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Geologist - Scotland


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Leiths (Scotland) Ltd is a family owned group of companies primarily engaged in quarry operations supported by a civil engineering and surfacing division.  The group is one of the largest independent companies operating in the sector within Scotland.  

We currently have a vacancy for a Geologist at our Head Office in Aberdeen. 

Reporting to the Planning & Development Manager you will be required to support our existing quarrying operations and new development opportunities within Scotland.

The role will involve: 

  • Managing the geological requirements of our existing sand & gravel and hard rock quarries including the provision of resource assessments, geotechnical support under the Quarries Regulations 1999 and supporting our site management teams.  
  • Undertaking desktop and field-based assessments for future quarry sites.
  • Quarry development design & planning for existing operations and future development opportunities.
  • Assisting with regulatory management and development of quarrying operations including planning applications, environmental consenting and licencing. 

You’ll be an experienced geologist with a well-developed knowledge of aggregate quarrying, a sound appreciation of H&S risk assessment and management and good communication skills. You’ll also have a good working knowledge of LSS, CAD or similar design and modelling software.

We’re looking for a person who has, as a minimum, an undergraduate degree in geology or a similar earth science who is either a chartered geologist or is working towards full chartership. 

A driving licence will be required as the role will involve travel throughout Scotland.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a diverse and progressive Company who regard people as their most valuable asset.

To download an application form and view our other vacancies please visit:  

Please forward your application form and up-to-date CV to:
Nichola Greig, HR Department, Leiths (Scotland) Ltd, Rigifa, Cove, Aberdeen, AB12 3LR or by email to [email protected]

In return, we offer an attractive salary and benefits which include 33 days annual leave and training & development with opportunity for personal promotion within this diverse organisation.

Leiths (Scotland) Ltd are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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