Senior Geo-Environmental Consultant

  • Sweco
  • Jul 04, 2018
Full time Biotech Business Development Consultant Research Science

Job Description

Do you want to work for an industry leading engineering, environment and design consultancy company where your work makes a difference? Do you love being part of an inclusive team where respect for people is a priority? Then Sweco is the place to be. You’ll be working for a top ten civil engineering firm (recognised by New Civil Engineer, (NCE)). 

We are currently looking for an approachable and committed Senior Geo-Environmental Consultant to join our team. This opportunity requires an individual to undertake site and office based work supporting UK-wide delivery of brownfield regeneration schemes for a range of public and private sector clients. This role includes opportunities to contribute to work winning and improving client relationships.

Key responsibilities include:

• You'll provide consultancy services in relation to geo-environmental assessments by undertaking both office and site based work.
• Delivering desk studies, site investigations, risk assessments and remediation projects will be key requirements of the role.
• You'll undertake site supervision during site investigations, remediation, demolition and construction programmes including liaison with internal/external clients and management of sub-contractors.
• Act as project manager on small or medium-sized projects and progress towards leading large projects.
• You'll work with colleagues to develop and improve your existing skills in geo-environmental assessments and in qualitative and quantitative risk assessments.
• Develop understanding of relevant British Standards and other relevant design guides to support your work.
• You'll lead in the production of proposals/bids 
• You'll enjoy developing and nurturing new and existing client relationships that will form positive relationships with key clients to support future design opportunities
• The Senior Geo-Environment Consultant will prepare clear, concise well written reports to clients
• You'll follow the company Health, Safety & Environmental Policies ensuring safety first always for your colleagues and self. 

Qualifications Required: 

Qualified to degree level, preferably to MSc level in a relevant environmental science. Working towards attaining Chartership status with an appropriate professional body.

Experience Required:

• Computer-literate with accomplished skill in MS Office
• Knowledge of industry best practice and legislation in the brownfield redevelopment industry
• Track record in successful project delivery
• Experience of project delivery on land regeneration frameworks i.e. gas infrastructure/utility clients is desirable
• Full Clean Driving Licence

Qualities required:

• Ability to work on own initiative and seek assistance when required
• Ability to organise and prioritise tasks to ensure that project timescales are met
• Good problem solving/contingency planning skills with ability to find quick, innovative and practical solutions
• Take responsibility for personal development
• Able to work collaboratively with others to form strong positive working relationships with colleagues, clients and contractors
• Project a professional image to clients and colleagues
• Demonstrate pride in work, through accurate timely delivery
• Have good communication skills
• Be well-organised and systematic in your approach to ensure timely delivery of work

In return we offer:

• a non-contributory pension
• up to two professional subscriptions and development opportunities
• flexible working arrangements
• 23 days holiday with the option to buy up to five days additional leave.

For further information please contact

We look forward to hearing from you. Please note we have an incentive for you should you apply to us directly and are successfully appointed. 

Sweco is committed to achieving equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community