Principal Geo-Environmental Consultant - #562132

Evan Craig

Date: 6 days ago
City: Leeds
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 / year
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Evan Craig



Geo-Environmental & Geotechnical

Job type:

Permanent Positions


££40000 - £55000 per annum + & Benefits

Contact name:

Lucy Bayliss

Contact email:

[email protected]

Job ref:



about 13 hours ago



Principal Geo-Environmental Consultant


Exciting opportunity for a talented Principal Geo-Environmental Consultant at a large Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy based in Leeds.

As a member of their Land Quality North Team within the Geo-Environmental Advisory Business Unit you will be required to undertake predominantly office-based work supporting UK-wide delivery of brownfield regeneration schemes for a range of public and private sector clients.

This position involves

  • Developing new business opportunities and enhancing existing, internal and external client relationships.

  • Take a lead role in the delivery of contaminated land and remediation projects from inception to completion including proposals/bids.

  • Providing/ delivering core knowledge with respect to Health and Safety on project(s) with specific reference to Risk Assessments and CDM

  • Appointing and managing sub-contractors including RAMS review.

  • Project management (technical and commercial) of projects ranging from medium sized/risk to large schemes including overseeing junior staff, checking and approving work.

  • Designing, implementing and managing geoenvironmental site investigations and remediations.

  • Visiting site for surveying and walkover inspections, Liaison and chairing of client and stakeholder meetings.

  • Providing technical and mentoring support to less experienced team members.

  • Providing support to other offices as and when required, in support and development of geoenvironmental work.

  • Managing the timely and accurate flow of communication between you, your team and your clients.

  • Undertaking the design, preparation of contract documentation and management of geoenvironmental investigation and remediation schemes from inception through to completion and gaining approvals from statutory bodies.

  • Preparing and reviewing desk study, ground investigation, human health and water environment risk assessments and validation reports.

  • Working closely within multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Developing and enhancing existing skills in geoenvironmental assessments.

  • Preparing well written clear, accurate and well presented reports and specifications.

  • Contributing to the office culture, conduct and discipline to encourage an enjoyable, productive and efficient workplace for all.

The successful applicant

  • A degree in Geology, Civil/Environmental Engineering or another related subject.

  • An MSc in a relevant field (preferable but not essential)

  • Chartership or recognised accreditation through a relevant professional body (CGeol, CEng)

  • Significant background in a geoenvironmental field with demonstrable background in ground engineering, contaminated land assessments.

  • Client focused attitude with a good track record of successful project delivery.

  • Excellent IT skills with advanced skills in MS Office.

  • Good problem solving/contingency planning skills with ability to find quick, innovative and practical solutions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • The ability to work collaboratively with others to form strong positive working relationships with colleagues, clients and contractors.

  • Full clean driving licence

On offer

  • Salary £40,000 - £55,000

  • Discretionary annual bonus

  • Flexworks policy covers flexible and hybrid working

  • Support through professional accreditation processes with bonuses and salary review on achievement

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and holiday purchase scheme

  • Pension

  • Life Assurance

  • Employee assistance programme offering wellbeing mental, financial and work advice

  • Employee discounts (Fairshare)

  • Payment of 2 relevant professional subscriptions

  • Car allowance

To apply for this position, submit your current CV.

Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to acknowledge every application. Please bear in mind that if you are short listed you will be contacted in 7 days.

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