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Job Description

  Our Geo team undertakes a diverse range of projects across various sectors, to deliver geo-environmental consultancy services backed up by in-house ground investigation services.The successful candidate will become a member of this busy team delivering focused solutions for our growing key client base, with emphasis on technical excellence, client care and effective project management.  You will be working alongside other land contamination, environmental due diligence, ground investigation, groundwater and geo-technical specialists to deliver holistic solutions to clients’ needs in these areas.  Additionally, the successful candidate will be collaborating with geo-environmental teams in other offices and with other specialists in the planning, environment and engineering teams.  Key attributes required for the position are sound technical knowledge, enthusiasm, self-motivation and excellent verbal and written communication skills. We anticipate the role will require approximately 50% of your time will be site based (typically around London and the SE but occasionally further afield nationally and internationally) and 50% will be office based, but this may vary as workload dictates.You will hold a degree in geology, engineering geology, hydrogeology or relevant environmental science discipline. Whilst not essential, it would be beneficial for you to have a post graduate qualification such as a Master’s degree. You should also be working towards Chartership with a relevant body, such as CIWEM IEMA or Geo Soc. You will have a number of post graduate industry experience.An understanding of current contaminated land technical guidance, Part 2A legislation and the development planning regime.

  • You must have experience of, and be confident in, managing and supervising ground investigation on site, including groundwater and ground gas monitoring and have the skills and knowledge to interpret data. Any specific site works accreditations/qualifications held will be an advantage (e.g. SMSTS, SSSTS, CSCS etc).
  • You will be knowledgeable in current practice and governing standards/guidance for the investigation and remediation of contaminated land and must be able to produce Phase 1 geo-environmental desk top study reports incorporating preliminary risk assessment and Phase 2 interpretative reports including qualitative and quantitative risk assessments.
  • You must have excellent written and verbal communication skill and be fully IT literate as you will be required to write clear, concise and technically robust reports.
  • You must have a good understanding of health, safety and environmental management.
  • A full, preferably clean, driving license.
  • You will be a team player with strong social, interpersonal and communication skills.

RewardsIn return we offer a competitive salary, contributory pension, health cover and a range of flexible benefits including retail vouchers, travel insurance and variable holiday (renewable annually). We promote flexible working and are open to discussing the possibility of reduced hours, remote working, flexible start and finish times, compressed hours or potential job shares.We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy / maternity.Tetra Tech group is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, programme management, construction management, and technical services. As part of the Tetra Tech team – 20,000 people in over 450 global locations – we can achieve more for our clients, through a wider alliance of services and industry expertise across our markets.  

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