Geoenvironmental / Contaminated Land Engineer - North West

Recruiter
Peritus Green Associates
Location
Lancashire
Salary
24000.00 - 34000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
29 Mar 2017
Closes
26 Apr 2017
Category
Engineering
Function
Engineer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Geoenvironmental / Contaminated Land Engineer - North West

North West

GBP24,00 - GBP34,000

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Geoenvironmental engineer to join an established Geo-Environmental Consultancy which provides specialist ground investigation expertise to a larger consultancy group of companies with offices nationwide.

You will be an ambitious Geo-Environmental Engineer with a strong track record within a similar role and have the ambition and drive to join a team that will enable you to develop those skills alongside likeminded technical specialists. The project base is varied across various sectors ranging from developers, waste, housing and renewables projects.

The successful candidate would ideally have:

  • B.Sc. / M.Sc. in an Environmental related subject.
  • Approximately 2 - 7 years experience in contaminated land investigation in the UK.
  • A strong technical background in the investigation, remediation and validation of contaminated land.
  • Technical Report writing experience of Phase 1, 2, 3 and 4 stages of investigation.
  • Knowledge of generic and site specific risk assessments, CLEA and other risk models, groundwater contamination, P20 assessments, landfill gas risk assessments, remediation techniques, waste soil classification, validation etc.
  • Experience and understanding of current UK legislation for contaminated land.
  • Some geotechnical knowledge, particularly with regard to foundation assessment, would be ideal.
  • Experience of logging soils to BS5930/Eurocode 7.
  • Full UK drivers licence.

The main responsibilities of the successful candidate would be:

  • Providing geo-environmental expertise and advice to the Group's area offices on a wide range of projects.
  • Producing Technical Reports: Phase 1 Desk Studies, Phase 2 Intrusive Geo-Environmental Reports, Phase 3 Remediation Statements, Phase 4 Validation Reports on a wide range of projects.
  • Liaising with and providing geo-environmental consultancy advice to Clients.
  • Liaison with Contaminated Land Officers, Environment Agency etc.
  • Designing investigation and remediation schemes.
  • Peer review of external reports.

You will be joining an established, highly respected company within the industry, with a strategy to expand and diverse their consultancy services. Therefore this is an exciting time to join and will give the successful applicant a real opportunity for diversity and career progression.

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