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Senior Environmental Consultant

Posted on Mar 3, 2020 by OHES Environmental

Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£25k - £32k Annual
Senior Environmental Consultant

Location: Oxford (Home-Based)

Salary: Depending on experience and capability

Hours of Work: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

About the Company:

Our client provides market leading environmental risk reduction through preventative and responsive solutions offering an expert 24-7 service to our customers. They give their customers peace of mind in detecting and identifying the environmental risks posed to their business. Their broad range of risk mitigation products and services keep businesses strong, reducing the prospect of litigation, costly fines and bad publicity, as well as reducing the threat to the environment. In a world where the environment and legislation are in constant flux, they also provide emergency response in a variety of settings. Our client's customers include multinational blue-chip organisations across a wide range of sectors both private and public.

Our client is part of a group, that are currently looking for two Senior Environmental Consultants to join in the locations above. The roles will be classed as homebased, and the postholders will be expected to travel to different sites and offices as required.

The postholders will be employed on a full-time basis, working 9-5 Monday to Friday, although a degree of flexibility around start and finish times will be required. Reporting to their Regional Manager, the postholders will be required to arrange site works, liaising with contractors and clients, conducting site investigations and performing associated sampling and monitoring whilst maintaining high standards of health and safety.

Senior Environmental Consultant Responsibilities:

* Project management with support/training from the regional team, finance and consultancy support teams.
* Arrange site works (including investigation and remediation works) in accordance with scope including communication with relevant parties.
* Site investigation design.
* Supervise site investigations, remediation works and verification/validations, and perform associated sampling and monitoring.
* Manage contractors on-site and maintain high standards of health and safety and quality.
* Schedule samples for appropriate laboratory analysis and liaise with the laboratory.
* Prepare reports including:
* Preliminary Risk Assessments
* Interpretive site investigation reports
* Site verification/validation reports.
* Control and take responsibility for project financials.
* Assisting Principal Environmental Consultants in the development and training of less experienced team members.
* Identify and share opportunities for the wider A&A group.
* Demonstrate a commitment to ensuring consistently high levels of safety, technical robustness, commercial awareness, organisation and customer satisfaction.
* Perform other duties as required by the consultancy division and other areas of the business in order to meet business needs.

Senior Environmental Consultant Requirements:

* Hold a degree in a relevant earth science or geo-environmental related discipline and ideally some professional qualifications while working towards Chartership with a relevant organisation.
* 5 or more years' experience in an Environmental Consultancy role
* Knowledge of the available site investigation techniques, and experience supervising a variety of them, particularly the available drilling techniques.
* Experience of working on contaminated land projects where there is petroleum hydrocarbon contamination would be of particular benefit.
* Working knowledge of relevant environmental guidance, regulation and legislation.
* Proficiency in logging soil / rock in accordance with BS5930.
* Working knowledge of CLR11 and BS10175 is required
* Understanding in the development and updating of CSMs.
* Post holder will attend domestic and commercial properties to assist members of the public and as such, must provide a professional service and image of the Company at all times.
* Awareness of the available remediation techniques for soil and groundwater.
* Understanding of chemical analyses which can be performed on soil, water and air samples.
* Identify and share opportunities for the wider A&A group.
* Excellent organisational and time-management skills.
* Be computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft applications.
* A full UK driving licence (clean preferred), as there is regular travel required
* Right to work in the UK (Essential)

Senior Environmental Consultant Benefits:

* Company vehicle suitable for the role
* Regular training and development opportunities
* Pension scheme
* Refer a friend scheme
* Employee Awards Programme
* 25 days of annual leave, plus bank holidays
* A clear career progression route

If you think that you are suitable for this Senior Environmental Consultant role, please apply now!

Reference: 852206776

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