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Experienced Geologist


GWP Consultants LLP is an independent consultancy partnership, located in Charlbury, Oxfordshire, originally formed in 1973, working in sustainable earth and water resources management in the UK and overseas.

Due to retirement, GWP has a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced geologist to join our team of geologists, geotechnical and mining engineers, hydrogeologists and surveyors. The successful applicant will have at least 5 (preferably 10) years’ industry experience, ideally within the quarrying/open cast mining industry within the UK or overseas.

GWP is involved in a very wide range of project, and whilst a significant amount of our work is quarrying in the UK and overseas, our team are very adaptable and relish taking on a wide variety of work that requires us to use our expertise.

Your role will include developing geological ground models, designing site investigations, resource evaluation, undertaking excavation phasing and scheduling, and other matters related to technical support for the extractive and waste industries.

You will be able to manage projects, liaise with Clients, plan, organise and manage site investigations, and work with and/or supervise other members of the team, and have excellent technical reporting skills.

The successful applicant should:

  • have a BSc Geology (2:1 or higher) or similar;
  • have a relevant geological PhD, MSc or extensive industry experience;
  • have experience of a wide variety of geological settings, e.g. hard rock, sand & gravel, clay;
  • be proficient in the use of LSS and GIS;
  • be a Chartered Geologist or be close to applying for Chartership.

You will need to be eligible to work in the UK, hold a full UK driving licence and have your own vehicle. You will be involved in office and site work (e.g. remote working around Quarries and in the field on uneven terrain) within the UK and, on occasions, overseas.

Further information about GWP and the range of work that we do can be found at

GWP offers a competitive salary and a staff benefits package that includes a workplace pension scheme, private medical and dental cover, access to mental health support and 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

Please apply by submitting a Covering Letter and CV, to:
GWP Consultants, Upton House, Market Street, Charlbury, Oxfordshire, OX7 3PJ
or via email to: [email protected].

No agencies please.

Tel: +44 (0)1608 810374

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