Structural Soils, a member of RSK Group plc, is a 270-strong site investigation contractor with a large fleet of drilling equipment. It is further supported by a fully accredited UKAS laboratory and together with the Geosciences division of RSK, the company makes RSK Group one of the UK’s largest site investigation service providers. Over the past year this part of the business has grown by at least 20% and secured some very exciting projects including HS2, A303 Stonehenge Bypass, nuclear power station ground investigations along with being awarded a number of Local Authority Frameworks.
High profile contracts and winning the Ground Investigation Project of the Year at the 2015 Ground Engineering Awards, for site investigation work at Wylfa on Anglesey, and being nominated in four categories at the 2017 Ground Engineering Awards, winning two awards have highlighted Structural Soils development in recent years in terms of their technical, quality and reporting standards. This makes the company a very exciting proposition for those looking to develop a career within leading ground investigation company.
We now have a unique opportunity for a recent graduate with 1 – 2 years relevant industry experience, to enter a career in the geological sector and join the Wigan team.
Graduate Ground Engineer – Wigan
The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with site investigation work across the UK as directed by the Project Manager or other project staff. All project work must be carried out with due diligence, adhered to by the RSK procedures & completed within the given cost budgets and time scales agreed. Good communication is required to inform/liaise with other project staff and sometimes the client periodically with updates & any issues raised. More specifically you will be:
Salary and benefits:
We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.
As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.
Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.
The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. Having been recently placed within the top10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2017) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fastrack 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join.
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