Assistant Geo-Environmental Scientist - Guildford

£25000 - £30000 per annum
08 Jun 2018
06 Jul 2018
Ronnie Cooke
Job Type

My client, a leading Development and Infrastructure Consultancy, is seeking a dynamic Assistant Geo-Environmental Scientist to join an established team, near Guildford.

This exciting role will give you the opportunity to work with a team of experienced engineers, planners and economists in a variety of geo-environmental and geotechnical projects.

Candidates are required to have a strong degree in a relevant discipline such as Geology, Environmental Science or Earth Sciences, including modules in Geology and Maths.

Having a Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Contaminated Land Environmental Management or equivalent would be advantageous, but not essential.

Responsibilities include:

  • Phase 1 Ground Condition Assessment Reports, desk studies including Tier 1 qualitative risk assessments
  • Phase 2 Site Investigations
  • Field sampling and monitoring of land gas, ground and surface waters
  • Geo-environmental data assessments, analysis and reports including risk assessments using commercial models such as CLEA and RTM
  • Liaising with in-house and external clients on a variety of projects
  • Remediation for land development sites
  • Specification, procurement and supervision of remedial schemes
  • Site acquisition
  • Site construction
  • Site and office based work

Further requirements include:

  • Experience of soil and rock logging
  • Knowledge of soil and water chemistry laboratory methods and scheduling
  • An interest in and knowledge of contaminated land and remediation
  • Computer literacy in MS Office suite and software such as CLEA and Holebase.

It is essential that applicants have demonstrable experience of working for a UK consultancy, with a strong understanding of Geo-Environmental principles including soil and groundwater chemistry and hydrogeology.

Having experience of quantitative risk assessment methods and/or software, Haswaste online and Materials Management Plans would also be advantageous.

Candidates must be enthusiastic team players with good communication skills in order to liaise with a wide range of stakeholders. Taking on new challenges to learn and expand knowledge is encouraged in this role.

This role offers a competitive salary, training and opportunities for career development throughout the UK.

If this role is of interest to you or if you are searching for other roles relating to Geotechnical or Geoenvironmental Engineering please do not hesitate to contact Ronnie Cooke on 01792 362015 or email . We have many more vacancies available on our website at This is a permanent role.

Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.

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