Patrick Parsons is a fast-growing multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy with a wide variety of projects and opportunities in the pipeline. We encourage our staff to develop through participation in training events, on the job training and self-directed study. We encourage staff to work towards Chartered or Incorporated status with the relevant professional institution, and we offer mentoring and support to ensure that ambitious employees realise their full potential. Our Geoenvironmental roles typically require a combination of field work and report writing and we encourage junior staff to develop interpretative reporting skills as soon as possible as they progress with their career at Patrick Parsons.
The ideal candidate would have a good first degree in geology, earth sciences, civil engineering or similar and preferably a higher degree in engineering geology, geotechnical engineering or similar with experience in site investigation design, management and supervision with a range of investigatory techniques and in-situ sampling and testing methods as well as assisting with scheduling of geotechnical and chemical laboratory testing and report writing. An ability to log rock and soils to BS5930:1999 and BS EN 14688:2002 is essential. Experience is essential, although further training and development will be provided for bright personable candidates where knowledge or experience is lacking, as the ability to work as part of a team us the most important asset sought.
This is an opportunity to join a growing team and the right candidate will be exposed a varied selection of projects and have to take on project responsibility, as such rapid progression is available.
- To work within a team, undertaking desk studies, ground investigations, data analysis, factual and interpretative report writing in support of development and infrastructure projects throughout the UK.
- To ensure that health and safety issues are addressed throughout the life of a project.
- To coordinate field service subcontractors and fully supervise ground investigations.
- To collect soil and groundwater samples/data during assessment and remedial action activities at sites predominantly in the Midlands.
- To coordinate with laboratories to secure appropriate analysis and in a timetable consistent with project requirements.
- To complete exploratory hole logs.
- To compile and interpret field and analytical data into accurate and comprehensive conceptual site models.
- To learn the Patrick Parsons quality management system and ensure its effective implementation.
- To assist project managers in developing proposals for ground investigations and remediation projects if appropriate.
- Good first degree in Earth Science related discipline
- Preferably 1 – 2 years of field investigation experience including exploratory investigation and management of subcontractors
- Proven technical experience commensurate to the role in either geotechnical or contamination aspects, with applied knowledge of both.
- Experience collecting groundwater vapour samples / gas monitoring
- Good understanding of field sampling, soil logging and data quality assurance (QA)
- Working knowledge of MS Office applications
- Familiar with developing and implementing health and safety risk assessments
- Strong team worker able to listen to requirements and work well with others
This role also attracts the following additional benefits:
- Competitive remuneration
- 31 days holiday inclusive of Public Bank Holidays
- Flexible Working
- Monthly mobile phone allowance
- Opportunity to purchase additional leave
- Workplace Work Pension
- Subscription of professional fees
- Training & Development
- Childcare voucher scheme
How to apply:
If you would like to apply for the role, please send your CV to email@example.com with your current notice period and salary expectations.
Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.