Engineering contractors, and has earned an enviable reputation for quality, innovation and customer service. The business is represented throughout the UK by a network of regional offices, each offering a full and varied portfolio of project disciplines. This enables them to provide all their clients with the most efficient, reliable and value-engineered solution, regardless of a project’s size or location. Our client has all appropriate UK, European and International industry standards to ensure safety, procurement and working practices are adhered to. The dedicated staff are involved in a comprehensive ongoing training programme designed to ensure they are equipped to meet the changing needs of this exciting industry.

Our client is focused on building upon their history and reputation of quality workmanship and timely project completion. The company actively promote partnering through all of their contracts and are committed to achieving continual improvement with the objective of increasing their performance, future opportunities and making their workplace a platform for employee excellence.

Due to continued growth our client is now looking to appoint a Geo-Environmental Engineer to operationally assist in the development and delivery of numerous contracts by undertaking field work, interpretative report writing and site duties in the areas of; contaminated land and waste, environmental management ground stabilisation, land / soil remediation / reclamation and drilling & grouting. This position will play a key role in the growth of the business stream, and you will be asked to follow specifications efficiently whilst also seeking innovative approaches to delivering clients’ needs.

The Role

• Supervision of ground investigations, soil sampling and environmental monitoring, including trial pits, window sampling and bore hole logging etc
• Safe, profitable and timely delivery / management of all assigned responsibilities on numerous sites and projects
• Input to proposal writing, and factual / interpretative reporting / report writing
• Providing first class customer service to existing and new clients
• As part of a close knit team you will actively contribute towards the successful delivery of the Division’s business plan and targets
• Ensure professional relationships (internal / external) are developed and maintained to maximise the opportunity to successfully procure and profitably assist in the delivery of projects
• To oversee, manage and co-ordinate with the relevant project team members to ensure that information flow and progress is achieved
• To work closely with the Directors and other members of the team to ensure that the company position is maintained at the highest potential level
• To manage and co-ordinate information and the communication process both within the team and to external bodies
• To work and dispense your accountabilities proactively and effectively, helping to ensure that individual and team targets are achieved or exceeded
• To attend weekly / monthly progress meetings
• To ensure that any arising issues are managed to the requirements of the company procedures and remain of prime importance

The Person

• Able to demonstrate a stable career path within a recognised environmental / geotechnical / geological / ground engineering consultancy or contractor, ideally with experience of a wide variation of schemes
• Ideally you will have experience of soil and water sampling, supervision of site investigations and factual / interpretative reporting skills on a range of projects
• Possess relevant qualifications with good communication skills and be commercially aware
• A strong customer focused engagement style and able to understand a client’s requirements
• Excellent IT skills including MS Office applications, and a selection of industry specific specialist packages
• Able to operate hands-on in a non-confrontational manner and thrive in a team orientated environment
• Able to demonstrate sound commercial acumen but with the ability to delegate necessary responsibility against deadlines
• Disciplined experience of regular progress / project reporting procedures
• Should have presence, be well presented and outward going
• Must have excellent time management skills and be able to effectively prioritise
• Open to new ideas, not set in their ways able to think laterally
• A motivator and team player who is able to evaluate problems or issues and offer solutions

This challenging and exciting opportunity requires a qualified individual from a environmental / geotechnical / geological / ground engineering background who can join a thriving and growing team, and further develop their skills and experience in the Geo-environmental arena. In return, a competitive basic salary plus extensive benefits package is on offer for the successful candidate, along with longevity / security of work given the company’s commitment to growth and multiple, long running frameworks and projects

We are committed to equal opportunities. We wish to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and appointed solely on their suitability for the post irrespective of race, gender, age, disability, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, marital/civil partnership status, religion/belief or nationality