Graduate Land Quality Consultant - Glasgow

Vacancy type
Full-time permanent
Salary scale
How to apply
Please send email and covering letter to
Closing date
Friday, March 31, 2023

The Land Quality Services team undertakes a wide range of site assessment/investigation and associated reporting for a diverse range of clients and the successful applicant will be required to undertake and manage projects, fieldwork and data and assist in preparing subsequent reports to provide advice to clients.

The role is primarily office based in Glasgow and working with the various MHB departments. Work will require travelling and working away from home at times depending on the project requirements.

If successful, you will be trained to assist the team in the following areas:



Managing all aspects of geo-environmental assessment projects.

Carry out Site Appraisals and Site Contamination Assessments from Stage 1 Tier 1 to Stage 3.

Organising site investigation and laboratory testing services in advance of field works.

Supervise both geo-environmental and geotechnical site investigations using all techniques commonly employed.

Developing health and safety plans to cover identified work tasks.

Site Investigation management and supervision.

Logging experience of soil and rock in accordance with BS5930:2015.

Arranging laboratory analysis of soil and rock samples.

Data collation, manipulation and assessment.

Factual and interpretative reporting of investigations and assessments.

Developing client relationships.

Liaison with subcontractors.

Travel and attend internal and external meetings as required.

Adhere to working instructions as specified from internal and external clients.

Conduct internal paperwork as required.

Communicate with internal and external parties.



If you are interested in applying, we would love to hear from you. Alongside the desire to build a successful career in the geo-environmental sector, we are looking for:

BSc Degree level qualification or equivalent in an applied geological science, preferably with practical experience managing and undertaking geological assessments and site investigations.

Background with similar consultancy or contracting practice preferable but new graduates maybe considered.

Demonstrable background in managing ground investigation fieldworks on site, and geo-environmental consultancy projects.

A good understanding of site investigation techniques /contaminated land assessment

Good IT skills, including relevant professional software knowledge (modelling & logging software such as gINT/Holebase; AutoCAD, surfer, HazWasteOnline and GIS software)

Good communication, report writing and data analysis skills

Full driving licence valid in UK

Why consider this role

Company has a “can do” attitude.

A chance to develop technical skills and for career progression within a growing employee owned company.

First class career development opportunities on technically challenging projects.

About the Company

MHB Consultants was established in 2006 and currently has 46 staff based in three offices (Glasgow, Edinburgh and York). Workload is 70% design work in the rail industry with the balance in transportation, energy, heavy civil engineering and structural sectors. Company aim is provide hands on high quality design work. MHB became an Employee Owned company in July 2020, as an employee owned business MHB is always looking for capable and self-motivated team members who want to join a successful business and share in our future success.

· Annual bonus (up to £3600 tax free)
· 30 days’ annual leave (includes 8 Bank Holidays flexibly taken), with an option to purchase additional 5 days annual leave
· Company Group pension
· Group Life Insurance
· Private Health Insurance

To apply please email your details to