Land Quality Services/Geo-environmental Consultant - Glasgow

Vacancy type
Salary scale
How to apply
Please email your CV and covering letter to
Closing date
Friday, May 31, 2024

MHB Consultants are looking to grow our Land Quality Services department and have an exciting new vacancy arise. 

The Land Quality Services (LQS) team undertakes a wide range of site assessments/investigations 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 may 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.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • BSc Degree level qualification or equivalent in an applied geological science, preferably with practical experience managing and undertaking geological assessments and site investigations.
  • 2 to 4 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience with background with similar consultancy or contracting practice preferable
  • 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
  • Good communication, report writing and data analysis skills
  • Full driving licence valid in UK


  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual profit related bonus (up to £3600 tax free due to employee owned status)
  • 21 days’ annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays with an option to purchase up to an additional 5 days
  • Continuous training and development
  • Yearly Professional Membership paid
  • Company pension scheme
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Private Health Care
  • Range of additional company benefits