Vacancies for Geologists, Engineering Geologists, Geotechnical Engineers, Geo-environmental Engineers and Environmental Scientists

Following continuing strong company growth and increasing client wins Geoinvestigate is looking to recruit Geologists, Engineering Geologists, Geotechnical Engineers, Geo-environmental Engineers and Environmental Scientists based in our Windermere/Cumbria or Stokesley/North Yorkshire Offices.

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We are looking for Geoscientists to work with us on a broad range of projects involving land contamination, housing development, building subsidence and mining hazard. Both office locations offer the freedom to escape city commutes and live and work instead in a semi-rural environment. The Lake District has recently been awarded World Heritage Status by UNESCO while Stokesley is a charming historic market town set within a stone’s throw from the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors National Park.

Geoinvestigate offers a dynamic, innovative, creative and caring work environment. Working and growing professionally with us will give you the opportunity to take control of your career from the onset. You will reap rewards by helping us to expand the company’s business opportunities both in the North East and North West of England and elsewhere across the UK.

Why Geoinvestigate?

Geoinvestigate is a growing, dynamic and innovative consultancy. Our goal is to provide high quality services on geotechnical, geological and geo-environmental matters to our client’s. We are innovative and ambitious to do well both for the company, ourselves and our team at Geoinvestigate. We value loyalty, hard work and commitment and are looking for people who share similar values as we vigorously seek to expand our business.
Geoinvestigate offers the opportunity to thrive in an alternative work environment – one in which you are not a cog in a corporate machine – nor are you pigeon holed into performing the same task day in day out without the opportunity to develop your skills and advance your career without limit. Geoinvestigate is a place where you are valued, you can share your ideas, they count and they are implemented.
Our staff are proud of what they do, they are always wanting to improve and provide the best service they can and they see a long term future where they can thrive, grow and flourish with us.

Core Skills and Duties

Working with other geologists, geo-environmentalists, environmental scientists and geo-technicians, you will benefit from being part of a larger team of specialists providing geo-consultancy services and undertaking a wide range of geo-investigations throughout the North and across the UK. You will be the direct link between Geoinvestigate and our clients. You will gain hands on training from our experienced engineers who have considerable expertise in the industry. You will develop the skill set and mindset to investigate, evaluate and report on geo-environmental risk and deliver effective solutions for a wide range of projects of varying complexity.

Preferably candidates should have prior site investigation experience and/or a relevant geoscience MSc though this not a pre-requisite for applying. We are also looking for recent graduates with a good relevant geoscience degree in engineering geology, geotechnical engineering, geophysics, mining or environmental science.

Your Activities and Responsibilities include

Communicating with business clients.
Keeping up to date with developments and advances in the geo-environmental sector including current best practice, technical guidance and regulation..
Visiting sites across the UK and supervising a wide range of geo-investigations covering building subsidence, gas and land contamination, mining stability, slope stability, sinkhole mitigation and natural radon hazard.
Winning new clients by actively promoting the company and seeking out new business contacts and opportunities.
Providing job quotes and keeping within budget limits.
Ensuring job deadlines are feasible and are kept.
Identifying and mitigating hazards and risks both in the workplace, to Geoinvestigate as a business and in the technical services and advice we provide to industry.
Data collection, manipulation, analysis and its presentation in professional report form.
CPD or continuing professional development through in-house or external training courses, schemes and awards and membership of professional bodies.

Key Skills

We are looking for the applicants to be able to demonstrate the following skills:

Good professional geoscience skills both academic, written and communication.
A high level of organizational and time management skills
Good people skills and the ability to work confidently with a range of colleagues and clients
The ability to motivate both themselves and the team and to be a team player
A professional outlook and manner
Flexible problem solver with the ability to think on your feet and improvise when required
Good business sense and the ability to cost jobs and work to budgets
Willingness to travel to client sites across the UK requiring overnight stays
Since this job involves travel, applicants must hold a clean UK driving license

If you believe you have the right skills and are enthusiastic to grow our business and reap the rewards with us contact Ross Nicolson or Stuart Howe now and let’s talk about joining our team.