Geo-Environmental Graduate

 

JOB TITLE

Graduate

REPORTING TO

Team Leader/Business Unit Manager

GRADE SUMMARY

Work as a Graduate within a Team/Business Unit. Responsible, where delegated authority has been made, for the factual and interpretative input to projects including planning project or task delivery, management of sub-contractors and site works (where required), scheduling of laboratory testing (where required), site survey, monitoring and assessment, data assessment and reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Bachelor degree in relevant subject and preferably a secondary qualification such as MSc.
  • Demonstration of equivalent qualification or experience.
  • Desirable to be a Member of Professional Body preferably working towards Chartered status

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

 

  • A developing knowledge of supervision of / undertaking site assessment works.
  • A developing working knowledge of relevant legislation, standards and guidance.
  • A developing working knowledge of field/ site assessment work, laboratory testing methods and scheduling (where necessary), assessing and interpretation of results and findings of field work
  • A developing working knowledge of the design of conceptual site models/ conceptual thought.
  • With supervision and guidance, production of structured factual reports and a developing working knowledge of the production of structured interpretative reports assimilating desk study, site information and laboratory test results to provide solutions to the client’s issued as determined by the brief.
  • A developing knowledge of analytical skills using computer software and technical guidance documents for the assessment of data to determine the required outcome for the project.
  • Sound communication and personal effectiveness skills. 
  • Developing ability to build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To effectively communicate and co-operate within a project team to support the achievement of a project brief through the provision of efficient and professional services.
  • With the support of a Senior or Principal to assist in providing solutions to technical problems and provide input to technical reports that require minimum re-writing or amendment by an authorising signatory.
  • To work within and be a champion for, the company health, safety and environmental policy.
  • When requested, to provide input in to business initiatives.
  • To demonstrate a developing understanding of and comply with legislation, Company policies and procedures and work within agreed resources.
  • Contribute to the achievement of Company objectives through positive working relationships with colleagues throughout the Company, clients and suppliers.
  • To promote the Company and its services to others.
  • Demonstrate willingness and take a proactive approach to ongoing CPD.
  • To provide support and assistance to the line manager as appropriate.
  • To share both knowledge and experience with other team members.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

  • Completes all work in a timely manner and demonstrates an understanding of time allowances allocated to a project by the manager and work within these or raise concerns to manager in a timely manner when they are at risk.
  • Demonstrates the use of Company health and safety procedures and prepare plans for site works.
  • With the support of a Senior or Principal assists in providing solutions to technical problems and provide input to technical reports that require minimum re-writing or amendment by an authorising signatory.
  • With guidance shows a willingness to take responsibility for addressing own performance and developmental needs to enhance skills, personal contribution and career prospects.
  • Works in a professional, objective, proactive and positive manner to the needs of colleagues, customers, sub-contractors and sub-consultants or other stakeholders.
  • Quality of service.
  • Knowledge sharing.
  • Personal billability / utilisation against project expectations.
  • Effective team working.
  • Integration of technology into work.

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