Current Vacancies

We are always interested in hearing from people from a range of specialist disciplines so if you cannot see a vacancy posted on our careers page for your particular skills and experience please contact us for a discussion on career opportunities with MJCA.

If you would like to receive further details on any of the vacancies listed below please contact our recruitment department on telephone number 01827 717891 or alternatively applicants should email their curriculum vitae to juliewarner@mjca.co.uk. MJCA is an equal opportunities employer.

Our office is based near Atherstone which is located centrally within the Midlands within easy reach of Birmingham, Coventry and Leicester.

If you are ready for a challenge and feel confident that you have the ambition and drive to make a difference and add value to our business then we would like to hear from you.

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Assistant Surveyor

MJCA are now looking to recruit an Assistant Surveyor to join our team of surveying professionals.  Our office is based near Atherstone which is located centrally within the Midlands within easy reach of Birmingham, Coventry and Leicester.

The role will involve carrying out site surveys using GPS, total station and other surveying equipment and processing survey data, creating cross sections and carrying out volumetric calculations using processing software. You will provide technical advice to clients throughout the UK.

To succeed in this role you will need to have good written and verbal communication skills.  You will need to learn to use 3D computer modelling packages and will need excellent mathematical skills.  A qualification in surveying, civil engineering or a similar discipline would be beneficial. A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail as well as having a full UK driving licence is essential.

No previous experience is necessary as training will be provided for office and site based work.  We will work with you to ensure that you gain the training and experience necessary to enable you to progress in your career, encourage you to obtain RICS Chartered status and progress to the top of the profession.


Graduate Engineering Geologist / Geotechnical Engineer

Due to our ever increasing workload we are looking for a Graduate Engineering Geologist or Geotechnical Engineer to work on geotechnical projects throughout the UK.

The role will be both office based and site based.  Site works will include supervision of earthworks, site investigations, landfill engineering construction quality assurance and monitoring and testing.  Office works will include technical report and specification preparation, desk studies and data collation and review.  You should be familiar with the use of MS Office Software.  Training will be provided as necessary for the use of slope stability and geotechnical software and AutoCAD and LSS draughting packages.

The candidate should have a BSc in Geology or Earth Sciences (which have a geotechnical element) or a BEng in Civil Engineering.  A Masters Degree in Engineering Geology or Geotechnical Engineering or other related subject would be an advantage.  The candidate must have a full driving licence.  No prior experience of working in a consultancy is necessary and training will be provided for office and site based works.


Graduate Hydrogeologist

Due to an increasing number of project commissions MJCA now has a need to expand its team of geologists and hydrogeologists.  Successful candidates will be involved in a range of projects including hydrogeological impact assessments for mineral sites, assessment of the groundwater, surface water resources and flooding for new developments, hydrogeological risk assessments the potential risks to groundwater arising from current and proposed waste management facilities including landfill and the design of containment systems for such facilities and the investigation and assessment of risks from contaminated land.

The role will be both office based and site based.  Site works will involve ground gas, groundwater and surface water monitoring and sampling, site investigation including the supervision of borehole drilling and trial pitting, geological logging and the collection of samples.  Office based work includes the research of information for desk studies, assessment of monitoring databases and the preparation of reports.

A MSc in hydrogeology or a related MSc subject would be preferable although we will consider candidates with a good degree in geological or geo-environmental sciences and who have an interest in developing a career in environmental consultancy. The candidate must have a full driving licence.  No experience is necessary and training will be provided for office and site-based works.


Hydrogeologist / geologist  – Senior Consultant or Consultant level

Successful candidates will be working in our geology and hydrogeology department involved in a range of projects in the mineral and waste sector, the assessment of the impacts of land development on water resources and water quality, the investigation and assessment of risks arising from environmental incidents and contaminated land, together with providing technical support to our environmental planning and permitting departments.  We provide our consultants with opportunities to be involved with all aspects of the project works from the preparation of desk based studies, field monitoring, planning and supervising site investigation works to the preparation of reports including detailed quantitative risk assessment, hydrogeological models and the implementation of remediation solutions. The role will be both office based and site based.  A UK driving licence is essential.


Senior Planning Consultant

You will direct and input to projects and have knowledge and understanding of current and evolving UK planning and environmental legislation to provide guidance and technical advice and support to the environmental planning team in respect of planning policy and legislation, the preparation of planning applications, the co-ordination of EIAs and the preparation of environmental statements.    Experience in minerals, waste and or energy planning is preferred but other disciplines or experience will be considered.  A full UK driving licence is essential.

You will be a motivated, well-organised individual with high standards of written work and an eye for detail with experience in project management, budgeting and financial control. Membership of RTPI or working towards a chartership is an advantage. However, for the right candidate support to work towards and gain experience to chartership may be available.  As a key member of the team, you will be expected to play a proactive role in company performance and management and development of new business opportunities for strategic growth and development of the company.

If you are seeking an opportunity that allows you to reach a high level of professional achievement, working on an exciting range of projects within a motivated and supportive team MJCA is interested in talking to you.