Careers

Due to increasing workload RSA Geotechnics have vacancies for the following positions:

 

Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental Engineer

RSA Geotechnics have a vacancy for an experienced geotechnical/geoenvironmental engineer. Ideally the candidate will have two to five years’ experience. The post will be based at our offices in Needham Market, Suffolk, although travelling to sites located throughout the UK will be required.

Candidates must be motivated and flexible with good team working, communication, analytical, organisation and problem-solving skills. Up-to-date IT skills are essential. Daily tasks involve:

– Planning, organising, and supervising intrusive investigations.
– Undertaking fieldwork.
– Collecting, analysing, and interpreting data.
– Preparing factual and interpretative reports.
– Ensuring projects keep to budget and timescale.
– Liaison with clients, consultants, and contractors.
– Utilising specialist computer applications.

Key skills include:

– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
– Ability to work alone and in a team environment.
– Ability to carry out tasks accurately and follow strict methodologies.
– Strong attention to detail, discipline, care, and focus.
– Experience of soil and rock logging to current standards.
– Excellent report writing skills.
– Project management and organisational skills.
– BSc/MSc or BEng/MEng in geology, civil engineering or related fields, although other qualifications will be considered.

Candidates should ideally demonstrate experience in several of the following areas:

– Desk study preparation.
– Human health risk assessment.
– Waste classification.
– Groundwater risk assessment.
– Ground gas risk assessment.
– Ground investigation.
– Foundation assessment.
– Factual and interpretative report preparation.

Successful candidates will be expected to undertake and manage ground investigation and contaminated land projects within the geotechnical and geo-environmental division and will be expected to make a significant contribution to the report writing capability of the department. The role includes both office-based and site-based activities and consequently a UK driving licence will be required. Car allowance may be included depending on the level of experience.

The role is full-time and permanent. The salary is negotiable depending upon experience and ability. The company offers, after successful completion of a three-month trial period, 5% employer company pension contribution, permanent health insurance and life assurance.

Please apply via e-mail (adrian.phillips@rsa-geotechnics.co.uk).

 

Graduate Geotechnical/Geoenvironmental Engineer

RSA Geotechnics have a vacancy for a graduate geotechnical/geoenvironmental engineer. The post will be based at our offices in Needham Market, Suffolk, although travelling to sites located throughout the UK will be required.

Candidates must be motivated and flexible with good team working, communication, analytical, organisation and problem-solving skills. Up-to-date IT skills are essential. Daily tasks involve:

– Planning, organising, and supervising intrusive investigations.
– Undertaking fieldwork.
– Collecting, analysing, and interpreting data.
– Preparing factual and interpretative reports.
– Ensuring projects keep to budget and timescale.
– Liaison with clients, consultants, and contractors.
– Utilising specialist computer applications.

Key skills include:

– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
– Ability to work alone and in a team environment.
– Ability to carry out tasks accurately and follow strict methodologies.
– Strong attention to detail, discipline, care, and focus.
– BSc/MSc or BEng/MEng in geology, civil engineering or related fields, although other qualifications will be considered.

The successful candidate will be trained to undertake site monitoring, site visits, trial pitting, soil and rock logging and laboratory test scheduling. Candidates will also be trained in the production of desk studies and factual and interpretative reports. The role includes both office-based and site-based activities and consequently a UK driving licence will be required.

The role is full-time and permanent. The salary is negotiable depending upon experience and ability. The company offers, after successful completion of a three-month trial period, 5% employer company pension contribution, permanent health insurance and life assurance.

Please apply via e-mail (adrian.phillips@rsa-geotechnics.co.uk).

 

Fieldwork/Groundwork Technician

RSA Geotechnics has a vacancy for a fieldwork/groundwork technician. The post will include performing a variety of site investigation techniques. The position involves working outdoors all year round. Overtime will be required as workload dictates.

Previous fieldwork experience would be an advantage but is not essential as full training will be given. Applicants need to be physically fit, keen to learn, self-motivated, with good practical skills and able to work as part of a team. Candidates would ideally live within a reasonable commute of Needham Market for logistical reasons. Routine tasks involve:

– Window sampling and dynamic probing using a dynamic sampling competitor rig as well as other field tests.
– Concrete coring using an electric coring rig.
– Hand excavated trial pits.
– Other general labouring duties e.g. erecting and repairing fences, breaking out of hard standing, general reinstatement of tarmac/concrete/minor brickwork/reinforced concrete/block paving and cobbles/grass or landscaped areas, helping to mobilise equipment to sites with difficult access, light instrument monitoring, delivery of consumables to site, collection of samples from site and tidying stores where required.

We’re looking for a communicative individual with the ability to work alone and as part of a team. You must also:

– Be comfortable in undertaking a physical role; the job involves being on your feet for long periods of time.
– Have an ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
– Have a full, clean UK driving licence (LGV entitlement an advantage).
– Keep accurate, legible records of tests carried out.

The role is full-time and permanent. The salary is from £20,000.00 per year (plus overtime), depending upon experience and ability. The company offers, after successful completion of a three-month trial period, 5% employer company pension contribution, permanent health insurance and life assurance. Overtime (paid at 1.5 times hourly rate).

Please apply via e-mail (adrian.phillips@rsa-geotechnics.co.uk).

 

Administrative Assistant

RSA Geotechnics has a vacancy for an administrative assistant to support the efficient operation of our office. Duties include providing support to our management and engineering teams, assisting in daily office needs, and managing our company’s general administrative activities.

Previous office experience is essential with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat. Additional in-house training will be provided, if required. Applicants need to be keen to learn, self-motivated, with good practical skills and able to work as part of a team. Candidates would ideally live within a reasonable commute of Needham Market for logistical reasons. Responsibilities include:

– General administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning, and using in-house software.
– Answering and directing phone calls.
– Meeting and greeting visitors.
– Assisting in the preparation of reports, drawings, and photographic records.
– Ordering office supplies and researching new deals and suppliers.
– Maintaining in-house database records.
– Providing general administrative support to the engineering, finance, and management teams.

We are looking for a communicative individual with the ability to work alone and as part of a team. You must have:

– Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise work.
– Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
– Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task.

The role is part-time and permanent (12 to 15 hours per week, during afternoons). The salary is £10 per hour. The company offers, after successful completion of a three-month trial period, 5% employer company pension contribution, permanent health insurance and life assurance.

Please apply via e-mail (andy.symis@rsa-geotechnics.co.uk).