I am an extremely hard working and driven Soil Scientist with over two years experience of researching and documenting soil properties, mapping contaminated land, evaluating ecological remediation, conserving groundwater and monitoring the environment. I can directly apply my specialist knowledge to real life situations to successfully analyse and interpret samples, data, and information. I am currently looking for a challenging opportunity within the geo-environmental industry.
I’m a member of The British Society of Soil Science (BSSS) and regularly attend their events to share my knowledge and findings
Assisting the Soil Research Centre at the University of Reading in the analysis of soil samples
2011 – 2014
BSc Biological Sciences
University of Reading
Grade achieved: 2:1
Building Blocks of Life
Digestion and Nutrition
Soils in the Environment
Ecology and Behaviour
Survey and Land Evaluation
2009 – 2011 Results: Biology: A Chemistry: A Geography: A
Aug 2015 – Present
Soil Scientist Bio World Services
Main duties performed:
Conducting site investigation studies for local authorities and private clients
Carrying out soil and ground studies across various sites in the UK
Performing soil, gas and water sampling and monitoring
Assessing soil chemistry and understanding the nature of soil constituents and their interactions, the assessment of soil fertility and crop nutrition
Modelling information using specialist computer systems
Writing technical scientific and non-scientific reports and papers
Producing geomorphological, lithological and hydrogeological maps
Managing and coordinating teams and field projects
Recommending land management strategies to landowners and local councils
Giving presentations and attending meetings, events and conferences
Monitoring crop production and pollution control
Ensuring the reduction of soil degradation
The management of land, including regular irrigation assessments of potential soil structure degradation
Recycling of organic materials to land (e.g. farmyard manures, compost, etc.)
Producing environmental benefit statements for land remediation
Mar 2014 – Jul 2015
Microbiology Analyst Stansted Laboratories Ltd
Main duties performed:
Performing microbiological analysis of water and soil samples and identifying particular microorganisms
Writing technical reports and inputting data on specialist computer systems
Presenting results and findings to senior supervisors, scientists and clients
Completing scheduled laboratory and equipment maintenance and cleaning
Working in a scientific team with specialist equipment
Regularly liaising with colleagues, admin staff and external professionals
Attended the 5th Global Workshop on Digital Soil Mapping held in Denmark
Enzymes in the Environment; Ecology and Applications (BSSS)
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) – BSC
• Field work and computer-based information gathering
• Data collection, correlation, interpretation and analysis
• Laboratory techniques that include DNA extractions and GC analysis
• IT skills: MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), ArcGIS, Statistical software (MiniTab and R Software) and Soil Modelling programs (DNDC).
Hobbies and interests
In my spare time, I regularly attend events held by The BSSS where I’m able to meet distinguished scientists and keep up to date with the latest developments and research in the field. Furthermore, I enjoy travelling with my family to discover and explore new environments, landmarks, cultures and cuisine.
Mr William Anderson Head Scientist, Bio World Services Address: 50 Edmund Rd, Chester, CY2 9DA Tel: 0833 4567 2346 Email:[email protected]
Mrs Kelly Blank Senior Researcher, Stansted Laboratories Ltd Address: Left Road, Devon, DP1 3FQ Tel: 0980 3456 7655 Email:[email protected]
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