Strata Consulting
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Geo-environmental Engineer [WFH)

Our client is a well known multi disciplined design consultancies who has offices all over the UK.

This companies Geosciences division are recruiting for a Geo-Environmental Engineer to join the team based in Exeter.

The role will be home-based, covering the South West, with occasional visits to the Exeter office.

This is a full-time, permanent position.

The Geosciences team provides consultancy and design services to a range of external clients including engineers, house-builders, oil companies and local authorities.

The company itself prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and allowing employees to reach their full potential.


  • Participating in a variety of geo-environmental projects for both external clients and for other teams within the group.

  • Assisting with ground investigations and desk studies;

  • Soil logging to current UK standards, including laboratory scheduling;

  • Experience of soil sampling plus water monitoring/sampling;

  • Writing factual and interpretative reports;

  • Geotechnical reporting requirements beneficial;

  • Knowledge of contaminated land legislation and reporting requirements;

  • Preparing factual site investigation data;

  • Travel to other offices and sites within the UK (as needed).

Qualification and Experience:

  • BSc or equivalent in Geology, Environmental Science or similar;

  • MSc desirable but not essential;

  • Working towards membership of a relevant professional body with a longer term goal to move toward chartership with a relevant institution;

  • Typically requires at least 1-4 years specific relevant experience;

  • An understanding of geology, ground investigation works, contaminated land, geotechnics;

  • Basic knowledge of planning legislation;

  • Experience of site inspections and reporting, preferably on residential developments;

  • Able to complete factual and interpretative assessments to a basic level;

  • Able to deliver projects and work within a multi-disciplinary consultancy;

  • Track record in managing time and resources effectively and within budget.

  • In possession of full UK driving license

Salary and Benefits:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Free life assurance cover

  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, and private health care