Ground Engineer

Location: Tonbridge, Kent Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Sector: Engineering, Utilities & Infrastructure Type: Permanent
Contact: Ashleigh Hicks Job Published: 17 days ago

£18 - 21k

We now have a unique opportunity for a Ground Engineer with ideally 1-5 years relevant industry experience, to enter a career in the geological sector and join Tonbridge team.

What will be expected for the successful Ground Engineer:

The successful Ground Engineer will be responsible for assisting with site investigation work across the UK as directed by the Project Manager or other project staff. All project work must be carried out with due diligence, adhered to by the procedures & completed within the given cost budgets and time scales agreed. Good communication is required to inform/liaise with other project staff and sometimes the client periodically with updates & any issues raised. More specifically you will be:

* Undertaking preliminary risk assessments (phase 1 desk studies) and intrusive ground investigations
* Soil and rock logging to current geotechnical standards, including laboratory scheduling
* Collating data and report writing
* Managing site activities and subcontractors

Desired experience for the Ground Engineer:

* Previous site work experiences an advantage (including trial pitting and drilling supervision)
* Person Specification:
* BSc degree level qualified in geology/civil engineering or a related environmental subject essential
* MSc in a geotechnical/civil engineering or environmental discipline preferable, but not essential
* Be able to log samples to BS 5930+A2 technical standards
* A good knowledge of the principal soil and rock strata encountered in the UK
* Familiar with and be able to interpret geological maps and published geological data
* A basic understanding of water, ground and soil gas monitoring techniques
* Ability to follow instruction, be self-motivated, exhibit a proactive approach, work well within a team environment and willing to be flexible to work nationally or internationally if the occasion arises
* Excellent written and oral skills
* Valid UK driving license essential

Salary and benefits:
Salary depending on experience
Contributory Pension Scheme
A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare voucher, private health care, cycle to work scheme. Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organization. As a company, ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.

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