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Senior Geo-Environmental Engineer

West Midlands, United Kingdom

Title - Senior Geo-Environmental Engineer
Location - Birmingham/Bristol
Our client is one of the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. They differentiates through its talented and passionate people and its unique combination of capabilities covering the whole asset life cycle, its deep market sector insights and its ability to integrate health & safety and sustainability into the design and delivery of solutions across the globe. We are 28,000 people that generate €2.5 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. 
Their Utilities team is involved in some of the UK’s most complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding. We have an enviable reputation in the delivery of such schemes and are working closely with the Environment Agency and some of the UK’s most established and recognisable utilities companies, undertaking a vast array of projects to enhance the UK’s utility services.
Within Utilities there are 3 core teams: River, Marine, Coastal (RMC); Regulated Water and Geoscience.  The candidate for the role advertised would sit in the Geoscience Team.  Geoscience is a 75+ and expanding team across the UK comprising Consultants/Engineers in the following disciplines: Geotechnics / Land Quality / Hydrogeology / Geographic Information Systems (GIS). 
Owing to recent contract awards we are seeking to locate a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Geo-Environmental Consultant for our expanding nuclear sector business, based from our Bristol or Birmingham office. The role will include delivering engineering solutions and advisory services on wide ranging projects within the nuclear, utilities, rail and energy & environment sectors. To be considered, we are seeking candidates with the following credentials:
Minimum Academic Qualifications:
•MSc qualified with a BSc in Geological Sciences (or similar)
•Ideally professionally qualified with a relevant institution e.g. C WEM / C Geol / C Env or alternatively with a clear and well developed plan to achieve professional qualification within a reasonable timeframe
Essential Experience:
•Demonstrable experience in a consulting environment
•Excellent knowledge of land quality issues, including designing site investigations, human health, controlled waters and ground gas risk assessment, remediation options and knowledge of the legislative processes
•Excellent report writing and communication skills
•Experience of managing projects including site investigations
•Good motivation, influencing and people management skills
•Knowledge and experience of running the commercial aspects of projects
Desirable Experience:
•Knowledge and experience in the nuclear sector would be an advantage
Duties & Responsibilities:
Reporting to a Principal Consultant / Team Leader, you will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of project-related tasks to meet budget, time-frame and quality targets, meeting or exceeding client expectations, promoting and marketing all facets of their services during interfaces with clients and other sectors and disciplines, contributing towards the achievement of the divisional business plan and to build networks within the industry. 
Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:
•Managing selected projects or components of projects, taking responsibility for resource allocation, managing subcontractors, quality assurance and client feedback and ensuring effective communication of any changes/modifications
•Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design
•Providing both leadership and technical advice to project team members. Assist in developing team members to their full potential
•Reviewing and ensuring compliance in the components of the project for which you have responsibility, including drawings, reports, specifications and calculations
•Building and maintaining effective relationships with clients on projects
•Managing all commercial aspects (contract, invoicing, debt management, client management etc) relating to projects for which you have responsibility.
•Liaising with the Project Director or Manager and the client to keep informed of all developments associated with the project
•Maintaining a good understanding of the background of the client’s business and industry to facilitate building effective and enduring relationships and consolidating both company and personal credibility in the industry
•Providing direction to the project team, leading by example to achieve sector goals and championing a quality, innovative, client-focussed and entrepreneurial culture
•Being familiar with, and compliant with, relevant H & S regulations and promoting a culture of awareness within the team
•Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your manager or the company
What Do We Offer?
We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.


For more information please contact:
Chris Hoskin 07947884558

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