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Graduate Scientist / Field Technician, cbec/RSK


Salary €30,000 Location Remote, Ireland


The Vacancy

cbec, a member of RSK Group is looking for a Graduate Scientist / Field Technicianwho will be based in Ireland to join our growing team on a full-time, permanent basis.

The primary role, initially, will be in undertaking literature reviews, field data collection, geomorphological surveys, and sediment sampling for the purposes of sustainable river management and research. The position will involve a combination of on-site data collection and desk-based processing and analysis. Training will be given across the full range of cbec’s field-based services in addition to a suite of desk-based skills (e.g. GIS and AutoCAD). This training will provide the successful candidate with the means to develop their career and interests at cbec across our service and focus areas. We are looking for candidates based in, or prepared to relocate to, Ireland.

Responsibilities

  • Literature reviews and data mining from governmental reports, academic publications, and grey literature

  • Perform GIS analysis for fluvial geomorphic research (e.g. DEM processing, satellite products, geomorphic/geologic mapping, flood hazards, hydrological data, sedimentological and geophysical digital products

  • Supporting topographic, morphological, hydrological, or other physical river assessments

  • Processing collected data and generating required outputs

  • Provision of technical input to project reports and proposals

  • Communicating regularly with project managers and other technical team members

Qualification and Experience

  • Be educated to at least degree level in a relevant subject, with an interest/ understanding of river environments (e.g. physical geography, environmental science or related fields)

  • Be eligible to work in Ireland

  • A willingness to travel and undertake fieldwork in adverse weather conditions within Ireland, and overseas when necessary (e.g. UK, Norway, Iceland)

  • Proficient with a suite of Microsoft products (e.g. excel, word)

  • Experience with GIS software (QGIS or ArcGIS)

  • Good communication skills (e.g. oral presentations and report writing)

Salary and Benefits • €30,000 per annum • Contributory Pension Scheme • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care • Regular training and career development RSK Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. Full job description attached

About Us

Since we built the first fully integrated environmental and geotechnical ISO-17025-accredited laboratory in Iraq, we have continued to grow and expand our services in the region. RSK’s Middle East business is headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, with registered branch offices in Dubai, UAE, and Basra, Iraq. Through these established offices and a network of trusted local partners, we provide engineering, environmental, technical, and laboratory services to our local, international, and government clients across the full Gulf Cooperation Council region and Iraq. We routinely undertake environmental and social impact assessments, environmental monitoring, and remediation programmes and provide waste-management services. By working with us, you can expect a challenging and rewarding career, accelerated experience, and the chance to make a difference in the natural environment. We are always looking for ambitious, enthusiastic, and driven people to join our team. RSK Middle East is part of the RSK group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. Founded in 1989, RSK has evolved into a market-leading organisation. It is headquartered in the UK and has an established presence across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The group is growing fast thanks to its diverse operations, entrepreneurial spirit, and open management style. When you join RSK, you are connecting to a growing community of experts and specialists who regularly collaborate to deliver projects and support each other across business units. Full Spec:

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