Assistant Geologist

  • Construction Jobs
  • Kent
  • Mar 23, 2022
Permanent Construction

Job Description

About the role: This is an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Geologist to join an enthusiastic team delivering ground investigation and geotechnical services to a wide range of clients across the UK. This role would suit either a recent graduate or someone with up to two years’ industry experience. Reporting to a Project Manager, the successful applicant will be joining an experienced and enthusiastic GI Operations team and will be responsible for delivering ground investigation and geotechnical services to a wide-ranging client base predominantly located in the South East and London, working in a wide variety of sectors including major infrastructure (e.g. highways and rail), utilities, residential and commercial. Quality driven, our client is a leading provider of ground investigation to the infrastructure sector. They are now seeking an Assistant Geologist with UK ground investigation experience to help deliver their service to the South East region. You will: Confident and knowledgeable of ground investigation techniques Help prepare Health & Safety documentation prior to and during the site works phase, as well as assisting with managing the Health & Safety of operatives and promoting a safe working environment. Assisting with the planning, supervision and programming of Ground Investigation projects at locations predominantly in the South East of England. Logging of Soil and Rock in accordance with the specification and BS5930:2015. Keeping accurate field records of tasks performed. Performing in‐situ testing and sampling in accordance with the specification and current technical standards. Liaise with Clients / Engineers / Main Contractors throughout the site works phase. Post site work visits to undertake monitoring and sampling. Managing and collating site data using company software systems. Be able to compile factual reports. Carry out work in accordance with company Health and Safety rules. Communicative, organised, flexible and committed, you must also have: Qualified to degree level in a geotechnical discipline Full UK Driving Licence Computer literate and competent in use of MS Office to create spreadsheets and documents for effective reporting, communication and record keeping. In return, on offer is a competitive salary, and all the benefits of working for a dynamic and growing organisation including generous holidays, company pension and discounts on high street shopping. With over 100 years of history, our client is a leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, operating across three sectors and offering a wide range of technical expertise and accredited services, including consultancy. Proud of their innovative nature, customer focus and drive to continually improve, they put people at the heart of what they do, employing people throughout a large network of UKAS accredited laboratories and offices