Lead Geo-technical/Geo-environmental Engineer

The Mineral Planning Group Ltd.

Bingley, West Yorkshire
Dependent upon experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.mpgyorks.co.uk headoffice@mpgyorks.co.uk

Closing date: Thursday, 6th December 2018  

The Mineral Planning Group Ltd (MPG) offer specialised consultancy services to our clients across the U.K in all aspects of Environmental Planning / Permitting. We are best known for making successful planning applications for Quarries, Mines and Waste Sites.

Over our 27 years in practice MPG have built and reinforced a reputation for providing the best straightforward advice and achieving positive results for clients where others simply couldn’t. We are currently undergoing a period of rapid growth and, as such, are looking to further our existing in-house expertise with new team members.

We are seeking a Top-Class Geo-technical/Geo-environmental Engineer, with at least 5 years of industry experience leading, or, managing:

  • The Design & Management of site-investigations (phase 1 & 2)
  • Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Reports
  • Geo-environmental Remediation & Mitigation Schemes
  • Quarry Regulations Assessments
  • Generic Quantitative Risk Assessments
  • Detailed Quantitative Risk Assessments
  • Geotechnical Designs (preferably quarry design)
  • Earthworks Designs


  • BSc in a relevant geotechnical or geo-environmental science
  • >5 years of relevant and demonstrable industry experience
  • Excellent report / general prose writing skills – Writing in ‘Plain English’
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • An ability to achieve results both independently and as a team member
  • Good proof-reading ability
  • Full UK driving license
  • Experience of quarry & landfill projects, or, environments
  • Sound CAD Drawing ability


  • MSc in a relevant geotechnical or geo-environmental science
  • Membership of the IAEG
  • Confident public speaker

Salary and Benefits are dependent upon experience but a salary bracket of £32,500 - £40,000 may be used as a guide for applicants.

The position will carry a high degree of autonomy, ultimately reporting to only Company Directors.

The position would be based out of our new head-offices in Bingley, West Yorkshire, within easy reach of both Leed’s and Bradford’s city centers.

The successful applicant will spearhead our expansion into the Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental markets whilst building and mentoring a team around them.

The Salary and Benefits package offered will ultimately reflect the contribution that the successful applicant is able to make to the business. A range of current benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Payment of industry / professional body memberships
  • Health Care cash-plan
  • Own Vehicle Breakdown Cover

Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss the position, or, its requirements in greater detail. Please send applications by way of a Covering Letter, C.V & a short example of written work (Maximum 3 Pages) to headoffice@mpgyorks.co.uk

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