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Remediation Engineer

  • £25,000 - £32,000 + Benefits
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • Grays

Remediation Engineer (contaminated land)

3 years contracting experience required

£25,000 – £32,000 + benefits

Grays – Projects through M25 corridor  

About the company:

Our privately owned client who is based in the South East, has been established for over 25 years and is a leading remediation and brownfield contractor in the UK. Their expertise is within the treatment of contaminated soil and groundwater using a variation of chemical and biological processes; however they also offer a full package including demolition and site re-grading.

Our client’s sustained growth is founded in its traditional approach to providing quality services to its clients, ensuring their specifications are met to the highest possible standards.  They pride themselves on their professionalism and quality of workmanship, working in both the public and private sector for local and national businesses.  Their proven track record has helped to secure projects from a number of market sectors from national civil infrastructure projects to new build housing contracts.

About the opportunity:

Due to present and anticipated workload, our client has identified the need to expand their team and therefore is recruiting permanently for a Remediation Engineer to assist the senior management with technical delivery and verification of remediation and earthworks contracts throughout the M25 corridor. This opportunity will incorporate a mix of both site and office based working and as a Remediation Engineer your day to day duties will involve:

  • Carrying out site assessments
  • Visiting sites to conduct technical audits and undertaking sampling
  • Performing due diligence
  • 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 for this opportunity will include but not be limited to the below:

  • 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:

In order to be considered for this opportunity, it is imperative that professionals have at least 3 years post graduate experience whilst working within a contaminated land discipline and ideally a significant portion of this time will have been spent in remediation on site, carrying out sampling, site investigations etc. (contracting experience is a must). Additionally, you must have experience in report writing and dealing with sub-contractors, scientists and other engineers. Furthermore, due to project locations, you must hold a full UK driving license.

About the rewards / benefits:

For this opportunity, we are targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere between £25,000 – £32,000 per annum however specific remuneration will depend on experience and suitability. Furthermore, there will be a generous package offered in addition to other benefits associated with a large successful company.

How to apply:

If interested in this exciting opportunity, please send a copy of your CV to or call 01923 750 095 to discuss this opportunity on a confidential basis.