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Graduate Geotechnical Engineer

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Job Introduction

We are looking for a highly motivated and versatile individual to provide support to our team of project geologists and geo environmental engineers as a Graduate Geotechnical Engineer in our team based in Peterborough. 

Role Responsibility

  • Carry out and supervise the company’s fieldwork operations
  • Assist project and senior staff in data and report preparation
  • Organise and coordinate project resources, including suppliers and subcontractors, to enable efficient timescales
  • Demonstrate an understanding of project objectives and rationale
  • Use software and technical guidance documents for the assessment of data to determine the required outcome for the project or assignment
  • Adhere to high Health and Safety standards, in line with Company procedures
  • Commitment to develop personal CPD
  • Develop your working knowledge of relevant geo-environmental legislation, standards and guidance
  • Develop your working knowledge of the design of conceptual models and thought
  • Professional communication with colleagues and all stakeholders
  • Site evaluation for tender and desk study purposes

The Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor's degree in geology, or geoenvironmental related qualification
  • A good understanding of UK geology and geographical awareness
  • Administration skills - ability to input, extract, interpret and record information from computerised information sources
  • Clear written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A proactive approach to problem solving and customer care
  • Ability to work calmly and accurately under pressure
  • Flexible working as determined by the requirements of the company, with travel around the UK, often with extended hours (overtime will be paid)
  • Full UK manual driving licence

Package Description

What's in it for you? 

We know that people are at their best when they are in a positive working environment. Where they are encouraged to use their skills and where they have the opportunity to progress and become fulfilled. We want to attract and retain quality people so we believe our package of benefits to be amongst the best in the business. Our benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension Contribution scheme. Employer & employee matched contribution, up to 5%
  • Employee Assistance Programme when you need support, we make sure it’s readily available for you from an independent provider, 24/7/365
  • Wellbeing platform with healthy eating, workouts, meditation guides, discounts and more
  • Referral bonus. As a growing company, we are always looking to bring in talented individuals that fit our community. If you recommend someone that joins us, you’ll be rewarded every time.
  • We have a nationwide presence with more than 500 employees operating across more than 20 specialist sectors and including utilities, real estate, nuclear, technology, marine and development. This means we can offer a wide range of career opportunities to those who share our commitment to making a positive difference to the environment
  • NexGen, our award winning software is completely unique to the Lucion Group. Developed in-house, NexGen gathers all data relating to a project, ensuring processes are streamlined and efficient for both our team and our clients
  • Local office team meetings, held quarterly
  • Social events, held locally to have some downtime with your colleagues
  • Charity sports events at regular intervals
  • Connected communication systems include online chat, working groups for things you’re passionate about, blogs, employee representative groups and more
  • Support for longer-term career development with detailed career pathways. You will have every opportunity to gain promotion through the company’s management structure based on your knowledge, growth and experience. We are proud to say that all of our managers are homegrown and have reached their current positions through our management training schemes


About the Company

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