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Senior/Principal Geoenvironmental Consultant

Newcastle, England
Competitive Salary
Office & Site Based Work


Geotechnical | Geo-Environmental | Environmental Impact Assessment | Compliance Audit | Environmental Due Diligence | Urban Regeneration Strategies

Our contaminated land and remediation services include Phase 1 Assessments, Phase 2 intrusive investigations and the design, supervision and / or construction management of remediation. We also have a research and innovation team which works with our clients to explore innovative and cost effective solutions for brownfield sites.

Purpose and Objectives

To contribute to the growth of the land quality team by managing the delivery of projects in the fields of soil and groundwater investigation, contaminated land assessment and site remediation using appropriate technical skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To support existing environment and remediation teams in undertaking both office based work and site visits
  • Design and project management of Phase 2 intrusive investigations including data collation and checking, preparation of test schedules, writing of contamination risk assessments and remediation strategies with all associated client liaison. Project management of factual intrusive investigations from inception through to preparation and delivery of report
  • Site investigation sampling/field manager/supervision of contractors – to undertake field based work including supervision and management of site investigations including third party contractors – preparation of accurate site records
  • Remediation projects – to manage appraisals and design of remediation projects, with subsequent supervision of remediation works on site
  • To work closely with current and new clients to meet their exact needs on projects
  • To undertake technical tasks within existing and new projects to produce reports on time to the required quality and budget
  • Be up to date with current environmental legislation in particular related to groundwater, surface water and contaminated land
  • To undertake interpretative technical reporting and analysis of results from investigations and remediation projects – attention to detail and accuracy is required
  • To work well within a team environment

Experience Required

3-5+ years’ experience within the industry required.

Qualifications Required

Degree in:

  • Geology (with environmental science/contaminated land modules), Hydrogeology, or Environmental Science


Masters level qualification in:

  • Hydrogeology or Geology with a significant number of Hydrogeology modules, Geochemistry or Environmental Science focussed on contaminated land investigation and assessment

Person Profile

  • Accept and deal with responsibility for project delivery and client liaison
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • Enthusiasm
  • Teamwork
  • Commercial awareness
  • Self-confidence
  • Able and willing to work and stay away from base office, potentially for extended periods, to support project delivery including overseas
  • Self-starter
  • Happy to work outdoors
  • Live in close proximity of the Newcastle office (half hour commute) or be happy to relocate
  • Must hold full clean UK driving licence or equivalent – confidence in driving larger vehicles such as vans and pickups will be helpful


Very competitive and negotiable dependant upon experience.

Apply online

Please complete the form below and upload your CV. Once received, a member of our team will be in touch.