JOB DESCRIPTION

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER

Location
Bristol office with travel across the southwest and nationwide
Salary
£20-24k
Closing Data
28th February 2022

About us

  1. UK Remediation is a fast growing and ambitious remediation company offering clients a range of solutions to contaminated soils and groundwater issues. This includes complex onsite remediation techniques and offsite disposal options at either our Soil treatment centres or via our brokering department.

Purpose

Responsible for onsite environmental monitoring and compliance at our onsite projects. Using this data to assist the technical director in producing technical reports.

Reporting to Site Manager or Technical Director

ROLE DESCRIPTION

You will work on site and in the office on Geotechnical and Geo-environmental investigations and gain experience of interpretative reporting on a wide variety of projects. You should be well organised and relatively independent and have a strong focus on problem solving. The successful candidate will be flexible and keen to take a pro-active role in all aspects of the company operations and development. Duties will include but not be limited to:

Site based support of ground investigations, including supervision of sub-contractors and providing assistance to sub-contractors as required

- Fieldwork including soil logging, geotechnical soils testing and scheduling

- Data collation, review and interpretation.

- Preparation of factual and interpretative desk study and ground investigation reports.

- Providing logistics assistance to more senior staff.

- Ensuring that all work is delivered in line with procedures and processes and to the highest safety, health and environmental standards.

- Management of sample storage and despatch to geotechnical and chemical testing laboratories.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree qualification in a relevant subject
  • 1-2 years’ experience in remediation or environmental contracting/consulting, or graduate experience
  • Data collection, interpretation and writing technical reports
  • Knowledge of groundwater and soil remediation technologies desirable
  • Geo-environmental software experience and advantage
  • 3D CAD drawings a bonus
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Relevant CSCS qualification (this can be provided by UKRL)
  • Full driving license

Key responsibilities and requirements

  • Fieldwork including Soil logging, sampling and environmental monitoring (air, water)
  • Directing subcontractors including plant, machinery and organising transport for movement of soils
  • Following and updating onsite Health and Safety protocols
  • Assisting in tendering and pricing,
  • Meeting clients and supplier
  • Ensuring that all work is delivered in line with procedures and processes and to the highest safety, health and environmental standards
  • Writing technical reports

Attributes and Values

  • Have an interest in environmental and pollution challenges
  • Keen to enter a growing, dynamic company and add to the company ethos of progression
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with clients, partners, suppliers and staff
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work under own steam
  • Ability to produce quality reports