Senior Geo-Environmental Consultant – Leeds

Recruiter
Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
£27,000 - £32,000
Posted
18 Oct 2016
Closes
29 Nov 2016
Ref
ENV262
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and dynamic Senior Engineer or Consultant to join our clients Geotechnical and Environmental team in Leeds. The successful applicant would be expected to technically and financially manage and deliver projects through from initial quotation to issue of reports, particularly in the areas of geo-environmental site investigation and assessment, remediation and reclamation design, contract management, design implementation and validation. The ability to rapidly assimilate site data and provide robust, pragmatic advice pertinent to the clients’ needs is crucial.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will have opportunities to help develop and grow the environmental
business in the North taking a lead role in this area of expertise. Therefore, the successful candidate
will be enthusiastic, confident, self-motivated and dynamic with excellent verbal and written
communication ability together with the following key skills:

  • Design and implementation of Preliminary Risk Assessments and Intrusive Ground
    Investigations including soil and rock logging, soil and groundwater sampling and in-situ
    testing.
  • High level understanding of contaminated land legislation and the planning regime as well as ability to provide clear and valued commercial advice understanding individual Client and project needs.
  • Interpretative report writing including undertaking human health risk and groundwater
    assessment utilising CLEA, ConSim, RBCA, SNIFFER, BP RISC and EA Remedial Targets for Hydrogeological Risk Assessment.
  • Contaminated land remedial works - outline design and specification.
  • Preparation of detailed design of contaminated land earthworks and remediation schemes.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Experienced project manager able to lead technical project teams;
  • Good client facing skills are essential.
  • A BSc or BEng in a relevant Geological or Environmental Discipline and MSc in related
    subject an advantage.
  • Undertaking preliminary geotechnical assessments such as basic foundation designs is seen as an advantage.
  • A strong sense of customer service and focus; ability to mentor junior staff and excellent
    organisational skills.

The role offers excellent career progression opportunities within a friendly and professional team that
is proud of the quality of the service it delivers to its clients, with a clear vision for innovation. The
benefits include a competitive salary, according to skills and experience, together with an excellent
flexible benefits package.

REF: ENV262