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Senior Geo-Environmental Engineer

Senior Geo-Environmental Engineer

Posted 17 September by First Technical Recruitment
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Senior Geo-Environmental Engineer


Chester or Glasgow

We are seeking a Senior Geo-Environmental Engineer to join the Geotechnical Team of one of our clients. The successful applicant will specialise in contaminated land assessment and remediation, with a good appreciation of geotechnics. We are looking for a dynamic outgoing individual with a minimum of 5 years post graduate experience in a relevant field.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Working as part of the geotechnical team, the successful applicant would be expected to:

• Specify, supervise and report on ground investigations

• Produce/check desk studies

• Produce/check preliminary risk assessments and GQRA

• Produce/check of follow up DQRA as required

• Liaise with Local Authority and Environment Agency Contamination and Waste Specialists

• Produce/Check Remediation Specifications and verification test schedules

• Advise on waste characterisation, waste legislation, materials management (Including CL:AIRE DoWCoP) and waste recovery

• Advise on risks and legal requirements when working with asbestos impacted soils

• Carry out/Check geotechnical design (including earthworks, shallow and deep foundations, retaining walls and seepage assessment)

• Lead and mentor junior staff

• Internal and external promotion of the department and the business

• Project manage a portfolio of projects

The following competencies are required:

• Degree qualified to Masters Level (or equivalent) in Environmental Science or other relevant subject.

• Proven geo-environmental experience within a range of sectors

• Strong knowledge and understanding of contamination, waste legislation and regulatory guidance

• Experienced ground investigation site supervisor

• Good commercial awareness and Project Manager

• Strong communication skills - both verbal and written

• Good organisational skills and be able to multi-task.

• Proven track record of delivering projects on time and on budget.

• Full UK drivers licence is essential.

Essential Requirements

Education & Training - Masters Level in relevant subject

Academic & Professional Qualifications - Chartered

Experience - Minimum of 5 years post graduate experience in a relevant field

Knowledge base - Contaminated Land

Desirable Requirements

Knowledge base - Ability to use Geostudio Suite, WALLAP, gINT, CLEA model 1.07, EA RTM, ConSim

Skills - CSCS Card, EUSR Water Card, Asbestos Awareness

Required skills

  • Contaminated Land
  • Environmental Remediation
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Ground Investigation
  • Environmental Science

Reference: 36125967

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