Graduate/Assistant Geo Environmental Engineer Gorey 2024
Tetra Tech is one of the largest and fastest growing environmental companies in the world and is ranked as the second largest environmental consultancy in the world by Environmental Analyst. We operate a highly successful geo-environmental team of c. 100 professionals. We operate nationally and manage several high-profile groundwater frameworks and contracts including the Northern Irish Private Water Supply Framework, Northern Ireland Water Consultancy Framework and Environment Agency National Borehole Decommissioning Project.
Tetra Tech recently established an office in Wexford, Ireland and due to this recent expansion alongside securing several long term projects we have an opportunity for an ambitious graduate geo-environmental consultant to join us. The successful candidate will be joining us at an exciting time in our growth and development as a business and will get the opportunity to work on diverse and interesting portfolio of projects
Main Duties & Responsibilities
The successful candidate will help us manage several Key Client Accounts. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, confident and self-motivated, with strong commercial and technical skills as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills. Within this role there will be an opportunity to further develop your project management and leadership skills in a fast growing and dynamic consultancy environment. On the job training will be provided.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in providing professional advice in respect of the feasibility, ground investigation, testing, procurement and implementation of innovative solutions.
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.
He or she 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 and 50% will be office based, but this may vary as workload dictates.
The relevant person must 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. Whilst we will consider graduates for this role the ideal candidate will have c. 1 – 2 years relevant experience. You should also be working towards Chartership with a relevant body, such as CIWEM IEMA or Geo Soc, however if not we have an accredited chartership scheme that the candidate can join.
An understanding of current contaminated land technical guidance, Part 2A legislation and the development planning regime.
- Whilst not essential at this level, it would be desirable if you have experience in, managing and supervising ground investigations 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. Safe Pass etc).
- You will be knowledgeable in current practice and governing standards/guidance for the investigation and remediation of contaminated land.
- 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 required to undertake site work outside normal working hours and working away from home will be required for short periods from time to time.
- You will be a team player with strong social, interpersonal and communication skills.
About Tetra Tech
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Tetra Tech is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity / shared parental leave.
We are very happy to discuss flexible working for this role, including the possibility of reduced hours, flexible start and finish times, or compressed hours. We can offer a range of solutions to help you to get the most out of your work / life balance.
Our culture at Tetra Tech encourages and embraces the differences that make each of us unique - we are hiring you for you, so be yourself