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Archaeological Geophysicist

  Neo Environmental Ltd in Flexible (to cover UK and Ireland)
  Apply before: 30/04/2021
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
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Neo Environmental, an award-winning planning and environmental consultancy, have an exciting opportunity for an experienced archaeological geophysicist with relevant commercial experience for projects throughout the UK and Ireland. The position will offer the right individual the opportunity to work for a well-established and growing multi-disciplinary consultancy.

The role will involve a mixture of fieldwork and report writing, primarily for geophysical survey work using magnetometry. The role will involve sites across the UK and Ireland, however an arrangement for desk-based analysis and reporting for geophysical surveys is also under consideration. Ideally the position will be based at either our Warrington Office or Ballymena Office. However, we are open to remote working in the Republic of Ireland or the UK for the right individual. Accommodation and travel expenses will be provided for all site work.

The successful candidate will work on a wide variety of project types, with the main focus on renewable energy developments. Prospective candidates will be expected to have excellent analytical and report writing skills, as well as appropriate experience with software used for geophysical survey data.

  • Manage, oversee and undertake geophysical surveys;
  • Undertake analysis, interpretation and reporting for geophysical data received from surveys;
  • Producing drawings and figures commensurate with survey results;
  • Provide advice on further archaeological work in line with survey results and interpretation;
  • Contribute to other desk-based assessments and archaeological fieldwork duties (e.g., watching briefs, evaluations) where necessary; and
  • Liaising with landowners, contractors, stakeholders and third parties.
Essential Criteria
  • Demonstrable experience with both archaeological geophysical survey and other types of archaeological fieldwork in the UK and/or Ireland;
  • Good knowledge of UK and Irish archaeology;
  • Technically competent, with experience of software used for geophysical survey analysis as well as GIS and CAD;
  • Highly motivated with a strong attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; and
  • Full clean driving licence and own transport.
Desirable Criteria
  • Holder of CSCS/CSR/Safepass;
  • Membership of IAI/CIfA.
  • Tendering Experience
  • Good knowledge of a range of surveying techniques (magnetometry, resistivity, GPR)
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