Role description

Ready for your next big project? Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) are looking for a Geological Investigations Manager to develop and deliver the plans for surface based and underground investigations.

You will manage obtaining data from geological investigations and site based surveys as well as consulting with site teams and suppliers. You will play a key role in the successful delivery of site based for the GDF programme, so experience in characterising deeper geology, such as deep mining or oil & gas, is key.

You will be joining a resolute team and this role could suit whether you are experience or earlier on in your career. As a Geological Investigations Manager, you will;

  • Maintain and develop the understanding of approaches to the design and delivery of needs-driven investigations (surface-based and underground investigations, etc) and input this knowledge and understanding into discussions with key stakeholders, as necessary.
  • Responsible for preparing technical specifications suitable for procuring the full range of investigations and related activities needed to meet the site specific design, safety, and environmental assessment information requirements.
  • Support the Head of Site Characterisation in the development of a technical specification for a site characterisation database.
  • Responsible for managing and delivering high quality geological inputs to site evaluations, preliminary assessments, and Initial Site Evaluations for potential repository sites.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing organisation with a platform to enhance your career. You should have a good first degree within earth science or geological based engineering, and a drive to become chartered. RWM is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join them and offer excellent enhancement opportunities to continue your growth.

RWM is growing. With an organisation that is to grow from 200 people to 400+ people over the next 4 years, your responsibilities will expand with it. As a result, this role offers you the opportunity to develop both your skill set and your career.

The money’s great, with an attractive salary, an annual bonus up to 30%, 30 days of annual leave (with public holidays on top) and one of the most generous pensions currently available in the UK (Civil Service Alpha Pension Scheme).

They are not just about 9-5. Your life outside of work is important to RWM and so they welcome conversations about flexibility to help you meet both personal and professional commitments.

Click the apply button now to send over your CV, we will call you to discuss the role in more detail. Even if your CV is not up to date then please send the most recent version, and we can discuss your recent experience on the phone.

About RWM:

RWM’s vision as an organisation is to create a safer future by managing radioactive waste effectively, to protect people and the environment, collaborating with experts on multi-million-pound research programmes and radioactive waste producers to find ways to package it that are suitable for disposal in a Geological Disposal Facility.

Equal Opportunities:

We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included, and able to perform at their best. At RWM we are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the communities we support. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBTQ+ and candidates who have a disability.

Disability Confident:

In promoting equal opportunities, RWM welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet all of the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of disabled candidates who meet all of the essential criteria, RWM will interview the best candidates from within that group.

Recruitment professional, based in Cumbria UK, experienced working within Nuclear, Transportation and Financial industries. Communicates and partners with all levels of personnel by using excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Diversity and Inclusion is a big passion of mine and work to promote inclusivity in the workplace.

Alexandria Gleason