Graduate Geo-Environmental Specialist
We’re looking for a Graduate Geo-Environmental Specialist to join our growing GGS Scotland team, to help deliver our continuous ground gas monitoring services.
Based out of our office in Falkirk, this role will carry out site work across Scotland, whilst also contributing to data processing, interpretation and report writing.
See our job description below for more information. And if you're interested, you can apply via our LinkedIn job advert.
About the job
We’re looking for a Graduate Geo-Environmental Specialist to join our growing GGS Scotland team to help deliver our continuous ground gas monitoring services.
The role will involve carrying out specialist environmental monitoring, risk assessment and reporting on a variety of projects across Scotland.
You will work with the wider team to help deliver essential ground gas monitoring services, along with data processing, analysis and report writing.
In your role, you will:
conduct specialist ground gas monitoring surveys
accurately recording and processing environmental data
contribute to data analysis and report writing
carry out site and field work safely and in line with our Health & Safety policies
Caroline is an experienced environmental scientist having worked for 20 years in the environmental sector.
Caroline leads on producing our digital content along with providing work programme planning and management.
The role does require significant travel and field/site work. So, you will need to enjoy being outside, travelling the country and be comfortable working independently in the field.
What are we looking for?
We're looking for an enthusiastic applicant who wants to begin and develop a career in the world of ground gas and contaminated land.
Essential skills, knowledge and experience:
Bachelors degree in a relevant geo/environmental discipline
High level of computer literacy
Experience and enjoyment of field work
Good verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
A practical aptitude and good problem solving skills
Ability to work independently and within a team
Full UK driving license
Desirable skills, knowledge and experience
Post-graduate degree in a relevant geo/environmental discipline
Experience of the ground gas or contaminated land sector
We provide full specialist technical training to help you develop the ground gas monitoring and assessment skills required for the role. You will work closely with both the GGS Scotland team and the wider GGS family of experts, from site staff through to our directors.
As a new graduate starter, we will support you in your technical and professional development - drawing on the wide range of expertise across the company.
We have a skills development framework which provides a structured approach to tailor your specialist learning, development and progression through the company.
You will be based in the GGS Scotland office in Falkirk.
There will be regular site work primarily across Scotland, and occasional trips to our main UK office in Stockport (e.g. for training, whole company events).
Regular site work primarily across Scotland, along with trips to our UK office, based in Stockport. A company van will be available for travel to site.
Salary, working hours and employee benefits
Salary discussions on application.
Full-time (40 hours/week). But we will also consider part-time working (32 hours/week).
We a take a forward looking approach to taking care of our staff, providing a range of attractive benefits and encouraging a good work-life balance.
Some of these staff benefits include: good pension provision, opt-in for personal private medical insurance, flexible benefit pot, flexible working, over-night stay ‘bonus’ payments and work from home options (when not required to be on site or in the office).
From the Central Belt to the Highlands and Islands, GGS Scotland is a local provider of ground gas monitoring and risk assessment services. We use the latest continuous monitoring techniques, coupled with industry-leading expertise, to help our clients identify safe and cost-effective solutions to hazardous ground gas issues. This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing team.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing team and contribute to this rapidly expanding business. We are an inclusive employer, and we value giving equal opportunities to all.