Engineering Geologist

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We have been instructed to recruit for a freelance Engineering Geologist for one of the biggest civils projects in the South West, the Hinckley Point C. The sections of works you will be undertaking include earthworks, civil & structural engineering works and new road construction so your previous background in these areas will stand you in good stead for the work which you will be undertaking.
The project is being managed by two international companies who are working in partnership so this is a prime opportunity for you to work with two established organisations who span multiple sectors including rail, power, water, building and natural resources. Not only are they working on the Hinkley Point project but also have a number of projects which will also give you scope for progression and the possibility of seeking permanent employment if you so desire.
As an engineering geologist, your responsibilities will include the following;
  • consult geological maps and aerial photographs to advise on site selection
  • assist with the design of built structures, using specialised computer software or calculations
  • collate data and produce reports
  • oversee the progress of specific contracts
  • plan detailed field investigations by drilling and analysing samples of deposits/bedrock
  • supervise site and ground investigations
  • visit new project sites
  • advise on and test a range of construction materials, for example sand, gravel, bricks and clay
  • make recommendations on the proposed use of a site and provide information
  • advise on problems such as subsidence
  • manage staff, including other engineering geologists, geotechnical engineers, consultants and contractors
  • Attend professional conferences and represent the company or organisation at other events.
If you believe you can undertake the responsibilities of this position, you will also need to demonstrate:
  • Previously worked as a Engineering Geologist
  • Heavy civils or Bulk earthworks experience
  • Completed construction related degree or HNC
  • Hold a valid CSCS certification
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