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Remediation Engineer

  • £27,000 - £32,000 + Benefits
  • Civil Engineering
  • Essex

As part of ongoing company expansion and confirmed future workload, our client has identified the requirement for a Remediation Engineer to assist with the technical delivery of large remediation and enabling works projects throughout London and South East. If you hold a minimum of 1 years’ experience in a related discipline such as site investigation / environmental monitoring / remediation / earthworks or geotechnical engineering and are looking to join a reputable, growing contractor who offer good career professional opportunities, please get in touch.

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, our client has successfully completed technical projects throughout the South of England 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 is in a steady growth period and are looking to expand outside of their current operations in the South East and South West, into the Midlands and North West of England. Current turnover stands at £11M, and this contractor is dedicated to measuring and reducing their carbon footprint, which includes selecting the most sustainable remediation options on projects as well as company -wide initiatives such a recycling.

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. 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 role will be split between the office in Essex and sites throughout the South East (although the majority of the time will be based on site).

Main duties will include the following:

Pre-start organisation & planning of projects:

  • Co-ordinating / appointing subcontractors
  • Assisting with production of remediation strategies, materials management plans, method statements, risk assessments
  • Assisting with obtaining licences, permits and regulatory approvals including compilation of supporting technical information
  • Drawings, including basic use of Autocad

Delivery of projects:

  • Working with site personnel to ensure projects are implemented safely
  • Monitoring environmental emissions and ensuring control measures are implemented where required
  • Direct / supervise site activities such as excavations, drilling etc
  • Set up, operate and maintain soil and water treatment systems
  • Carrying out verification contamination sampling, scheduling laboratory analysis and assessing results
  • Arranging laboratory and site geotechnical / earthworks testing
  • Waste classification and managing duty of care for disposal
  • Use of GPS equipment to record and set out basic information
  • Maintaining and using equipment such as PID, noise meter, CBR probe etc
  • Ensure site records are kept up to date (e.g. stockpile registers, validation records, sample location drawings)
  • Overseeing material movements and compliance against the project specification and remediation strategy
  • Assisting with co-ordinating / appointing subcontractors
  • Ongoing liaison with clients representatives or third party verification engineers
  • (Dependent on experience / role) Project management duties including commercial, operational, programming tasks

Project close-out:

  • Compilation of data and drafts for verification / completion reports, health & safety files etc;
  • Feedback on project lessons learned, improvements etc.

About the requirements:

As a Remediation Engineer, you will ideally hold a minimum of 1 years post graduate experience in a related discipline, ideally with a significant portion of this time spent on site, carrying out sampling etc.

Knowledge of soil description, sampling, soil and groundwater remedial approaches, and earthworks practices is desirable, although full training will be provided.

A valid driving license is essential and 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 £27,000 – £32,000 per annum, however specific remuneration will depend on experience and suitability.  Furthermore, a generous benefits package will be offered which includes an annual bonus scheme, 25 days annual leave per year (plus bank holidays), a 5% employer pension contribution, the option to enrol in a healthcare benefits scheme, payment of professional membership fees, and support towards achieving professional qualifications.

In addition to this, excellent career development opportunities within this thriving and expanding business will also be available for the right professional who demonstrates drive and ambition.

How to apply:

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