Senior Geoenvironmental Engineer

Octopus Reengingeering
28 Jul 2017
15 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an opportunity in the Hereford area for an experienced geo-environmental engineer to join our client on a Permanent Basis.

Our client is looking for a contaminated land specialist with some geotechnical experience to lead their small geo-environmental department. They require someone who can hit the ground running writing technical reports with little or no input from others.

The role would suit an existing senior engineer/consultant with approximately 10 years’ experience ready to take on the challenge and responsibility of running a department.

Key responsibilities:

• Complete end-to-end project involvement including:

- Production of scopes of work and fee proposals

- Design, organisation and supervision of ground investigations in the field (both for contamination and geotechnical purposes)

- Writing, checking and authorising phase one desk studies, interpretive intrusive ground investigation reports, remediation method statements and validation reports

- Liaising with regulators

- Financial management of projects

• Maintaining client relationships and establishing new client relationships

• Supporting and guiding other staff members

• Staying up to date with changing guidance and best practice

• Passing on knowledge and skills to the rest of the department

Knowledge and skills:

• Thorough knowledge of ground investigation techniques

• Soils and rock logging to BS5930:2015

• Solid grip of both contaminated land and geotechnical aspects of ground investigation

• Good working knowledge of best practice, industry standards, legislation and technical guidance

• Knowledge of waste classification and waste issues related to remediation would be beneficial

• Business development skills would be advantageous

• Full UK driving licence essential

For the right person this is an opportunity to take the lead of a friendly, independent, growing department and take it forward to the next level.

Our client offers a competitive salary, flexible working arrangements, company pension scheme, childcare voucher scheme, up to 25 days’ holiday (plus Bank Holidays), generous CPD opportunities and a van for site-work.

The role is based in Hereford but with site work across the UK.

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