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Ground Investigation Engineer

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We are looking for a Ground Investigation Engineer to join our team in Cardiff. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual to join an established and growing regional team, part of Tetra Tech’s 100 strong and expanding national geo-environmental resource. 

The team provides ground investigation and geo-environmental consultancy services for a broad range of private and public sector clients in the development, health, education, defence and infrastructure sectors. Your main duties and responsibilities will be to assist with the design, procurement, supervision and management of geotechnical and geo-environmental ground investigations. 

Key responsibilities will include the production of desk study assessments, the accurate collection of site data and the production of detailed factual and interpretative reports as well as undertaking ground gas & groundwater monitoring works and assessment. 

We will tailor your training and development to achieve your own personal goals and our business objectives, providing the specific support you need to reach your potential.


Skills, Knowledge and Experience

You will hold a degree in geology, engineering geology or a relevant environmental science discipline.

  • You must have experience of ground investigation, including scoping, set-up, logging, supervision, laboratory scheduling, groundwater and ground gas monitoring and factual reporting.

  • A willingness to travel for ground investigation works. At least 50% of the role will be site based and this may involve overnight stays.

  • You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be fully IT literate as you will be required to write clear, concise and technically robust reports.

  • You should have a good understanding of health, safety and environmental management, as applied to ground investigation.

  • You must have a full, preferably clean, driving license.

  • You will be a team player with strong social, interpersonal and communication skills.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • CAT and Genny Training


  • Water Hygiene Card

  • First Aid (3 day cources)

  • CSCS card relevant to the position.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting www.tetratecheurope.com/careers

For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratecheurope.com. To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter on the Careers section of our website.




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