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Senior Environmental Consultant

Newmarket, Suffolk
Job Type
20 Sep 2022
This challenging and exciting opportunity requires an individual with technical and project management experience within the environmental / remediation / contaminated land sectors. Our client is a multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy, specialising in environmental claims management, ground verification and monitoring, remediation, incident response and contaminated land projects across the UK. They have an excellent reputation for the successful management of complex environmental incidents for commercial clients in the construction, energy, chemical, industrial and agricultural markets offering design and implantation of in situ remediation programmes on often challenging brownfield sites. They also offer a wide range of soil and groundwater remediation treatments, and additionally the design of sustainable environmental based solutions to the public sector, property developers, construction contractors, and to the chemical and petrochemical industry. Overview Our client s environmental teams across the UK have a strategy to grow significantly over the next three to five years, and thus have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Environmental Consultant to play a key role in realising this strategy. The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience and technical expertise in contaminated land ground investigation, risk assessment and remediation. Working on multiple schemes simultaneously within various sectors, the responsibilities will comprise of both operational and financial management of projects, leading and working within a multi-skilled team, conducting technical reviews, interpretative report writing, liaison and meetings with clients and regulatory authorities, and ensuring compliance with health and safety guidelines. The Role Holistic project management of ground and site investigations, soil sampling and environmental monitoring schemes, including trial pits, window sampling and bore hole logging etc. Safe, profitable and timely delivery / management of numerous sites and projects, all running simultaneously at differing stages of the contract lifecycle Leading the production and submission of client focused proposals, bids and designs, and taking full accountability for all interpretative / factual reporting and report writing Preparation of factual geo-environmental and interpretative contaminated land reports including Desk Studies, Phase I & II Site Investigations etc, coupled with any additional verification reports Day to use of specific industry related software Ensure professional relationships (internal and external) are developed and maintained to maximise the opportunity to successfully procure and profitably deliver projects To work and dispense your accountabilities proactively and effectively, helping to ensure that individual and team targets are achieved or exceeded To ensure any arising issues or challenges are managed to the requirements of the company procedures and remain of prime importance The Person You will possess a relevant degree within a related discipline (earth sciences etc), combined with demonstrable experience within the environmental sector You will offer the ability to manage and deliver projects safely, timely and on budget, with an understanding of the financial / commercial management of schemes Extensive Phase I & Phase II investigation experience You will be expected to combine office based technical works with full project management duties, whilst simultaneously supporting and mentoring a team Demonstrable project delivery competency, including an appreciation of HSE requirements Ability to promote alternative solutions through development and implementation of new concepts, strategies and service offerings to the business Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, being able to relate to individuals at all levels in an organisation, and able to establish and maintain respect both professionally and personally Familiarity with the relevant technical industry requirements / regulations Excellent numerical and IT skills, including data interpretation, the use of Microsoft Word and Excel, and where applicable industry related software packages An attractive salary and benefits package (permanent) is on offer to the successful candidate, along with longevity of work, given the forward order workload and the company s continued commitment to growth across the industry. We are committed to equal opportunities. We wish to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and appointed solely on their suitability for the post irrespective of race, gender, age, disability, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, marital / civil partnership status, religion / belief or nationality
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  • Job Reference: 717194751-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: PWS Technical Services (UK) Ltd
    PWS Technical Services (UK) Ltd
  • Location: Newmarket, Suffolk
  • Salary: £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus benefits package
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent