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Senior Remediation Engineer

  • £30,000 - £45,000 + Benefits
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

Senior Remediation Engineer / Project Manager – Contaminated land

3 – 6 years post graduate experience

Essex – Work throughout the South East

£30,000 – £45,000 + benefits (dependant on experience)

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 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 Senior Remediation Engineer to assist with the technical delivery of remediation and enabling projects.

Reporting to the Project Managers, as a Senior Remediation Engineer, your duties will include the following:

Pre-start organisation & planning of projects:

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

On site delivery of projects:

  • Working with site personnel to ensure projects are implemented safety.
  • Monitoring environmental emissions and ensuring control measures are implemented when required.
  • Supervise site activities such as excavations.
  • Set up, operate and maintain soil and water treatment systems.
  • Carrying out verification sampling and scheduling laboratory works
  • Assessment of testing results.
  • Waste classification and managing duty of care for disposal.
  • Ensure site records are kept up to date.
  • Maintaining and using equipment such as PID, noise meter, CBR probe etc.

Project close-out:

  • Compilation of data and drafts for verification / completion reports, health and safety files etc.

About the requirements:

As a Senior Remediation Engineer, you will ideally hold 3 – 6 years post graduate experience in a related discipline, ideally with a significant portion of this time spent on site, carrying out sampling etc.

Working knowledge of soil and groundwater remedial technologies, earthworks/civils, asbestos in soil and the CL:AIRE Definition of Waste: Development Industry Code of Practice are beneficial.

A valid driving license is essential as this opportunity 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 £30,000 – £45,000 per annum, however specific remuneration will depend on experience and suitability. Additionally, there will be a generous package offered in addition to other benefits associated with a large successful company.

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