Geo-Environmental Consultant (Contaminated Land) - Manchester

Location
Manchester
Salary
£24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
03 Jul 2018
Closes
31 Jul 2018
Ref
RC 43
Contact
Ronnie Cooke
Function
Engineer
Job Type
Permanent

An excellent opportunity has become available for a Geo-Environmental Consultant to join a leading Environmental Consultancy in Manchester.

The successful candidate will work on a variety of projects including property development, engineering and construction.

We are looking for candidates with a strong academic background, preferably with a degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science or a similar discipline. Completing modules within Environmental Science or Contaminated Land would be beneficial.

Having a Masters in Geology, Hydrogeology or Environmental Science with a focus on Contaminated Land investigation and assessment would be advantageous.

Within this role, you will be expected to undertake both office and site work, completing site investigations, sampling and designing remediation projects.

Further duties will include:

  • The management and supervision of site investigations
  • Supporting environment and remediation teams
  • Visiting sites to complete sampling
  • Supervising contractors
  • Creating and maintaining accurate records
  • Use of site investigation techniques for Contaminated Land, Hydrogeological and Geotechnical investigations
  • Interpretive report writing
  • Analysing investigation results
  • Assisting in the design of remediation projects and option appraisals
  • Liaising with clients

To be considered for this role, candidates must have demonstrable industry experience and be familiar with current environmental legislation related to ground water and contaminated land.

You must have excellent communication skills and be willing to take responsibility for project management, client liaisons and supervising contractors.

The successful candidate will have an enthusiastic, determined personality and possess good teamworking skills. You will be committed to progressing your career within the contaminated land sector.

This role will require you to work outdoors, often away from the base office for extended periods of time.

As a significant proportion of this role will include visiting sites, candidates are required to have a UK drivers licence. Confidence in driving larger vehicles such as vans would be beneficial.

This role offers a competitive salary together with benefits and progression opportunities.

If this role is of interest to you or if you are searching for other roles relating to Geotechnical or Geoenvironmental Engineering please do not hesitate to contact Ronnie Cooke on 01792 362015 or email ronnie.cooke@penguinrecruitment.co.uk . We have many more vacancies available on our website at www.penguinrecruitment.co.uk. This is a permanent role.

Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.

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