Head of Geo-Environmental Engineering, Sheffield

Posted about 2 years ago by JSM Associates
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £40000 - £60000 per annum
Sector Contaminated Land
Posted about 2 years ago
Apply by Friday, 3 March 2017

A 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. They are entering an exciting period of growth and require an experienced geo-environmental engineer to establish a team. 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.




You 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.

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
*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 commercial.
*Highly motivated and adaptable with solution orientated approach.

Contact Us:

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles 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. We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities should you not be successful.

This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates.

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