Job Opportunities

Field Technician/Junior Scientist

Company Name

Cbec eco-engineering UK Ltd


Alloa or Inverness

Closing Date


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cbec is looking to recruit for a position within our technical team. The role will comprise a combination of on-site data collection and office-based processing and analysis. The position will primarily involve topographic and bathymetric surveying, as well as assisting with geomorphic assessments, sediment sampling and hydrological monitoring. The successful candidate would preferably be based in Scotland (Alloa or Inverness areas) with a combination of fieldwork, office and home-working. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Supporting topographic/ bathymetric surveys and hydrological or other fluvial assessments
2. Process collected data and generate required outputs
3. Manipulation and analysis of data using GIS and Excel
4. Provision of technical input to project reports and proposals
5. Communicate regularly with project managers and other technical team members
6. Adhere to all HSE requirements (e.g. site inductions) Essential Criteria:
• Be educated to at least degree level in a relevant subject, with an interest in/ understanding of fluvial
• A willingness to travel within the UK and to work outside in adverse weather conditions
• Excellent IT skills (e.g. Microsoft Office)
• Good communication skills (e.g. oral presentations and report writing)
• Ability to use initiative and best-judgement to resolve problems Desirable Criteria:
• A knowledge of surveying and the use of field equipment (e.g. RTK-GPS, Total Station) and associated processing software
• Experience of CAD and GIS software
• Understanding of hydraulics, hydrology and hydraulic modelling

This position will remain open until it is filled
Please direct all enquiries and applications (CV and covering letter) to or 01463 718831.