Engineering geologists undertake technical and scientific analysis of rock, soil, groundwater and other conditions to determine the likely impact that major construction developments will have on sites.
collecting, analysing and interpreting data
accessing, using and analysing site information (such as radar images, aerial photographs, reports and geological maps) prior to site investigations
managing and liaising with construction engineers, consultants, contractors and geotechnical engineers
attending conferences and other events
collecting and analysing rock, bedrock and near-surface deposits
utilising specialist computer applications.
managing projects and setting objectives
providing advice and information to clients on a range of issues including for example proposed use, subsidence, construction materials etc
ensuring that projects keep to budgets and timescales
planning, organising and undertaking field work/site investigations