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Senior Geo-Environmental Consultant

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (North East) - UK
Town/City Leeds - Head Office, England, United Kingdom
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 26/06/2022
Company Name SWECO
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What’s your role in Society?

We are currently looking for a talented and motivated Senior Geo-Environmental Consultant to join our Land Quality North Team within the Geo-Environmental Advisory Business Unit.  

Within this role you will be required to undertake site and office based work supporting UK wide delivery of brownfield regeneration schemes for a range of public and private sector clients.

What does the role involve? 

  • Providing consultancy services in relation to geo-environmental assessments by undertaking both office and site based work.
  • Preparing desk study, site investigation, risk assessment and validation reports.
  • Site supervision during site investigations, remediation, demolition and construction programmes including liaison with internal/external clients and sub-contractors.
  • Undertaking design delivery tasks as required to the programme and level of quality as defined by the line manager/team leader.
  • Acting as project manager on small or medium sized projects and progressing towards managing large projects.
  • Developing and enhancing existing skills in geo-environmental assessments.
  • Developing and enhancing existing skills in qualitative and quantitative risk assessment.
  • Leading/assisting in the production of proposals/bids.
  • Developing new and enhancing existing, internal and external client relationships. 
  • Being competent in the procurement and management of subcontractors (including preparation of specifications and industry standard forms of contract ICC/NEC).
  • Preparing drawings and well written clear, accurate and well presented reports. 
  • Acting as mentor to less experienced colleagues.

To be successful in this role you’ll possess:

  • A degree, preferably to MSc level, in a relevant environmental science and either have or be working towards a relevant professional qualification.
  • An excellent knowledge of best practice and legislation in the brownfield redevelopment industry.
  • A good track record of successful project delivery.
  • Experience of managing deliverables on land regeneration frameworks ie gas infrastructure/utility clients is desirable.
  • Excellent IT skills with advanced skills in MS Office.
  • Good problem solving/contingency planning skills with ability to find quick, innovative and practical solutions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to work collaboratively with others to form strong positive working relationships with colleagues, clients and contractors.
  •  Full clean driving licence.

What’s in it for you? 

???????You’ll be working for a top ten civil engineering firm (recognised by New Civil Engineer, (NCE). You’ll experience an inclusive, friendly and flexible working environment where colleagues are encouraged to grow and develop.  A meaningful job where you’ll help to transform society by being a trusted consultant to our clients. 

If you believe you have the skill set required, are keen to join a business with genuine opportunities for career progression, then we’d love to hear from you.

Let’s transform society together at Sweco.com/careers

More about us …….

Approachable and committed people are the core of our business.  Serving our clients in challenging projects is part of our daily work.  

Sweco plans and designs the sustainable communities and cities of the future. Together with our clients and the collective knowledge of our 17,500 architects, engineers and other specialists, we co-create solutions to address urbanisation, capture the power of digitalisation, and make our societies more sustainable. Sweco is Europe’s leading engineering and architecture consultancy, with sales of approximately SEK 21 billion (EUR 2 billion). The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. www.swecogroup.com.

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