Graduate Geo-Environmental Consultant/Engineer
Salary: Commensurate with experience Location: Belfast
The Geoscience services within RSK Group, is one of the UK and Ireland’s largest geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies with ambitious plans for growth in the future. The company now has an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Geo-environmental Consultant/engineer to join the team RSK Ireland team in Belfast. Working alongside an experienced team you will get involved with a vast array of projects predominately within the housing, commercial property, energy and manufacturing sector. The company has a wide portfolio of clients in a number of sectors including marine, industry, energy and property. In addition, the company are particularly proud of the work that they have undertaken in the property sector where over the last 15 years they have undertaken work at various sites across Northern Ireland. Graduate Geo-environmental Consultant/engineer – Belfast The successful candidate will be qualified with a Geology / Environmental related degree and have an interest in site investigations techniques, monitoring and contaminated land assessment. Any site experience will also be an advantage. Responsibilities:
Managing fieldwork activities and subcontractors on site. Candidate should expect to be on site 3 to 4 days a week (within working hours).
Intrusive site investigations for contaminated land purposes with soil and rock logging to current standards
Collection of groundwater and ground gas monitoring data on sites across Northern Ireland.
Assisting project managers with data input/entry, data management and production of drawings.
Undertaking Preliminary Risk Assessments / Preliminary site Assessments (Phase 1 Desk Studies) and search of various databases
Supporting and co-ordinating a variety of projects on site and from the office in Belfast.
Preparing health and safety documentation, booking subcontractors and scheduling soil and groundwater samples for analytical testing.
BSc degree level qualified in Geology, Environmental science or related subject.
MSc in Engineering Geology/Engineering or Contaminated Land related subjects preferable, but not essential.
Knowledge of Excel to handle data and interpret data.
QGIS, ARCgis, CAD or similar data management/software knowledge is a significant advantage.
Previous experience would be an advantage.
Understanding of laboratory testing and interpreting results.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Prepared to work as part of a team or as an individual.
Candidates must be willing to spend a significant amount of their working day out on site, in various environments.
Full driving licence and access to a car (however we do have a limited number of company vans).
RSK is a leading environmental, engineering and technical services group providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. We know that the world faces some very significant challenges in the years to come. The United Nations are referring to the ‘Decade of Action’, saying that we have “ten years to transform our world” and to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals. RSK is on a mission to deliver solutions which will help to address these major global challenges, reshaping our natural and built environments and creating a more sustainable future. We need an outstanding workforce to help us achieve this. Do you have what it takes? RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” Today, we are a group of over 120 businesses, many of which operate under different brands, employing over 7,000 employees worldwide. We plan to keep growing and are looking for professionals who have the passion, skills, and spirit needed to grow with us. Since the beginning, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and reward talented people. Employees are at the heart of our business, and we recognise that our success is founded on the talent of our people. As a company, we want you to share in our achievements and we want to be a conduit for your success. RSK prides itself on providing employees with a rewarding and challenging career by encouraging continuing professional development and enabling employees to reach their full potential. Despite our growing numbers, we are determined to maintain the people-centric culture that RSK was built on, fostering entrepreneurialism, and applying a caring and compassionate approach to all that we do.