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Graduate or Junior Geo-Environmental Scientist/Consultant (Grad_geo_Feb 2021)

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate Change, EMS & Audits
Town/City Belfast
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 27/02/2021
Company Name MCL Consulting
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Graduate or Junior Geo-Environmental Scientist/Consultant (Grad_geo_Feb 2021)

This is a Full Time permanent post for a Graduate / Junior Geo-environmental Scientist (<3 years experience), subject to a 3 month probation period working predominantly in the contaminated land, environmental drilling and waste management sectors of our business. Typically, you will spend 3 days on site a week, working in a range of site environments throughout Northern Ireland. On the other two days you would intially need to be based in our office in North Belfast, as you undertake training/get to know our systems.

Essential Requirments:

- Educated as a minimum to BSc Level in earth science / geology / contaminated Land/ environmental engineering or a relevant subject with a high content of geology / hydrogeology (please provide detail on this in your CV).

- Be capable of handling, collating and input of data into a range of databases, with the manipulation in Excel being a daily task therefore competent Microsoft computer skills are essential

- Be able to query/question unusual environmental data (eg groundwater levels, gas concentrations and chemical lab results) 

- Basic understanding of conceptual site models needed, and interested in the interaction of groundwater and atmospheric pressure on ground gas.

- Valid Full UK/NI driving licence (or equivalent driving Licence) is essential for this role.

- Initially reporting activities will include Phase I Desk Studies (PRA), progressing through to Generic Quantitative Risk Assessments (GQRA), Hydrogeological Risk Assessments etc.

# Desirable = Experience in the use of AutoCad, QGIS,

- Working towards or hold a post graduate qualification/Masters, 

- Placement /work experience, 


Internal on-the-job training in will be provided to the successful applicant. Salary £18 to 22k / annum gross depending on qualifications and experience. Monday to Friday typically 8.30 to 5pm with an hour for lunch, however there is some flexibility on these hours.

To Apply please send through a cover letter and CV detailing how you meet:

  • the Essential Criteria,
  • information on GCSE subjects / A Levels / BTECH or other pathway/route taken,
  • Any other relevant information (Applications can be more than 3 pages to ensure the essential information is provided) 


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