Senior Environmental Consultant

OHES Environmental
31 May 2019
20 Jun 2019
Senior Environmental Consultant Location: Homebased / Belfast Salary: Competitive – depending on experience About the Company: The Adler and Allan Group is one of the UK’s leading environmental risk reduction businesses. We protect the environment and our clients by making them stronger, more resilient and compliant. We believe that environmental protection and a strong business go hand in hand. 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. Our approach is customer focused, creating and assembling product bundles designed to solve the environmental and business problems specific to our customers. We focus on providing our customers with tailored and relevant services to best support their needs. In order to provide these market leading services, we need innovative and forward-thinking experts, coming from a broad range of environmental disciplines. The Senior Environmental Consultant Role: Due to expansion in the region and an increasing customer base, we are now recruiting for Senior Environmental Consultants to join our Environmental Claims Management team based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The post holder will utilise their technical knowledge of contaminated land consultancy, to carry out environmental investigation, assessment, reporting, remediation verification and ‘cradle to grave’ project management of environmental insurance claims. The role will be home based, attending site and offices as required. The post holder will have close supervision and mentoring from Principal consultants and the Regional Manager. Key tasks and responsibilities associated with this role include: Providing specialist consultancy advice and response, mainly to petrochemical incidents; Leading and supervising project management of environmental insurance claims; Liaison with all stakeholders including clients, contractors and homeowners; Undertaking site investigations to determine the extent and severity of impact and assessing environmental risks; Logging of soils during investigations to a high standard and in accordance with best practice; Preparing health, safety and environmental documentation including risk assessments and method statements along with reporting of H&S near misses and positive observations; Management and planning of site investigations, monitoring, remedial and validation works; Scheduling and interpretation of field and laboratory data; Production of interpretive environmental reports including conceptual site models (CSM) and preliminary (PRA) and generic quantitative risk assessments (GQRA); Undertaking and supporting the design, implementation and verification of environmental remediation works; Demonstrating a commitment to ensuring consistently high levels of safety, technical robustness, commercial awareness, organisation and customer satisfaction; Undertaking quality assurance and safety performance audits; Participating in business development activities as a technical advisor and managing key clients. Senior Environmental Consultant Requirements: The successful candidate should have the following experience and knowledge: A degree in a relevant earth science, or geo-environmental discipline and, ideally, be a member of a relevant professional organisation; An MSc in a relevant subject ( beneficial but not essential ); 5 years’ work experience in managing environmental incidents, carrying out contaminated land surveys and site investigations, with knowledge of available drilling techniques; Possess knowledge of remediation technologies for contaminated soil and groundwater, i.e. have experience of operating on contaminated land projects where there is petroleum hydrocarbon contamination, a working knowledge of CLR11 and BS10175, be proficient in logging soil and rock in accordance with BS5930 and have strong skills in the development and updating of CSMs; Possess the ability to work together in a team and also demonstrate the drive and self-motivation to work independently, with minimal supervision; Possess the ability to take ownership of and manage projects to meet deadlines and project budgets; Possess experience / sound knowledge of current and emerging environmental legislation, guidance and best practice applicable to contaminated land consultancy; Possess practical experience of the chemical analyses which can be performed on soil, water and air samples; Possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate via clear and prompt written and verbal communications to colleagues, clients, contractors, regulators and other consultants; Be competent and diligent in the production of technical reports to a high standard, that are commercially focused and to meet challenging deadlines; Demonstrate a good degree of flexibility and possess strong organisational and time management skills; Be computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft applications. Senior Environmental Consultant Benefits: We are growing fast and with an expanding team, comes opportunity for progression. We offer a rewarding career in a can-do environment where you can be both strategic and hands on. There is a clear progression path within the team, and you will receive the training, coaching and mentoring to help you progress with your current and future roles in your career with us. We also offer: 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays A competitive starting salary, with competency-based progression. A company car / vehicle suitable for your role Company Pension Scheme A Refer a Friend Scheme A supportive and progressive environment If you feel that you meet the Senior Environmental Consultant requirements, please apply now This job was originally posted as

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