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GGS – Ground Gas Solutions

Job title Geo-Environmental Specialist
Location Milton Keynes
Salary range £25,000 plus (depending on experience), company vehicle, additional benefits
Date posted 23-Nov-21
Apply by 31-Jan-22
Contact Lisa Hathway
Tel: 07538 012 330

What is the role?

We're looking for a Geo-Environmental Specialist with at least two years’ work experience to join our vibrant and growing company.  The role will involve carrying out specialist gas monitoring and gas management verification services on various active construction and proposed development sites across the south of England.

After initial specialist training with our Head Office team, you will be assigned to the newly formed Southern Regional Office where you will report to our Regional Manager. With support from the wider GGS technical team, you will provide specialist ground gas related services for new and existing developments. Using a range of hand-held, continuous gas monitoring and verification equipment, the role will involve data collection, analysis, verification and reporting.

The role requires significant independent travel, work away from home (frequently Monday to Friday) and a familiarity with site investigation and construction sites - so if you enjoy variety, being outside and travelling the country, then this job could be a great fit for you!

About us

We are the UK's leading experts in providing continuous ground gas monitoring, analysis and interpretation services. We pride ourselves on providing a professional, expert and bespoke service to our clients.

At GGS, we are a close-knit company, and you will be working with colleagues from across the business from technicians to Directors. As a Geo-Environmental Specialist, we will support you in your technical and professional development - drawing on the wide range of expertise across the company.

We are an inclusive employer and we value giving equal opportunities to all.

What we're looking for?

We're looking for an enthusiastic applicant who wants to develop and progress a career in the world of ground gas and contaminated land within our GGS family of experts.

Essential skills, knowledge and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant geo/environmental discipline
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience of site investigation and monitoring or work on construction sites.
  • Good decision-making ability
  • A practical aptitude and good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload to meet deadlines
  • Full UK driving licence

Desirable skills

  • Post-graduate degree in a relevant geo/environmental discipline
  • Experience of verification of gas protection measures
  • Experience of ground-gas monitoring work (especially in consultancy)
  • Membership and involvement with a relevant professional institution

Salary band

  • £25,000 plus, depending on experience
  • Company vehicle

Additional Benefits

  • Flexible working (with up to two hours for lunch)
  • 30 min paid lunch break
  • Ability to work from home
  • Death in service benefit (twice annual salary)
  • Above average annual leave entitlements
  • Additional ‘Flexi-days’ leave
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Working away from home bonus
  • GGS skills framework and salary bands
  • Payment of professional subscriptions
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Annual CPIH inflation pay rise