Senior Environmental Consultant

Environmental Consultant - Suffolk

Ref: 428Monday 27 September 2021

£27,000 - £33,000

Senior Environmental Consultant – Suffolk

Our clients are a leading environmental consultancy who are currently looking to recruit a Senior Environmental Consultant to join their team in Suffolk. This is a homebased position with regular site visits and occasional trips into the local office.


Key tasks and responsibilities:

- Project management

- Arrange site works (including investigation and remediation works) in accordance with scope including communication with relevant parties

- Site investigation design

- Supervise site investigations, remediation works and verification/validations, and perform associated sampling and monitoring

- Manage contractors on-site and maintain high standards of health and safety and quality.

- Schedule samples for laboratory analysis

- Prepare reports including: Preliminary Risk Assessments, interpretive site investigation reports and site verification/validation reports

- Managing project financials

- Assisting in the development and training of junior team members (if senior level position)



- Minimum of 5 years' experience in environmental consultancy

- Relevant degree in a Earth Science or Geo-Environmental related discipline

- Ideally working towards Chartership

- Knowledge of the available site investigation techniques and experience supervising them

- Experience of working on contaminated land projects where there is petroleum hydrocarbon contamination would be of particular benefit

- Working knowledge of relevant environmental guidance, regulation and legislation

- Proficiency in logging soil / rock in accordance with BS5930

- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with colleagues, workforce and clients at all levels

- Awareness of the available remediation techniques for soil and groundwater

- Understanding of chemical analyses which can be performed on soil, water and air samples

- Excellent organisational and time-management skills

- Be computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft applications

- Awareness of the wider environmental risk reduction sector


In Return:

- £27,000 - £33,000 salary

- Company car

- Flexible benefits package

- Excellent ongoing training and career development

- Genuine progression prospects

- Discretionary bonus scheme