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Engineering Geologist
Surrey (Full Time, Permanent)
£25,000 - £34,000 / Year
Engineering Geologist - Surrey
Our clients are one of the UK's leading geotechnical contractors with a proven capability in all elements of ground investigation and stabilisation. Due to recent growth, they are currently looking for an Engineering Geologist to join their team based in Surrey

Main Purpose of the Job
To manage day to day operational site control of contracts within the UK, focusing on safety, quality, productivity, cost control, performance to programme and customer service.
Travel to sites will be required to ensure that excellent performance and client relations.

Engineering Geologists will:
Produce safety documentation (including CDM Safety Plan) where required, method statements and quality plans as required.

Provide assistance to management team, in liaison with safety, quality, commercial and estimating departments.

Request procurement of plant & equipment for contracts where required.

Ensuring plant and equipment is suitable and efficiently utilised

Implement & direct, where required, trial pit and borehole location and sampling (ensuring safe methods of work are employed), execution of grouting works, grout production, quality control, specifying in-situ testing, logging of soils & rock (BS5930/Eurocodes) as directed, preparation and review of laboratory test schedules, control of samples, preparation and checking of contract technical output (borehole logs & test results).

Manage and maintain all contract correspondence and production of contract reports.

Knowledge and Experience required

Candidates must have:
a Civil Engineering / Geology related Degree or equivalent qualification.
Experience within the geotechnical industry with solid understanding of ground conditions, Drilling and Site Investigation works
Good understanding of geotechnical processes and contract management.
Excellent understanding of written English and good standard of letter writing.
Strong IT skills, including Microsoft office, database maintenance and reporting.
Excellent communication skills.
Good interpersonal skills to liaise with clients and members of the regional team.
Commercial knowledge and experience/level of contractual awareness
Good customer-service focus and a professional approach.
Full UK driving licence.

The role involves frequent travel throughout the UK, visiting sites, including periods of site based work where required.

In return our client is offering a salary of £25-34k plus benefits, these include 26 days holiday, above average Company Contributory pension scheme, Life Assurance, Private Medical Cover, and optional benefits such as Leavesave, Medicash etc.