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Remediation Engineer

  • £32,000 - £35,000 + Benefits
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

Remediation Engineer – Contaminated land (experience essential)

3-5 years post graduate experience

Projects throughout the South East – initial project in Silvertown

£32,000 – £35,000 + van + benefits


About the company:

Our client is an award winning remediation contractor, who offers practical solutions for brownfield regeneration and contaminated land problems. By using their extensive in-house experience, they aim to provide an unrivalled service tailored to their client’s individual’s needs. To date, out client has successfully completed technical projects throughout the UK for local authorities, residential and commercial developers, main contractors and consultants either in the role of principal contractor or subcontractor which range from small spills through to large multi-technology soil and groundwater remediation / development platform preparation on brownfield sites.

Our client recruits only the best people, who are motivated, dedicated and can work with a professional outlook. Having worked closely with this client for many years, I would highly recommend them as they offer an excellent working environment where they encourage professionals to grow, develop and expand. Furthermore, with a close management team, the business has the ability to offer a real family feel, assuring that you will be a name rather than just a number within the organisation.


About the opportunity:

As part of my client’s ongoing expansion and confirmed future workload, they have identified the need to recruit a permanent Remediation Engineer to assist with the technical delivery of remediation and enabling projects. The initial project is a large remediation project in Silvertown which is programmed for an 18 month duration.


Reporting to the Senior Team, your duties will include the following:

  • Carrying out site assessments
  • Visiting sites to conduct technical audits and undertaking sampling
  • Evaluating the environmental impact of an organisation’s industrial and commercial activities and assist with working towards IS014001 accreditation
  • Making recommendations about required work and ways to meet compliance regulations
  • Producing technical validation and verification reports


Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Assist with the overseeing of remediation projects from beginning to completion
  • Reviewing site investigation reports, producing summaries and writing proposals
  • Managing, developing, and driving proposals forward and planning for the remediation project covering all environmental aspects and associated regulations
  • Management of the compliance and application of environmental permits and licenses
  • Implementing the remediation proposals and handling all technical aspects
  • Performing generic and detailed quantitative risk assessment
  • Carrying out site work including verification sampling, assisting with the set up and commissioning of treatment systems
  • Handling the containment of hazardous materials
  • Investigating sites that have been contaminated with chemicals, toxic waste, or other dangerous materials
  • Ensuring all parties meet compliance with current environmental regulations
  • Obtaining necessary permits involved in the remediation project
  • Training staff on how to use and implement remediation systems
  • Compiling technical reports, daily logs and soil, water chemical sampling and completing environmental inspections
  • Assisting with the logistics of the disposal of site waste materials and required import materials


About the requirements:

As a Remediation Engineer, you will ideally hold 3 – 5 years post graduate experience in a related discipline, ideally with a significant portion of this time spent on site, carrying out sampling etc.

A valid driving license is essential and long term, the role will involve a reasonable amount of travel and may require you to work away from home (full subsistence will be covered).


About the benefits and rewards:

For this opportunity, my client is targeting professionals who are looking to earn anywhere between £32,000 – £35,000 per annum, however specific remuneration will depend on experience and suitability. Additionally, a company van will be provided along with the general benefits associated with a large construction company.

How to apply:

If interested, please forward a copy of your CV to or call 01923 750 095 to discuss this further on a confidential basis.