Senior Contaminated Land / Geo-Environmental Engineer

£35000 - £50000 per annum
19 Nov 2018
17 Dec 2018
Rail Team
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Senior Contaminated Land / Geo-Environmental Engineer
Location: Leeds
Type: Permanent
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 (DoE)

I am looking to place a Senior to Principal grade Contaminated Land Consultant / Geo-Environmental Engineer in an Engineering consultancy’s Leeds office. Using your 8+ years’ experience, you will either manage or co-manage a team of more junior staff as part of the Ground Investigation / Contaminated Land team. Projects will range from local to national, requiring a coordinated approach to due diligence, feasibility, planning support and regulatory approvals. The firm has extensive understanding and experience of these issues from a site developer, funder and site user perspective Your role will cover duties from initial fee quotation, management of site assessments, remediation/reclamation solution design through to eventual handover of the site, managing contractual obligations throughout.

This role has come about due to a number of successful projects wins and your role will be to manage part of this growing workload as well as junior members of the team. You will lead on technical elements of projects across desk-based and site-based operations carrying out ground investigations and production of remediation strategies across a variety of industries. You will have direct knowledge or be able to interface with specialists in hydrogeology, contaminated land, health + safety and geotechnical engineering as well as manage a variety of public and private sector clients.

Ideally, you will have relevant education in environmental management, hydrogeology, engineering geology or geo-environmentalism. Likewise, full/working towards membership of a relevant professional body such as the Association of Geotechnical & Geo-environmental Specialists (AGS), Specialist in Land Condition (SiLC), the Geological Society (GeolSoc) or similar is desirable. For those who have yet to attain full membership the firm can offer dedicated training courses and mentorship from Directors who have been in the industry for decades. Likewise, relevant training from the CITB, IOSH or NEBOSH for site-based safety management would be useful.

You will be able to apply your knowledge and utilise industry standard contracts for investigation and remediation projects i.e. the ICC Infrastructure Conditions of Contract: Ground Investigation Version, the NEC Engineering and Construction Contract, ICE Conditions of Contract and CDM 2015 regulations. Likewise, the ability to utilise relevant software packages for GIS or geotechnical data management is highly desirable, as is the ability to develop more junior staff in these areas.

In return for the right skillset the firm can offer a competitive salary, a variety of ongoing personal/professional development options and a selection of flexible benefits that can be tailored to suit your lifestyle.

Role Requirements:
  • Relevant experience in Contaminated Land Investigation/Remediation/Reclamation (8 years+)
  • Relevant experience of both desk-based and site-based activities
  • Relevant education – Geo-Environmental, Environmental Management, Geotechnical or Contaminant Hydrogeology
  • Membership of relevant professional body – AGS/SiLC/GeolSoc/similar
  • GIS Mapping / Geotechnical mapping ability
  • Software: CLEA, ConSim, RBCA, SNIFFER, BP RISC, etc
  • Contract Management (ICC / NEC / ICE / CDM 2015)
For more information please apply or contact Sam at Critical Project Resourcing (tel: 01732 455 300).

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