Graduate Soil Scientist - Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Application start and end date: 
10th February 2020 to 16th March 2020
Remuneration will be tailored to the individual, but will include a competitive salary and career progression through in-house training.
United Kingdom

Role Outline

Tim O'Hare Associates is a leading soil science and landscape engineering consultancy. The practice offers technical expertise and practical advice in:

• Soil Survey and Site Investigation

• Soil Handling and Management Strategies

• Soil Testing Services

• Design and Specification Technical Support

•Site Inspections and Monitoring Services.

We are offering a new and exciting opportunity for an individual to join our team in our head office in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. Comprehensive in-house training will be provided, and the opportunity to develop specialist skills relating to sports pitch agronomy, drainage design, habitat creation, topsoil, manufacture and landscape science.

Typical responsibilities would include:

  • Site Work – soil sampling, soil survey and site inspections/monitoring
  • Soil Testing – selecting and commissioning soil tests with relevant laboratories and
  • Processing incoming test results
  • Reporting – writing and issuing interpretative reports
  • Support – assisting with the planning, organisation and site work during soil surveys and site monitoring visits
  • Client Liaison – telephone and email enquiries


  • BSc or MSc (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (e.g. soil science, environmental science,
  • ecology, agricultural science, horticultural science, geography)
  • Self-starter, team player with strong inter-personal skills and proactive character
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Competent with standard IT software (Microsoft Office)
  • Full Clean Driving Licence


  • Member of a professional association
  • Relevant work experience
  • Use of AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, technical guidance and codes of practice
  • CSCS card

For more information about our practice please look on our website

If you require any further information about the position please contact Laura Hathaway-Jenkins (

To apply please send your CV and covering email to: