Senior Site Investigation Engineer

Senior Site Investigation Engineer


  • Permanent
  • Y&H
  • Posted 4 weeks ago

We are looking for a Site Investigation Engineer to join our team in Leeds. This is an excellent opportunity for to join an established Leeds geo-environment team of 25 staff, part of the Client’s 90 strong national geo-environmental resource. The Leeds team provides ground investigation, geotechnical and geo-environmental consultancy services including for a broad range of private and public sector clients.

Your main duties and responsibilities will be supervision of geotechnical and geo-environmental ground investigations, largely in the north of England and with some sites across the UK.

Our experienced team members will offer mentoring and we will tailor your training and development accordingly to achieve your own personal goals, providing the specific support you need to reach your potential.

The role will include paid overtime at rates up to double time, and payment of an Inconvenience Allowance for site works exceeding 12 hours per day.


Skills, Knowledge and Experience
• You will hold a degree in geology or similar.
• You will have previous experience in ground investigation, including logging of soil and rock to BS5930, managing of site works, groundwater and ground gas monitoring.
• You will be willing spend much of your time on site, mostly within the north of England and often within 1 to 2 hours of the Leeds office. On occasion sites will be further afield and may require overnights stays, with all expenses covered by the Client
• You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be IT literate such that you can write clear, concise factual reports.
• You must have a good understanding of health, safety and environmental management, as applied to ground investigation.
• You must have a full, preferably clean, driving license.
• You will be a team player with strong social, interpersonal and communication skills.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience
• CSCS card relevant to the position
• SMSTS training
• Cat and Genny training
• First Aid training
• Experience with the Holebase / Openground suite of software
• Understanding of Health and Safety including preparing health and safety documentation
• Preparing ground investigation works including booking subcontractors
• Writing factual reports and data processing
• Quoting and tendering for ground investigation works
• Mentoring and managing junior staff

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