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Geoscience Consultant

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Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Geoscience Consultant

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

For over 30 years Galson Sciences Limited has been providing Consultancy and Research expertise to nuclear sector clients worldwide. We specialise in radioactive waste management, decommissioning and site end states, and surface/near-surface and geological disposal. In April 2021, Galson Sciences Limited joined the Egis Group. The merger has created excellent synergies, expanding the range and depth of experience offering in support of radioactive waste management solutions in the UK, in France and abroad, and the company is growing rapidly.


Egis Group is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. With a workforce over 16,000 strong worldwide, we work together with our clients, across every aspect of transport, energy and the built environment to build a more balanced, sustainable and resilient world. In the UK we're proud to be delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment, and meet emission reduction targets. From motorways to tramways, nuclear power plants to smart cities, clients choose us to help them solve their most complex challenges - delivering climate-responsible growth that meets the needs of communities, industry, and the planet.


We are looking for a Geoscience Consultant to work alongside our team of technical experts in a multi-faceted role including technical research, project management and business development.

Job description

Galson Sciences Limited are part of the supply chain supporting the UK GDF programme, specifically on projects relating to the geological characterisation of potential sites to the host the geological disposal facility.


You’ll be given a unique opportunity to work on these multi-disciplinary geological characterisation projects, as well as develop all-round experience and expertise in the nuclear decommissioning, radioactive waste management and disposal industry. You’ll work in small teams alongside world-class experts and be given ample opportunities to develop expertise and grow into the role early in your career.


You’ll have the opportunity to provide services to clients on an international basis and deliver high-quality research while building and maintaining strong client and project team relationships.



Key responsibilities will include:


  • Delivery and support on quality technical projects in a timely cost-effective manner, in accordance with regulations and internal procedures.
  • On a daily basis, technical project work may involve the collation, analysis and integration of geological, hydrogeological and/or geotechnical datasets for the purposes of developing sub-surface models or characterisation plans.
  • Delivery written work and research on a wide range of industry, regulatory and policy projects in the UK and overseas.
  • Presentation of research and findings to clients in meetings and workshops.
  • Project management in accordance with company standards and guidelines (training provided).


About you:

If you’re a recent post-graduate or expert with several years’ experience in the geoenergy industry who’s motivated by a challenging and innovative environment and keen to contribute to the development of a growing, dynamic company, we’d love to hear from you.


Essential requirements:


  • PhD or MSc in earth sciences and/or a BSc alongside relevant experience in the radioactive waste sector or in other geoenergy sectors (such as oil and gas).
  • Ability to deliver high-quality geological characterisation work with excellent attention to detail within tight deadlines.
  • Excellent time management, prioritisation and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Excellent presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, using English language.
  • Strong IT skills and proficiency in all areas of MS Office, including Word, Excel and Teams.


Desirable skills and experience:

  • Modelling, particularly with respect to groundwater flow and/or contaminant transport in geological media (e.g. GoldSim, COMSOL).
  • Radioactive waste management planning/options assessment, disposal, nuclear safety and related fields, potentially with experience at nuclear sites.
  • Familiarity with environmental safety case development.
  • Project and contract management experience.
  • Coding skills (e.g. Python, C++)


To apply, please provide your CV and a Cover Letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role.
Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks: Right to Work permanently in the UK, Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.



We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and every one’s contribution as this builds our culture and means that if you work with us, you will be included, listened to, and respected.


Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

7-MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Minimum level of experience required