Geo-Environmental Consultant

Region:
Yorkshire and Humber
Vicinity:
Leeds, York
Industry Sector:
Environmental Jobs, Contaminated Land Jobs, Geoenvironmental Jobs, Geoscience Jobs
Job Category:
Remediation, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geoenvironmental Engineering
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered, Flexible Working and Comprehensive Benefits
Posted:
26/11/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:
229233BR

Our Leeds based Environmental Liability Solutions team are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Consultant to join us in our work on contaminated land and remediation projects. In joining us you will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of geo-environmental assessments including EIA on large development infrastructure. You will support the delivery of services to private and public sector clients including developers, global companies, the nuclear industry, regulatory bodies and government agencies; including the Environment Agency, Homes England, Highways England and local authorities. The team also support other AECOM business lines where their projects have a contaminated land and remediation interface and who are involved in the delivery of multi-disciplinary design, build and construction schemes. Nationally our team is one of the largest and the Leeds office has an established track record in successfully delivering land contamination assessment and remediation works. We are now looking to enhance and grow this with someone who is proactive in their approach to work; and who wants to share in our enthusiasm and determination to support our important client-base. The team provides services ranging from desk studies, site investigation, risk assessment, remediation (strategy development, design, implementation and validation), monitoring and close-out on a wide range of contracts.

Job Responsibilities

  • The successful applicant will provide project management and technical support. The role will involve a mixture of site and office work and will include Phase I/II contaminated land assessment, remediation projects, EIA for large infrastructure. The successful applicant will be expected to plan and manage fieldwork and contractors, obtain and interpret geo-environmental data and undertake the technical reporting of that data within a fully supported environment. The appointed person will be expected to take on project management tasks including, for example, making the necessary arrangements prior to the start of fieldwork operations, assisting in setting budgets and managing project fees and expenditure.

Further responsibilities include:

  • ensuring that H&S issues are addressed throughout the life of a project.

  • working within a team, undertaking desk studies, site investigations, laboratory procurement for environmental analysis, data analysis, factual and interpretive report writing.

  • assisting project managers in developing proposals.

  • co-ordinating field–based subcontractors and supervising ground investigation works.

  • collection of soil, groundwater and gas samples/data during assessment and remedial action activities at various sites in the UK.

  • compilation and interpretation of field and analytical data into accurate and comprehensive conceptual site models.

  • learning the AECOM quality management system and ensure its effective implementation by the team for all projects and proposals.

Minimum Requirements

We are particularly looking for candidates with the following skills:

  • Good understanding of contaminated land assessment.

  • Experienced with the development and assessment of a CSM.

  • Risk assessment experience desirable

  • Working knowledge of CDM regulations and site management.

  • SMSTS a preference.

  • Fieldwork and contractor management experience.

  • Technical reporting experience

  • Working towards Chartership application desirable.

  • Pro-active attitude and able to develop and deliver work under own initiative.

  • Strong attention to detail and thorough approach to work

  • Strong research and report writing (including web-based research).

  • Good numerical skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (in English).

  • Strong quality and time management.

  • Ability to perform well in a team environment.

  • Full Driving Licence.

Preferred Qualifications

  • For this role you will ideally hold a strong undergraduate degree in an environmental, science or engineering based subject with relevant work or voluntary experience.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Closing Date:
20/02/2020

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