Graduate Geo-Environmental Consultant 2024

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SLR are looking to expand our busy, well-established Land Quality team in the UK with the appointment of a Geology graduate to one of our offices.

The Land Quality team undertakes a wide variety of geo-environmental assessments but with a strong focus on the power, energy and built environment sectors. This position presents an outstanding opportunity to join a team of leading geoscience professionals (including geotechnical engineers, geologists and contaminated land specialists) within a truly multinational consultancy and offers significant potential for career development and enhancement based on performance.

We will close the role when we have received a sufficient number of applications, so please do not delay in applying for the position.

The role

The Land Quality team undertakes a wide range of site assessment/investigation and associated reporting for a diverse range of clients and the successful applicant will be required to undertake and manage projects, fieldwork and data and assist in preparing subsequent reports to provide advice to clients.

  • Managing all aspects of geo-environmental assessment projects, including desk-based assessments
  • Organising site investigation/laboratory testing services in advance of field works
  • Developing health and safety plans to cover identified work tasks;
  • Site investigation management and supervision, such as logging soil and rock, and arranging laboratory analysis of soil and rock samples
  • Data collation, manipulation and assessment
  • Factual and interpretative reporting of investigations and assessments
  • Developing client relationships

About us

SLR are global leaders in environmental and advisory solutions helping our clients achieve their sustainability goals. We are a consultancy with over 3,000 staff across 6 regions, including over 1,000 in Europe. Our ‘one team’ culture is at the heart of our business; providing a collaborative and supportive environment for professional development.

Along with competitive salaries, our staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package with a company pension plus excellent healthcare offering, travel and life insurance, critical illness cover and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 days' annual leave, SLR offer flexible, agile and hybrid working which enables staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and our family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life.

About you

If you are interested, and hold a fullUK driving licence, we would love to hear from you.

In order to succeed, we'd envisage that you would be able to demonstrate:

  • BSc Degree level qualification or equivalent in an applied geological science, preferably with practical experience managing and undertaking geological assessments and site investigations
  • Knowledge of projects within the built environment sector (preferable)
  • Relevant postgraduate qualification and membership/Chartered status (or working towards) of a relevant institution (CGeol, EurGeol, PGeo or similar) would be advantageous
  • Good IT skills (MS Office or equivalent), and relevant professional software knowledge (modelling & logging software such as Holebase; AutoCAD and GIS software)
  • Good communication, report writing and data analysis skills
  • A desire to build a successful career in the geo-environmental sector

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

SLR Consulting is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and our expectations go beyond purely complying with legislation. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) are at the core of who we are and who we choose to be. We embrace diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within and outside our organisation. We respect and celebrate difference to ensure SLR is a place where everyone feels included, is encouraged to be their authentic self and has opportunities to grow.

Across Europe, our DE&I agenda is driven forward through our DE&I Committee, which actively promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion across both our internal processes and our client work. Globally, our Global Culture & Diversity Council brings together representatives from across our regions to share ideas and best practice that can be incorporated into our global policies, enabling greater transparency and supporting the development of an inclusive culture, inclusive approaches to policies and practices, and to personal behaviours.

We welcome applications from everybody, regardless of their background, and particularly invite those from groups who are currently under-represented in our business to apply, such as women, ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.

DEADLINE 5th March 2024