Principal Engineering Geologist

West Yorkshire
£40,000 - £45,000 + package

A great, permanent, opportunity exists for Principal Engineering Geologists to join the Operations team of a leading force in the U.K Geotechnical Sector.

As Principal Engineer, you will manage day to day operational control of multiple contracts of all sizes, focusing on safety, quality, productivity, cost control, performance to programme and customer service


Duties include but not limited to- 

  • Assist Contracts and Operational Management in allocating rigs and labour to contracts and ensuring efficient use of resources.
  • Meeting clients/clients' representatives
  • Supervision and management of multiple contract works ensuring the works are carried out correctly
  • Training Juniors
  • Direct drilling & grouting contracts, establishment of grid/borehole locations, execution of grouting works, grout production, quality control, sampling, preparation and review of laboratory test schedules, preparation and checking of correct technical output
  • Monitoring progress and attend progress meetings with client
  • ·Identify and pursue cost reduction and efficiency initiative


Requirements for this position -

  • Degree qualified in Geology/Civil Engineering
  • Extensive experience in the Geotechnical industry
  • 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


This is an excellent opportunity to join a company who offer training and development, including support through the Pathway to Chartership

If you are interested, please apply here now.