Environmental Consultant


Home based, Kent or surrounding areas
Competitive - based on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

www.ohes.co.uk Matthew.Thomas@ohes.co.uk

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

Environmental Consultant
Location: Kent or surrounding areas (Home based)
Salary: Competitive – Depending on Experience
Hours of Work: 9:00-17:00 with a one hour meal break.

About the company:

OHES, part of the Adler and Allan Group, is a multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy operating across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. OHES has grown and diversified over the last 16 years to a point where our business is led and staffed by some of the brightest and most experienced consultants in the UK market place.

The Environmental Consultant role

The ECM division provides contaminated land consultancy services to the insurance industry managing claims through their whole life cycle including site investigation, risk assessment, remedial strategy design and remediation validation.

The purpose of the role of Environmental Consultant is to support the Environmental Claims Management (ECM) division in the south-east region. This will include arranging site works, liaising with contracts and clients, conducting site investigations and performing associated sampling and monitoring whilst maintaining high standards of health and safety.

Key Tasks and Accountabilities:

  • Project management of environmental insurance claims
  • Arrange site works (including investigation and remediation works) in accordance with the scope of works.
  • Liaise with site staff, homeowners and contractors prior to site visits.
  • Site investigation design.
  • Supervise site investigations, remediation works and validations, and perform associated sampling and monitoring.
  • Manage contractors on-site and maintain high standards of health and safety and quality.
  • Report health and safety incidents, near misses and positive observations to the Project Manager and Health and Safety Manager.
  • Schedule samples for appropriate laboratory analysis and liaise with the laboratory.
  • Prepare desk study reports, including undertaking PRAs.
  • Prepare interpretive site investigation reports, including performing GQRAs.

The ideal Environmental Consultant will need the following Knowledge & Experience:

  • 2-4 years’ work experience in a similar environment.
  • Knowledge of the available site investigation techniques, and experience supervising a variety of them, particularly the available drilling techniques.
  • Experience working on contaminated land projects where there is petroleum hydrocarbon contamination would be of particular benefit.
  • Working knowledge of CLR11 and BS10175.
  • Proficiency in logging soil / rock in accordance with BS5930.
  • Strong skills in the development and updating of CSMs.
  • Confidence when dealing with colleagues, site staff, contractors and householders in person and over the telephone, and a highly professional manner.
  • Awareness of the available remediation techniques for soil and groundwater.
  • Experience writing health and safety plans for site works and managing health and safety controls during site works.
  • Awareness of current and emerging legislation applicable to contaminated land consultancy.
  • Understanding of chemical analyses which can be performed on soil, water and air samples.
  • High standard of report writing which is technically sound and commercially focused.
  • Ability to perform and interpret PRAs and GQRAs.
  • Possess a full and clean UK driving licence.
  • Hold a degree in a geoenvironmental related discipline and ideally some professional qualifications while working towards Chartership with a relevant organisation.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to Matthew.Thomas@ohes.co.uk.

If you feel you’re suitable for this Environmental Consultant role then please apply today!

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