Graduate Geotechnical Engineer - Durham

Location
Durham
Salary
£23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
04 Jul 2018
Closes
01 Aug 2018
Ref
RC48
Contact
Ronnie Cooke
Job Type
Permanent

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic Graduate Geotechnical Engineer to join a leading global multi-disciplinary Consultancy, based near Durham.

This role will enable you to complete Ground Investigations, perform in-situ testing and sampling on a variety of projects, often those within areas of seismic activity and with environmental sensitivity.

Candidates are required to have a strong degree in a relevant discipline including Geotechnics, Geology, Civil Engineering or similar. Having a MSc in a geotechnical field would be advantageous, but is not essential.

As a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer, your responsibilities will include:

  • Visiting sites to monitor and collect data
  • Interpreting and analysing data
  • Soil and Rock Logging in accordance with current standards
  • Assisting in Ground Investigations of superficial deposits and bedrock
  • Conducting in-situ testing and sampling
  • Liaising with colleagues and suppliers
  • Keeping accurate records
  • Report writing

Full training will be provided, and there are excellent developmental opportunities.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, adaptable with a 'hands on' approach and be a great team player as well as being capable of working on your own initiative.

In order to be considered for this role, candidates must have knowledge of Ground Investigation techniques, and be passionate about working outdoors.

Relevant industry experience would be desirable, but is not required.

Having a CSCS card and a First Aid certificate would be advantageous.

As the successful candidate will be required to visit sites away from the office, candidates must have a clean UK driver's licence.

This role offers a competitive salary along with benefits and career progression opportunities within a well-established consultancy.

Commutable locations include: Newcastle, Darlington, Bedlington and Carlisle.

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 365 006 or email ronnie.cooke@penguinrecruitment.co.uk . We have many more vacancies available on our website at www.penguinrecruitment.co.uk. This is a permanent role.

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

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