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Graduate Geotechnical Engineer

Scheme at Viridor

Graduate Geotechnical Engineer

Scheme at Viridor

  • LocationWotton-under-Edge, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 26 Nov, 2018
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 08 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • CompetitiveCompetitive
Graduate Geotechnical Engineering (Landfill)
Location: South West; South East and Manchester areas
Salary: Competitive
At Viridor, we're one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies and part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group. We put waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy and are at the forefront of the UK's green economy.
As our Graduate Geotechnical Engineer, you'll be able to gain on-site, hands on, practical experience in project management, earthworks/geotechnical engineering and civil engineering. You'll primarily support and manage the delivery of Landfill Cell Construction, Capping and Restoration of Landfill Sites and assist with the installation of Leachate and gas collection infrastructure.
In this role, you'll also use your own project management skills to provide support to the project management team and support delivery assurance to the business enabling it to meet its operational and long- term objectives. You'll ensure that projects are delivered according to best practice health and safety, engineering and project management techniques and standards across different project scales. In addition, you'll support and manage the information required for planning and permitting.
The Ideal Graduate Geotechnical Engineer:
As our new Graduate Geotechnical Engineer, you'll have a degree in Geology, Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering (or similar), with an interest in developing your career in the Earthworks/Geotechnical Engineering field leading to more developed Project Management/Engineering skills and career. You'll be numerate and a strong communicator with good written and verbal skills, possess a logical and organised approach to work with the ability to be innovative to tackle new areas of opportunity and risk. You'll have the shared drive of continual improvement that we embed in all areas of our business and your strong relationship building skills will support the stakeholder management at varying levels within the business and with our external partners.
Experience or knowledge of the waste management industry is desirable but not expected as are relevant professional memberships.
For your hard work and commitment, we will work with you, providing mentoring, technical development and support throughout your graduate programme and support professional qualifications and charterships where appropriate.
The role can be based in the South West, South East and Manchester areas with UK travel required regardless of base location, therefore you must hold a full driving license.
This is an exciting opportunity in our fast-growing business.
If you want to work within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click APPLY for the Graduate Geotechnical Engineer!
Closing date is 5.30pm, 16th November 2018. Interviews to held late November/early December. Intake date is 28th January 2019.
The vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist. No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.

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