Senior / Principal Geo-environmental engineer

Posted 11 months ago by JSM Associates
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits package.
Sector Consultancy, Contaminated Land
Posted 11 months ago
Apply by Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Fantastic opportunity for a Senior / Principal level Geo-environmental specialist to take up a lead role within a highly regarded, expanding consultancy at their offices in either Bristol or Reading. This will be a pivotal role for my client and offers the successful candidate a fantastic opportunity to grow and develop a significant position within the firm going forward. The role will include technical leadership, project management, team leading and client development.

My client enjoys a fantastic reputation as a great firm to work for, you will be part of a highly successful business and work alongside a number of industry experts across a number of specialist areas
Reading or Bristol

Capabilities and Qualifications:
The successful applicant will be involved in the following

*Desk studies and walkovers
*Safe planning of work programmes (Heath and Safety & Risk Assessments and Method Statements)
*Designing and supervising Ground Investigations
*Scheduling laboratory testing
*Factual reporting
*Interpretative reporting (with support from senior staff)
*Supporting the consulting team deliver a broad range services around site investigation, contaminated land assessment, geotechnics, flooding and drainage.

Structured training and mentoring will be provided to support your personal development. Your project time is likely to be split between office and site work, hence flexibility to travel and work away from home will be important.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

*BSc or MSc in relevant Geo-environmental discipline.
*Preferably minimum 6 years' experience
*Preparation of Proposals and Tender documents.
*Project management and financial control.
*Supervision, training and development of team members.
*Excellent client management skills and experience;
*Excellent report writing and communication skills;
*Motivated to win new business for the company;
*Experience with major infrastructure projects will be a bonus.
*Contribute to research and innovation projects including the development and implementation of new services.
*Delivery of high quality, pragmatic, advice and solutions to environmental problems.
*Support and contribute to commercial development plans.
*Be working towards achieving chartered status with a relevant institution (CGeol, CEnv, CEng or CIWEM).

About the role:

As a senior member within my client's business you will work within a multidisciplinary team of specialists to provide services for the private and public sectors as well as regulatory agencies. Your principle responsibility will be to develop and grow the Geo-environmental capabilities, particularly in the Southern half of the UK. This will include staff mentorship/motivation; management and development of both existing and new clients; contributing to the achievement of the team and generally supporting the Group Director in achieving the overall group targets and objectives.

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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 Jeremy Money ( , however 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.
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