Environmental Scientist – Remediation

Environmental Scientist / Consultant (2 years + experience within the contaminated land industry)

Surrey – projects throughout the South East

£25,000 – £35,000 + package

About the company:

Our client is a privately owned, award winning remediation contractor who has over 20 years proven experience in providing specialist advice and undertaking quality site investigations and remediation projects.Operating across the UK with their office based in Surrey, this client provides services including remediation, site investigation and risk assessment to various petrochemical companies, retailers, government departments, and land and property owners.

About the position:

Due to present and anticipated workload, our client has identified the need to expand their team and therefore is recruiting permanently for an Environmental Scientist to assist with the technical delivery and verification of remediation projects. This position will incorporate a mix of office based working and site based working and the successful individual will be involved in remediation projects from cradle to grave – i.e. from tender stage through to submittal of completion.

With direction and support, the remediation engineer will be responsible for:

  • Producing remediation strategies, risk assessments and method statements
  • Co-ordinating / appointing subcontractors
  • Obtaining licences, permits and regulatory approvals
  • Supporting the senior engineer and site managers on technical aspects of remediation projects to ensure remedial objectives are met
  • Carrying out site work including verification sampling, set up and commissioning of treatment systems
  • Ensuring site records are kept up to date (daily logs, soil audit, deliveries etc.)
  • Writing completion / verification reports
  • Liaising with client representatives or third party verification engineers
  • Carry out remedial excavation and verification sampling to demonstrate remedial objectives are met

About the Requirements:

In order to be considered for this opportunity, it is imperative that individuals have at least 2 years post graduate experience whilst working within a contaminated land discipline with a contractor or consultancy and ideally a significant portion of this time will have been spent in remediation or on site, carrying out sampling, site investigations etc. Additionally, individuals must have a working knowledge of a range of remedial technologies and due to the remit of work, must hold a full valid UK driving license.

About the rewards / benefits:

For this role we are targeting candidates looking to earn anywhere between £25,000 – £35,000 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 contractor.

How to apply:

If interested in this opportunity, please send a copy of your CV to or call 01923 750 095 / 07876 864 945 to discuss the role further on a confidential basis.

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