- Build and maintain relationships with clients and other professionals involved in the site.
- Maintain safety standards on site.
- Be mindful of cost implications when you make recommendations
- Complete three distinct stages for each project you undertake.
- Study geological maps and aerial photographs from a range of sources and from different time periods
- Examine construction plans to see how feasible they are based on your understanding of the site
- Investigate risks or geological hazards for the site
- Search for environmentally sensitive features, such as landfill
- Start to develop factual and interpretive ground models.
- Plan field investigations.
- Drill and analyses samples of bedrock, soil, groundwater and additional materials
- Supervise other professionals on site
- Solve technical issues as they arise, such as unexpected structures at drill sites
- Monitor conditions during and after construction to make sure structures are stable in the short and long term.
- Adding data collected on site to your initial research
- Creating geotechnical calculations, drawings, and two or three-dimensional computer models interpreting the data.
- Making recommendations about the proposed use of the site.