SLR’s busy European Geotechnical Team has enjoyed continued commercial success working across a range of industry sectors. Consequently, we currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Engineer to join our established team.
This position is ideal for someone who is keen to develop their skills and knowledge in geotechnical engineering and looking to become, or already on the path to becoming, a Chartered Geologist (CGeol) or engineer (CEng). Given the diverse nature of SLR’s business, you will be given the opportunity to gain a wide range of experience and work across multiple geoscience disciplines.
SLR are global leaders in environmental and advisory solutions helping our clients achieve their sustainability goals. We are a consultancy with over 2,500 staff across 6 regions – including over 1000 in Europe. Our ‘one team’ culture is at the heart of our business; providing a collaborative and supportive environment for professional development.
Along with competitive salaries, our staff enjoy a comprehensive benefits package with a company pension plus excellent healthcare offering, travel and life insurance, critical illness cover and a structured career framework with regular reviews offering outstanding opportunities for progression. Alongside 25 day’s annual leave, SLR offer flexible, agile and hybrid working which enables staff to tailor hours worked around core hours, and our family friendly policies help balance the needs of professional and family life.
About the role
With support from senior colleagues, initial duties and responsibilities will include:
- Health & Safety Risk Assessment and Planning
- Assisting with the planning and procurement of ground investigations
- Site supervision of ground investigations and earthworks
- Scheduling and management of laboratory testing following ground investigation
- Installation of geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring of readings
- Geotechnical analysis including limit equilibrium analysis
- Factual reporting
This role may also support other offices and technical disciplines, such as Land Quality, Hydrology and Civil Engineering.
Whilst some projects will be based in the local area, the role may also involve supervision of projects in other locations throughout the UK and overseas for periods of up to 3 months at a time.
If you are interested in applying, we would love to hear from you. To succeed in this position, we’d envisage that you would be able to demonstrate most of the following:
- Geology, geotechnical / civil engineering or related geology-based discipline degree, or relevant MSc
- Good understanding of the general principles of civil engineering, primarily related to earthworks
- Demonstrable experience in geotechnical / civil engineering
- Full driving licence valid in the UK
- Eligibility for an entry level membership to a professional body
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
SLR Consulting is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and our expectations go beyond purely complying with legislation. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) are at the core of who we are and who we choose to be. We embrace diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within and outside our organisation. We respect and celebrate difference to ensure SLR is a place where everyone feels included, is encouraged to be their authentic self and has opportunities to grow.
Across Europe, our DE&I agenda is driven forward through our DE&I Committee, which actively promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion across both our internal processes and our client work. Globally, our Global Culture & Diversity Council brings together representatives from across our regions to share ideas and best practice that can be incorporated into our global policies, enabling greater transparency and supporting the development of an inclusive culture, inclusive approaches to policies and practices, and to personal behaviours.
We welcome applications from everybody, regardless of their background, and particularly invite those from groups who are currently under-represented in our business to apply, such as women, ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.