Principal/Associate Geo-Environmental Consultant, Sheffield

Posted over 1 year ago by JSM Associates
Location South Yorkshire
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £35000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Sector Consultancy, Contaminated Land
Posted over 1 year ago
Apply by Thursday, 14 July 2016
SummaryA fantastic opportunity for an experienced Contaminated Land Consultant to join a successful independent multi-disciplinary consultancy based in Sheffield. Our client is a well-established independent consultancy with several offices across the UK. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 6 years consultancy experience and will be well versed in Phase 1 and 2 reporting, phase 3 remediation and Waste Management. LocationSheffieldResponsibilitiesYou shall be leading a team within the existing Geotechnical & Geo-environmental division. Your professional experience will allow you to undertake and supervise contaminated land phase 1 desk studies, phase 2 intrusive Geotechnical site investigations, Geotechnical design recommendations and technical report writing.In addition to this the daily duties would include, but not limited to:*Managing and mentoring junior staff*Site works to include trial pitting/logging etc.*Performing required activities associated with projects (ground investigation, site & laboratory testing and analysis and design) in line with required procedure and client specifications, national standards and codes of practice;*Preparation of relevant Health and Safety documentation, SI Factual and design reports and ensuring that all documentation is current, accurate and in compliance with our client's requirements and project specifications;*Maintaining on-going communication with relevant project leaders / team leaders and clients when required, to ensure effective communication on matters relating to the project;*Provide project management, technical direction, undertake soil/rock logging for all ground investigation projects under their control;*Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure integrity of the overall design;*Compiling and reviewing completed engineering logs and other engineering work to ensure accuracy;*Slope stability assessments / Foundation Design;*Contamination/Environmental assessments;*Supervision of geo-environmental works and interpretation of data;*Ensure that operations are in line with the Soils Limited's health and safety policy which is an integral part of our operational practice and that you work with colleagues to develop and evolve our safe operating standards and procedures;*Acquire knowledge and practical skills to work towards Chartership or equivalent;*Develop innovative and entrepreneurial thinking and behaviour;*Build a profile in the industry and keep up-to-date with innovations and developments;*Become familiar and compliant with relevant H&S regulations with particular reference to ground investigation work and site operations, manage all projects safely and to promote a culture of awareness within the team and our subcontractors;*Performing other duties and responsibilities as required by your line or project manager.Capabilities and Qualifications:Candidate must have:*Qualification to MSc level (or equivalent) in a geo-environmental related discipline such as civil engineering, geology, engineering geology, environmental science or physical geography.*Strong geo-environmental background experience and skills including in depth understanding of the geo-environmental, land contamination and remediation aspects of development projects.*Extensive Phase I and Phase II investigations experience*Strong geo-environmental background experience and skills including in depth understanding of the geo-environmental, land contamination and remediation aspects of development projects.*Experience completing factual and interpretative Preliminary Risk Assessments (desk based and intrusive assessment) and Detailed Quantitative Risk Assessments (DQRA).*Sound understanding of current and emerging environmental legislation.*Experience of delivering contaminated aspects of development projects through the planning framework.*Ability to write technically sound and commercially focused proposals and reports.*Excellent communication skills including oral, written and presentation skills.*Ability to provide technical leadership and mentoring to less experienced staff.*Highly motivated and adaptable with solution orientated approach.Contact Us:If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles currently and would like a discreet non-committal chat please contact Greg Snook ( , if you have not received a response within with-in one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round. We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates.Phone - 01934 312 155Email - Website - Twitter - @JSMAssociates

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