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Monitoring Engineer

18 February 2024
GEO-Instruments are seeking an experienced Monitoring Engineer to join the team.

Job Title

Monitoring Engineer



Purpose of the Role

The monitoring engineer provides support to the operations manager and project managers. The role is varied and includes interaction with the client and the public. The monitoring engineer is responsible for the supply and installation of geotechnical instrumentation, survey and management of subcontractors as well as data presentation to the client.

The monitoring engineer is responsible for purchasing equipment and hiring materials for their work area, as well as providing method Statements, risks assessments and activity briefings as well as commission installation reports. The monitoring engineer is required to work with a variety of key personnel on contracts and therefore has to be personable and confident.


Key Roles and Responsibilities



Collation, interpretation and monitoring of data that is shown in gtcvisual.

Managing, recording and filing of data.

Be aware of safe working practice of site operations by implementing procedures to reduce/remove site and safety hazards.



Attending data meetings and providing information for the clients.



Liaison between site supervisory staff and clients.

Assist in the management of operatives effectively to maximise performance and motivation.

Continuous Professional Development.

Work to and actively promote “The Keller Way”.

Comply with, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in accordance with Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement (FREDIE) principles.



Have an appreciation of the cost structure of the contract.

Understand the concept of fixed and variable costs and the difference between revenue and capital expenditure.

Appreciate the risk and opportunities available and demonstrate an understand of risk management.


Experience/Skills/Qualifications/Personal Attributes


Excellent writing skills. 

Proficient in AutoCAD.

Excellent computer skills and high proficiency in Excel.

Good interpersonal skills at all levels .

Ability work under pressure.

Good fault finding skills and presentation skills .

Knowledge of geotechnical engineering and best practices .

Familiarity with contract conditions and reporting of contractual changes.

Project management skills.

CSCS Card Holder.

CPCS Appointed Card. 



Experience of working in a monitoring/instrumentation role.

BEng/MEng Degree or equivalent Civil Engineering/Geology related Degree.


Personal Attributes          

Willingness to ask when in doubt or facing new situations.

Energetic and adaptable in fast paced environment.

Flexibility to carry out duties not part of the normal remit in the interests of the team.

Self-sufficient and highly organised.