Geo-Environmental Consultant Manchester 2023

We are looking for an experienced Graduate/Geo-environmental Consultant to join our Ground Risk and Remediation Team in Manchester to provide a variety of support services to senior professionals within the team and to the wider business.

RPS projects are all around you. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. Our people are our success.

We need people who share our passion on solving the problems that matter. With us, you’ll find work that is challenging and rewarding, and you’ll be supported every step of the way.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll get to work on a variety of projects with a team of highly experienced and collaborative colleagues.

We have a number of high-profile projects across a range of sectors and excellent opportunity for progression, reward and personal growth.

With an enviable client list, and the highest calibre multi-disciplinary back-up team, we offer unrivalled opportunities to showcase your talents.

Key responsibilities

  • Site Appraisals, desk-based assessments, analysis and interpretative reporting
  • Intrusive site investigations including monitoring
  • Data assessment and evaluation
  • Writing of desk-based appraisals for review by senior staff
  • Supporting role within the ECGE team in the drafting of reports for review

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for a candidate who is keen to progress their career and takes a positive approach to their own development. You’ll also need to have:

  • A relevant degree and experience of working in a consultancy/similar environment
  • Knowledge in undertaking geo-environmental assessments and reporting
  • An understanding of geotechnical assessments and reporting

You’ll be keen to learn and develop your understanding of financial and project management skills and be a confident communicator, enabling you to build, maintain and consolidate working relationships with colleagues, clients and external bodies.

What’s in it for you?

We will provide you with a competitive salary, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 25 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Group Disability Scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme (including numerous wellbeing initiatives and mental health support), Dental Cover, Professional Memberships and access to BenefitHub offering discounts, cash back offers and rewards.

We’re an accredited training provider – from entry level to master’s degree level professional qualifications in leadership & management and executive coaching & mentoring, we support learning and development for everyone. A personal development plan and a transparent career pathway puts you in the driving seat of your career and you’ll be supported as far as you want to go.

We encourage and value different ideas, perspectives, and styles of thinking. We need a mix of experiences and skills to develop the most innovative ideas. We respect one another and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. You’ll be joining a diverse community and a company that puts its people first and prioritises their wellbeing.

We understand the need to work flexibly, with agile offices and hybrid working offered as standard, we’re happy to talk about flexible working. This is a workplace that works for you.

A career here is far from ordinary. Here you’re not a number, you’re part of the solution.

RPS, A Tetra Tech company

Representing an exciting new chapter in our business, in January 2023 RPS became a Tetra Tech company. With 27,000 employees in more than 550 offices in more than 120 countries on seven continents, Tetra Tech is a leading, global provider of consulting and engineering services.

As a Tetra Tech company, RPS is proud to offer our people market-leading development and project opportunities, helping to solve some of the world’s most complex problems.

What happens next?

The Talent Acquisition Team will be in touch to let you know the outcome of your application. If your application is progressed, you’ll have a conversation with one of our recruiters followed by a two-stage interview process with the Team.

If this opportunity suits your career journey, we’d love to hear from you. All applications will be considered, and we will try our best to respond to you within seven working days. 

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion

Mindful that a truly inclusive organization must make appropriate use of talent on a global basis and without unnecessary barriers, we are committed to embedding diversity and inclusion principles in all People processes in order to be as diverse as the communities and clients we work with, thereby securing, developing, and retaining the best available talent for the company’s future.

Our people live our purpose, deliver our promise, and demonstrate our behaviours every day. Our behaviours define who we are. Developed by our people, they underpin everything that we do. They create the memorable experiences we are known for and make RPS a great place to do great work.

‘Stronger Together’ is one of our five core behaviours and it is inherent in creating an inclusive workplace: ‘We are respectful, acknowledge diversity, and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. We bring out the best in one another, always assuming best intent. People who learn and grow thrive in our business, sharing in our success.’

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