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Graduate Geo-environmental Consultant

💼 Graduate Job

Edinburgh +2

Graduate Job

SustainabilityEdinburgh, Nottingham, Bradford


  • SLR has a busy, well-established Land Quality team in its European Operations. Due to ongoing commercial success and a busy forward order book, we are looking to expand our Land Quality team in the UK with the appointment of a Geology graduate to one of our UK offices. 
  • The Land Quality team undertakes a wide variety of geo-environmental assessments but with a strong focus on the power, energy and built environment sectors. This position presents an outstanding opportunity to join a team of leading geoscience professionals (including geotechnical engineers, geologists and contaminated land specialists) within a truly multinational consultancy and offers significant potential for career development and enhancement based on performance.


  • If you are interested, and hold a full UK driving licence, we would love to hear from you.
  • In order to succeed, we'd envisage that you would be able to demonstrate:
  • BSc Degree level qualification or equivalent in an applied geological science, preferably with practical experience managing and undertaking geological assessments and site investigations
  • Previous experience of projects within the built environment sector (preferable)
  • Relevant postgraduate qualification and membership/Chartered status (or working towards) of a relevant institution (CGeol, EurGeol, PGeo or similar) would be advantageous
  • Good IT skills (MS Office or equivalent), and relevant professional software knowledge (modelling & logging software such as Holebase; AutoCAD and GIS software)
  • Good communication, report writing and data analysis skills
  • A desire to build a successful career in the geo-environmental sector

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • The Land Quality team undertakes a wide range of site assessment/investigation and associated reporting for a diverse range of clients and the successful applicant will be required to undertake and manage projects, fieldwork and data and assist in preparing subsequent reports to provide advice to clients.
  • Managing all aspects of geo-environmental assessment projects, including desk-based assessments
  • Organising site investigation/laboratory testing services in advance of field works
  • Developing health and safety plans to cover identified work tasks;
  • Site investigation management and supervision, such as logging soil and rock, and arranging laboratory analysis of soil and rock samples
  • Data collation, manipulation and assessment
  • Factual and interpretative reporting of investigations and assessments
  • Developing client relationships


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Edinburgh, Nottingham, Bradford