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Environmental Scientist / Engineer Job

Date: Dec 4, 2017

Location: Tadcaster, Nottingham | UK, GB

Company: Golder Associates

Environmental Scientist / Engineer

Location UK-Nottingham | UK-Tadcaster

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/4/2017 12:24 PM)
Job ID: 2017-13481
Area of Interest: EN - Contaminant Investigation and Remediation
Job Type: Full Time
# of Positions: 2
Education (Minimum): Bachelor Degree
SLP: J2WENVIRONMENT, J2WGRADVAC

Job Responsibilities

Opportunities have arisen for two junior level Environmental Scientists/Engineers to join the UK & Ireland Environmental Management team. One role is to be based in Nottingham and the other in Tadcaster.

These roles would suit consultants/engineers with one-two years of experience and recent graduates with a background and interest in environmental science, particularly in the areas of Air Quality, Environmental Permitting, and Environmental Impact Assessments.

Key responsibilities will combine both office and site-based duties in the field of environmental management (Environmental permitting, Environmental (and H&S) compliance, regulatory support, EIA, environmental due diligence, water and air quality) and site characterisation (desk-based environmental assessments and designing and undertaking site investigations for characterisation and assessment of land quality in relation to soil, ground gas and groundwater).

We are looking for strong communicators, who have excellent technical writing skills as well as strong interpersonal skills. You will have a minimum of a BSc or BEng in a relevant science discipline (e.g. Geology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Geology, Hydrogeology or similar).

There will be a requirement to travel and so it is essential that you hold a full UK driving licence and be able to travel and work away from home both in the UK and overseas.

This job description describes the principal purpose and main elements of the job. It is a guide to the nature of the main duties as they currently exist but it is not intended as a wholly comprehensive or permanent schedule of tasks. The post holder is expected to work flexibly and respond positively to changing business needs.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

Essential
* BSc or BEng in a science subject (e.g. geology, chemistry, hydrogeology, environmental science, environmental geology, or similar);
* Interest in environmental management or contaminated land and geotechnical areas;
* Familiar with current environmental legislation;
* Works with a high level of accuracy and excellent attention to detail;
* Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team;
* Able to lead and manage staff to deliver project tasks;
* Excellent time management and organisational skills; Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, in English;
* Experience in task and budget management to deliver project objectives;
* Willingness to travel both in the UK and internationally, if required; and
* Full UK driving licence.

Desired
* MSc in a relevant discipline; and
* Additional language skills.

Additional Information

Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis.

Please indicate through the application process which location you are interested in being considered for.

When submitting your application you will be asked to respond to some job specific questions. Please provide a brief response to each question. We recommend no more than one or two paragraphs per question.

As a global, employee-owned organisation with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 165 offices worldwide, our over 6,500 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.

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