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Trainee Geotechnical Site Technician / Driller / Labourer

Job Vacancy Details

DATE POSTED: October 10, 2022

POSITION: TRAINEE GEOTECHNICAL SITE TECHNICIAN / DRILLER / LABOURER

LOCATION: NORWICH
SALARY: Negotiable plus benefits

START DATE: As soon as a suitable candidate has been found

POSITION CURRENTLY VACANT

A Trainee Geotechnical Site Technician / Driller / Labourer is required to join Harrison Testing Services based in Norwich, to work on a range of site investigation projects across East Anglia and further afield.

Candidates as a minimum should have numeracy and literacy to GCSE grade C or equivalent. In-house training will be provided, with the potential opportunity to progress to a NVQ level 2 Technician.

Candidates must have a clean driving licence and ideally be a minimum 21 years of age for insurance purposes, you should also be hard-working and not afraid to get your hands dirty.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Working on-site, collecting soil samples and performing in-situ testing to obtain ground information for use in the design of foundations for structures and assessment of ground contamination.

Sample handling, storage and disposal, specialist ground drilling, breaking-out ground, hand-excavation of trial pits and undertaking in-situ testing, including:

  • Window Sampling
  • Dynamic Probing
  • Plate Bearing Testing (PBT)
  • California Bearing Ratio testing (CBR)
  • Density testing
  • TRL Probe testing
  • Light Weight Deflectometer testing (LWD)
  • Shear Vane testing

This list is not exhaustive. Suitable training will be provided, and the successful candidate will be expected to take a leading role, get actively involved and become an integral part of the team.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your CV, by email, to:
recruitment@harrisongroupuk.com.

Harrison Group is an equal opportunities employer

Geotechnical Data Technician

Job Vacancy Details

DATE POSTED: August 5, 2022

POSITION: GEOTECHNICAL DATA TECHNICIAN

LOCATION: NORWICH
SALARY: Negotiable plus benefits

START DATE: As soon as a suitable candidate has been found

POSITION CURRENTLY VACANT

A data management technician is required to join our geotechnical department in Norwich, to assist with ground investigation record, data, drawing and 3D model production.

Candidates should as a minimum be proficient with standard computer software, with a good knowledge of programmes including Excel, Word and ideally AutoCAD; GCSE grade C or above in subjects including Maths and English; excellent communications skills (both written and verbal) and a keen interest in learning new skills.

The role will involve assisting a team of geotechnical engineers from multiple offices to create borehole, trial pit and other fieldwork and monitoring records, using Excel add-ins connected to Bentley Systems’ HoleBASE SI software. The role also includes producing drawings and plans using HoleBASE SI software as well as producing detailed plans and 3D models in AutoCAD and QGIS to share with our clients.

Demonstrating an attention to detail and a keen interest to learn new skills is essential. Prior knowledge of geotechnical investigation, geology and the environment is desirable, but not essential. However, an interest would help to comprehend the background to the records and drawings.

The role could be part or full time, to be flexible with regard to the days at work. Training will be provided for specialist software (e.g. AutoCAD) where appropriate.

If you are interested in developing yourself and making a significant contribution within an established team, then please submit your cv, by email, to: recruitment@harrisongroupuk.com

Harrison Group is an equal opportunities employer.

Graduate Geotechnical /Geoenvironmental Engineer

Job Vacancy Details

DATE POSTED: June 8, 2022

POSITION: GRADUATE GEOTECHNICAL /GEOENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER

LOCATION: NORWICH
SALARY: Negotiable plus benefits

START DATE: As soon as a suitable candidate has been found

POSITION FILLED

A Graduate Geotechnical /Geoenvironmental Engineer is required to join the geotechnical engineering division operating from the company’s Norwich office, to work on a range of site investigation projects across East Anglia, the south of England and further afield.

As a minimum, candidates should have a degree in a relevant subject, a full UK driving license, excellent communications skills (both written and verbal), organisational skills and a keen interest in learning new skills.

The role will involve a combination of site and office-based work, predominantly based around the specification, operation, management and interpretation of geotechnical and geoenvironmental investigation. Graduate Engineers will be trained to undertake field tasks such as machine trial pit excavations, supervising borehole drilling, undertaking infiltration testing, ground gas monitoring, groundwater sampling and researching geological, hydrogeological, historical, topographical and environmental site information. You will also learn how geotechnical engineers provide foundation recommendations, advice on ground conditions, soil infiltration, undertaking stage one, two and three contamination assessments and remediation verification.

Harrison Group Environmental are geotechnical and environmental specialists that have been providing expert and cost-effective investigation, testing and consultancy services for over 45 years. We are a progressive employer offering a competitive remuneration package including: a negotiated salary, profit sharing and company pension scheme; and the added benefit of being part of a successful and vibrant group of professionals, with opportunities for career progression.

If you are interested in developing your skills and making a significant contribution within a successful, established team, then please submit your cv, by email, to: recruitment@harrisongroupuk.com

Harrison Group is an equal opportunities employer.

Geotechnical /Geoenvironmental Engineers

Job Vacancy Details

DATE POSTED: June 7, 2022

POSITION: GEOTECHNICAL /GEOENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERS

LOCATION: NORWICH, CAMBRIDGE & LONDON
SALARY: Negotiable plus benefits

START DATE: As soon as suitable candidates have been found

POSITION CURRENTLY VACANT

Harrison Group Environmental are seeking Geotechnical /Geoenvironmental Engineers to join successful teams operating from our Norwich, Cambridge and London offices, to work on a range of site investigation projects.

Candidates should have a degree in a relevant subject and two to six years previous site investigation experience in the UK. The roles will involve a combination of site and office-based work, predominantly based around the specification, operation, management and interpretation of geotechnical and geoenvironmental investigation.

Good project management and report writing skills are essential as is experience in the assessment of geotechnical issues affecting the planning and construction of structures and associated infrastructure. Experience in the planning and implementation of contaminated land investigations is also required along with a working knowledge of undertaking qualitative risk assessments within the UK regulatory framework, providing ground improvement advice and remediation options. More experienced candidates may have knowledge of quantitative (groundwater and human health) risk assessments, remediation options appraisals, remedial design and verification, and geotechnical assessments including slope stability and settlement.

Harrison Group Environmental is a company of geotechnical and environmental specialists that has been providing expert and cost-effective investigation, testing and consultancy services for over 45 years. It is a progressive employer offering a competitive remuneration package including: negotiated salary, profit sharing and company pension scheme; and the added benefit of being part of a successful and vibrant group of professionals, with opportunities for career progression.

If you are interested in developing your skills and making a significant contribution within an established team, then please submit your cv by email, stating your preferred office location to: recruitment@harrisongroupuk.com

Harrison Group is an equal opportunities employer.

Contract Geotechnical /Geoenvironmental Engineers

Job Vacancy Details

DATE POSTED: March 11, 2022

POSITION: CONTRACT GEOTECHNICAL /GEOENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERS

LOCATION: NORWICH, CAMBRIDGE & LONDON
SALARY: Negotiable

START DATE: As soon as suitable candidates have been found

POSITION CURRENTLY VACANT

In addition to permanent staff, Harrison Group Environmental would be interested to hear from Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental Engineers interested in working on short term contracts of four to six months to work on a range of ground investigation projects.

Candidates should have a degree in a relevant subject and previous ground investigation experience in the UK. Candidates should also hold a current CSCS card and have relevant up to date health and safety training certificates. Contracts would generally involve site-based fieldwork supervision and logging for ground investigation projects, for which experience should be demonstrated.

If you are interested then please submit your cv by email to: recruitment@harrisongroupuk.com

Harrison Group is an equal opportunities employer.

Trainee Geotechnical Site Technician/Driller

Job Vacancy Details

DATE POSTED: January 31, 2022

POSITION: TRAINEE GEOTECHNICAL SITE TECHNICIAN/ DRILLER

LOCATION: NORWICH
SALARY: Negotiable plus benefits

START DATE: As soon as a suitable candidate has been found

POSITION FILLED

A Trainee Geotechnical Site Technician/Driller is required to join the Testing Services department in Norwich, to work on a range of site investigation projects across East Anglia and further afield. Candidates as a minimum should have numeracy and literacy to GCSE level C or equivalent. In house training will be provided, with the potential opportunity to progress to an NVQ 2 Technician for the right candidate. Candidates must have a clean driving licence and ideally be over 21 years old for insurance purposes, should also be hard-working and not afraid to get their hands dirty.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Working on site collecting samples and performing in-situ testing to obtain ground information for use in design of foundations for structures and assessment of ground contamination. Involved with sample handling storage and disposal, specialist ground drilling, breaking out ground, hand excavation of trial pits and undertaking in-situ testing, including:

  • Window Sampling
  • Dynamic Probing
  • Plate Bearing Tests
  • California Bearing Ratio tests (CBRs)
  • Density Tests
  • TRL Probe Testing
  • Light Weight Deflectometer Testing
  • Shear Vane Testing

This list is not exhaustive. Suitable training will be provided, and the candidate will be expected to take a leading role, get actively involved and become an integral part of the team.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your CV, by email, to: recruitment@harrisongroupuk.com

Harrison Group is an equal opportunities employer.

Graduate Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental Engineer

Job Vacancy Details

DATE POSTED: January 28, 2022

POSITION: GRADUATE GEOTECHNICAL/GEOENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER

LOCATION: NORWICH
SALARY: Negotiable plus benefits

START DATE: As soon as a suitable candidate has been found

POSITION FILLED

A Graduate Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental Engineer is required to join the geotechnical engineering division operating from the company’s Norwich office, to work on a range of site investigation projects across East Anglia, the south of England and further afield.

Candidates as a minimum should have a degree in a relevant subject, a full UK driving license, excellent communications skills (both written and verbal) and a keen interest in learning new skills.

The role will involve a mixture of site and office based work, predominantly based around the specification, operation, management and interpretation of geotechnical and geoenvironmental ground investigations. Graduate Engineers will be trained to undertake field tasks such as supervising machine trial pit excavations, borehole drilling, undertaking infiltration testing, ground gas monitoring, groundwater sampling and researching geological, hydrogeological, historical, topographical and environmental site information. You will also learn how geotechnical engineers provide foundation recommendations, advice on ground conditions, soil infiltration, interpret laboratory testing, undertake tier one and two contamination assessments, manage and validate remediation projects.

If you are interested in developing yourself, make a significant contribution within a successful and established team, with opportunities to progress, then please submit your cv by email to: recruitment@harrisongroupuk.com

Harrison Group is an equal opportunities employer.

Trainee Laboratory Technician

Job Vacancy Details

DATE POSTED: January 20, 2022

POSITION: TRAINEE LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

LOCATION: NORWICH
SALARY: Negotiable plus benefits

START DATE: As soon as a suitable candidate has been found

POSITION FILLED

A Trainee Laboratory Technician is required to join the Testing Services department in Norwich, to work in our UKAS Accredited Soils and Materials Laboratory. Candidates as a minimum should have numeracy and literacy to GCSE level C or equivalent. In house training will be provided, with the potential opportunity to progress to an NVQ 2 as a Laboratory Technician for the right candidate.

The laboratory undertakes a range of testing on soil and construction materials and the chosen candidate will be expected to be involved in all tasks associated with the operation of the laboratory including:

· Sample handling, storage and disposal

· Examination and description of soils samples

· Preparation of test specimens

· Undertaking a range of physical tests on soils and construction materials

· Recording and processing of data

There may also be a requirement at times to undertake testing out on site and assist with other site based testing activities, for which suitable training would be provided. This list is not exhaustive and the candidate will be expected to get actively involved and become an integral part of the team.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your CV, by email, to: recruitment@harrisongroupuk.com

Harrison Group is an equal opportunities employer.

Geotechnical / Geoenvironmental Engineer

Job Vacancy Details

DATE POSTED: July 27, 2021

POSITION: GEOTECHNICAL / GEOENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER

LOCATION: ENFIELD, LONDON
SALARY: Negotiable plus benefits

START DATE: As soon as a suitable candidate has been found

POSITION FILLED

A Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental Engineer is required to join the geotechnical engineering division operating from the company’s Cambridge office, to work on a range of site investigation projects across East Anglia, the south of England and further afield.

Candidates as a minimum should have two to three years experience completing site investigations in the UK, a degree in a relevant subject, a full UK driving license, excellent communications skills (both written and verbal) and a keen interest in learning new skills.

The role will involve a mixture of site and office based work, predominantly based around the specification, quoting, operation, management, interpretation and reporting of geotechnical and contaminated land investigations and assessments for a variety of projects in different sectors. Engineers will work with an established team of geotechnical and contaminated land engineers, and will receive training as required. Harrison Group is a progressive employer, and this is an opportunity for an engineer to join a successful, growing team, with the benefit of being part of a busy and vibrant group of professionals.

If you are interested in developing yourself and making a significant contribution, then please submit your cv, by email, to:

recruitment@harrisongroupuk.com

Harrison Group Environmental Limited is an equal opportunities employer.

Graduate Geotechnical / Geoenvironmental Engineer

Job Vacancy Details

DATE POSTED: July 30, 2021

POSITION: GRADUATE GEOTECHNICAL / GEOENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER

LOCATION: ENFIELD, LONDON
SALARY: Negotiable plus benefits

START DATE: As soon as a suitable candidate has been found

POSITION FILLED

Harrison Group are one of the UK’s leading geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering firms, supporting a range of projects from single homes to major international developments and infrastructure schemes across the UK. Our services include:

  • Site and ground investigation
  • Contaminated land evaluation and remediation
  • Soil, rock, water sampling and UKAS-accredited testing
  • Geotechnical consulting
  • Environmental monitoring, permitting and health impact assessment.

A graduate geotechnical / geoenvironmental engineer is required to join a vibrant and growing team of engineers. The Harrison Group geotechnical engineering division operating out of our Cambridge office, is required to work on a range of desk study and site investigation projects, predominantly across the Midlands and south of England.

Candidates should have the following attributes:

  • BSc degree level qualified in geology/geotechnical engineering or a related environmental subject (essential)
  • MSc in a geotechnical/geotechnical engineering or environmental discipline (preferable, but not essential)
  • Full, clean UK driving licence (essential)li>
  • Be able to log samples to BS 5930+A2 technical standard
  • A working knowledge of the principal soil and rock strata encountered in the UK
  • The ability to interpret geological maps and published geological data
  • A basic understanding of water, ground and soil gas monitoring techniques
  • Ability to follow instruction, be self-motivated, exhibit a proactive approach, work well within a team environment and willing to be flexible to work nationally or internationally if the occasion arises
  • Excellent written and oral skills.

The role requires a combination of site and office-based work, predominantly based around the organisation and reporting of geotechnical and geoenvironmental investigations.

Harrison Group is a progressive employer offering an excellent remuneration package including: negotiated salary, profit share bonus scheme and paid membership to one relevant professional body, e.g. Geol. Soc., ICE, etc. All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position please submit your CV to: recruitment@harrisongroupuk.com

Harrison Group Environmental Limited is an equal opportunities employer.