At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life.
In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few.
Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.
One of our core values is people first, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential.
Youll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to peoples lives.
Youre encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.
Role description :
As a Ground Investigation Consultant, you will be an integrated member of our UK-wide Site Evaluation and Restoration team, collating and managing site and laboratory data, undertaking site and task management, and reporting on a wide range of ground investigation projects.
Working as part of our Ground Investigation Contracting capability you will support clients across sectors but with a focus on infrastructure such as rail, highways and waterways by conducting a variety of different tasks including ground investigation management, supervision and technical report writing.
A high proportion of the work will be spent on client sites, providing site investigation services.
We are looking for an established ground investigation practitioner from consultancy or contractor background, who is looking for their next step in their career.
As a part of our ground investigation capability you will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects and sectors and there will be some opportunity to broaden your skills within our geo-environmental consultancy team including land quality and engineering geology assessments.
In return, you will join an award-winning team and be part of one of the global top 3 consultants within the field. Working across various projects, you will have the opportunity to work alongside international technical experts and continue building on your experience.
Our geo-environmental team works closely with our global colleagues to share knowledge and collaborate on projects all over the world.
Role accountabilities :
Task management including supply chain co-ordination and procurement
Field based work undertaken across the UK, including :
o Site management of ground investigations and associated works, with a strong focus on health and safety management and documentation.
o The collection of site characterisation data, including soil, rock & groundwater sampling.
o The logging of soil and rock to appropriate British Standards and undertaking in-situ field testing.
o The scheduling of samples for laboratory analysis
o The compilation of factual ground investigation reports
Work collaboratively with other sectors / disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall project.
Produce project outputs (e.g. documentation, reports, specifications) and ensure that they meet or exceed client expectations and Arcadis requirements and comply with relevant national standards and codes of practice.
Develop effective working relationships with the Project Manager and with the client and ensure effective communication of progress and changes and the resolution of issues.
Develop and maintain a good understanding of the services delivered by Arcadis, of the clients business and the industry sector to facilitate personal networking and to consolidate personal and company credibility in the industry.
Qualifications & Experience :
BSc qualified (or higher) in Geology, or equivalent Earth Science.
Experience of working on site and in supervising contractors e.g. drillers
Entry level experience of working in geo-environmental projects (i.e. geotechnical or contamination)
An awareness of hazards and risk management associated with ground investigations, including health & safety, budgetary and technical considerations.
Proficient report writer Factual Ground Investigation Reporting
Working towards professional membership and chartership.
Desired - Rail / Highway sector experience
Why Become an Arcadian?
Our work with clients has a direct impact on peoples lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable.
By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.
We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA.
Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.
As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UNs Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all.
But its not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.
To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.
Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging :
We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions.
Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas.
Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams : Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race.
A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.
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