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Sandberg: Principal Geologist

Location: London

Sandberg is recruiting to further expand its Geology/Geomaterials Department.

THE ROLE

The Geology/Geomaterials department undertakes a range of UKAS accredited testing and consultancy on construction materials including natural stone, aggregate, mortar and concrete.

The position requires an individual prepared to undertake a variety of different and varied tasks including: 

• investigative work on construction materials of geological origin utilising petrographic and instrumentation techniques (SEM, XRD)
• failure and defect investigations
• coordination and supervision of laboratory testing schedules
• creating technical reports for clients
• supporting the laboratory’s UKAS accreditation
• interacting with clients
• assisting with the future growth and development of the department

This is a full time position based at our laboratories in Clapham, London.

There is potential for the successful applicant to progress within the firm to a more senior role.

THE PERSON

Required
The applicant should have
• a Geology degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (MSc or PhD)
• at least 5 years’ post-degree experience in construction materials analysis
• an ability to communicate clearly in English, both written and verbal

Preferred
The applicant should ideally be a Chartered Geologist and hold a full UK driving license.

THE FIRM
With over 160 years under our belt, Sandberg are considered to be one of the leading providers of engineering consultancy, testing and inspection services in the UK. We have been involved in projects as interesting and diverse as the Forth Bridge, Thames Barrier, Channel Tunnel, Canary Wharf, British Museum, Canterbury Cathedral, Dubai Metro and the Smithsonian Museum. Clients are similarly diverse; we can be engaged by property management companies, contractors, private individuals, established institutions and other consultancy firms.

Further information on the firm can be found at www.sandberg.co.uk

To apply please email a CV to ewan.maclean@sandberg.co.uk

Sandberg is proud to have a community feel and employ staff from a variety of different backgrounds. We are committed to continuing to develop a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome and will consider all applications that meet the above requirements.