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Royal HaskoningDHV

Job title Environmental Consultant (Land quality)
Location Peterborough, Edinburgh, Haywards Heath, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle (UK)
Sector Environmental Science
Date posted 10-Nov-21
Apply by 05-Jan-22
Contact Tom Hardy

Environmental Consultant (Land Quality) Are you looking for your next career step? Do you want the opportunity to work on a broad range of projects, utilising your environmental skills and experience to help support our clients through the regeneration of brownfield and greenfield sites? This role will provide you with this opportunity whilst working within a market leading environmental consultancy team.

About Our Environment Advisory Group: Our Environment Group has been providing environmental solutions for our clients for over 30 years in the UK. We offer a comprehensive range of environmental services to support all sizes and types of development. From high profile infrastructure projects such as Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farms and Sizewell C Nuclear Power Station, to carbon management, climate resilience, locally-driven habitat enhancement and wider biodiversity net gain projects. We combine market-leading technical excellence, across the range of environmental disciplines, with a clear understanding of clients’ ambitions, needs and pressures. We specialise in land quality support for complex infrastructure developments and operations. We have successfully supported our clients in delivering sustainable projects in sectors including energy, industry, restoration projects, residential and port redevelopment. Due to continued growth in a variety of markets including onshore redevelopment we are looking to grow our team. Job Role: We are seeking an enthusiastic, optimistic, conscientious and talented person with excellent communication skills and technical ability in relation to the production of desk based assessments, ground investigation specifications, supervision of third party contractors to monitor the accurate collection of site data (role of Investigation Supervisor) and the production of detailed land quality assessment reports for human health and controlled waters.

About You: You will hold a degree in geology, engineering geology or a relevant environmental science discipline. It is also required that you have a full, preferably clean, driving licence. This role might be right for you if you have: Experience in the delivery of land quality desk based studies (preliminary environmental risk assessments) Ground investigation experience whereby you would be appropriately placed to act as Investigation Supervisor. A willingness to travel will be required. Experience in the review and production of health and safety documentation. Experience in the production of detailed land quality assessment reports. A desire to upskill your present baseline attributes to include consultation with regulatory authorities, an understanding of the waste hierarchy, remediation strategies, technical memorandums to support client aspirations, scoping reports and Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA). Excellent written and verbal communication, organisational, analytical and time management skills Good interpersonal skills And if you are: Dependable, pro-active and self-motivated Flexible and adaptive / innovative Desirable Attributes Masters degree in a relevant discipline. Experience in ground investigation including soil and rock logging and gas and groundwater sampling and monitoring and/or in contaminated land and engineering geological assessments. SMSTS and CSCS qualifications. A membership of an appropriate organisation with the aspirations to following a pathway to achieve professional qualifications. What we can offer you: Ambitious. Exciting. Lively. Collaborative. Dynamic. That’s how our colleagues describe our company. Want to contribute to Enhancing Society with your expertise? Be part of an open network where you’re connected with the brightest and smartest people and technologies? Join us! You can look forward to growing your career in a dynamic workplace with development opportunities and support on your career path. We have flexible working models to ensure a balance of family and working life.

About Royal HaskoningDHV: Royal HaskoningDHV has been connecting people for 140 years. Together, through our expertise and passion, we have helped contribute to a better society and improved people’s lives with work underpinned by our sustainable values and goals. We are an independent international engineering and project management consultancy leading the way in sustainable development and innovation. Royal HaskoningDHV is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences. We recognise that embracing diversity unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we serve. Location: Peterborough, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Liverpool, Manchester, Haywards Heath, London