cbec is recruiting…

 

FIELD TECHNICIAN/ JUNIOR SCIENTIST

cbec is looking to recruit for a position within our technical team. The primary role will be in field data collection, predominantly topographic/ bathymetric surveying but also fluvial audits, sediment sampling and flow measurements. The position will involve a combination of on-site data collection and office-based processing and analysis.  It will be based mainly from either cbec’s Alloa or Inverness office.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supporting topographic/ bathymetric surveys and hydrological or other fluvial assessments
  2. Process collected data and generate required outputs
  3. Manipulation and analysis of data using GIS and Excel
  4. Provision of technical input to project reports and proposals
  5. Communicate regularly with project managers and other technical team members
  6. Adhere to all HSE requirements (e.g. site inductions)

 

Essential Criteria:

  • Be educated to at least degree level in a relevant subject, with an interest/ understanding of fluvial environments
  • A willingness to travel within the UK and to work outside in adverse weather conditions
  • Excellent IT skills (e.g. Microsoft Office)
  • Good communication skills (e.g. oral presentations and report writing)
  • Ability to use initiative and best-judgement to resolve problems

 

Desirable Criteria:

  • A knowledge of surveying and the use of field equipment (e.g. RTK-GPS, Total Station) and associated processing software
  • Experience of CAD and GIS software
  • Understanding of hydraulics, hydrology and hydraulic modelling

 

There is no specific closing date for this application.  Please direct all enquiries and applications (CV and covering letter) to info@cbecoeng.co.uk or 01463 718831.