Senior Environmental Consultant

OHES Environmental Ltd

Home based, various locations
Negotiable dependent on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!


Location: Home based. Travel as and when required.

  • Cornwall
  • Hampshire / Dorset
  • Risby / Suffolk
  • Kent
  • Oxfordshire
  • Scotland (Glasgow)

Salary: Negotiable Dependent on Experience

Hours of Work: Contractual hours of work are 9am until 5pm, Monday to Friday with 1 hour for lunch; however some flexibility may be required with start and finish times on occasion. Overnight stays will also be required on occasion.

About the Company:

OHES Environmental Ltd, 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. More recently, in response to client demands, the Company have constructed a number of product bundles from their full range of services, which are designed to overcome environmental challenges in specific markets and sectors.

You will utilise technical knowledge of contaminated land consultancy report writing, site investigations, validations and project management of environmental insurance claims. Due to the seniority of the post, you will hold responsibility for the technical and financial performance of any project on which you are deployed.

Senior Environmental Consultant Responsibilities:

  • Leading and supervising project management of insurance claims.
  • Manage and plan 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 and remediation design.
  • Management of 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.
  • Prepare site validation reports.
  • Perform other duties as required by ECM and other areas of the business in order to meet business needs.
  • This list is not considered to be exhaustive and you will be required to undertake other tasks as and when required.

Senior Environmental Consultant Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience within the same or similar role
  • 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.
  • Experience and knowledge of remediation techniques for soil and groundwater, current and emerging legislation applicable to contaminated land consultancy.
  • Demonstrate practical experience of chemical analyses which can be performed on soil, water and air samples.
  • Proven track record of undertaking and interpreting PRAs and GQRAs.
  • Hold a degree in a geoenvironmental related discipline and ideally some professional qualifications while working towards Chartership with a relevant organisation.
  • Required to travel to any location within the Company’s operational footprint; therefore possession of a full, clean UK driving licence is essential for this role.
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of all Microsoft applications.

Environmental Consultant Benefits:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company vehicle suited to the role
  • Career Progression and Training Opportunities

Please send CVs to 81BD52098.0@applythis.net

If you meet the Senior Environmental Consultant requirements and feel the role would be a good fit, then please apply today!


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