Engineering Geologist

Posted 19 January 2024
Job type Contract
Contact NameNic Yates

Job description

Our Client is a leading engineering consultancy specializing in site investigation and geotechnical services across the United Kingdom. With a commitment to delivering high-quality solutions to our clients, we are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Site Investigation Engineering Geologist to join our dynamic team.


  1. Site Investigation Planning:

    • Develop comprehensive site investigation plans in collaboration with project managers, ensuring alignment with client requirements and industry standards.

    • Conduct thorough desk studies to gather relevant geological and environmental information.

  2. Field Work:

    • Execute on-site investigations, including soil and rock sampling, borehole logging, and geophysical surveys.

    • Oversee drilling operations and ensure adherence to safety protocols.

    • Conduct geological mapping and provide real-time analysis of subsurface conditions.

  3. Data Analysis and Reporting:

    • Analyze laboratory test results and field data to generate accurate geological and geotechnical reports.

    • Prepare detailed technical reports highlighting key findings, interpretations, and recommendations.

  4. Client Interaction:

    • Collaborate with clients to understand project requirements and communicate findings effectively.

    • Provide expert advice and recommendations based on geological assessments.

  5. Quality Assurance:

    • Ensure that site investigation activities comply with relevant industry standards and health and safety regulations.

    • Implement quality control measures to guarantee the accuracy and reliability of data.

  6. Team Collaboration:

    • Work closely with multidisciplinary teams, including engineers and environmental specialists, to integrate geological data into overall project design and planning.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Geology, Geological Engineering, or a related field. Master's degree is a plus.

  • Proven experience in site investigation and engineering geology, with a minimum of [X] years in a similar role.

  • Knowledge of UK geology and familiarity with relevant standards and regulations.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient in the use of geological software and data analysis tools.

  • Membership in a relevant professional organization is desirable.