Matchtech

Senior/Principal Environmental Consultant

Recruiter
Location
Reading
Salary
£30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
22 Feb 2017
Closes
22 Mar 2017
Ref
EMP373246
Contact
Jessica Cutler
Sector
Environment
Discipline
Environmental
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This specialist company is looking for an ambitious Senior/Principal Environmental Consultant to join and provide environmental advice to their small team.

The successful candidate would ideally have:

* B.Sc. / M.Sc. in an Environmental related subject
* Be Chartered or close to being Chartered
* Extensive experience in contaminated land investigation in the UK
* A strong technical background in the investigation, remediation and validation of contaminated land, site specific risk assessments, CLEA and other risk models, groundwater contamination, P20 assessments, landfill gas risk assessments, remediation techniques, waste and soil classification, validation etc.
* Commercial awareness
* Experience and understanding of current UK Legislation for contaminated land
* Ability to manage people and demonstrate team leadership
* Report writing, peer review and technical report checking skills.
* Limited geotechnical skills and knowledge would be required, strong skills would be ideal.
* Full UK drivers licence.

The successful candidate would lead the environmental side of the Consultancy and provide the main environmental advice to the group. The main responsibilities would be:

* Providing environmental expertise and advice to the group on a wide range to projects.
* Advising and liaising with clients
* Management and mentoring of junior staff
* Planning, managing and delivering projects
* Reviewing, writing and sign off of technical reports
* Keep the group advised on changes in environmental legislation and implications to company policy.
* Liaison with Contaminated Land Officers, Environment Agency etc.
* Business Development in potential environmental growth areas

There is potential for expansion in the present environmental coverage/ workload of the group and for the right person, would provide an excellent opportunity for them to progress within and grow the company.

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