Graduate Geo-Environmental Consultant – Huntingdon

The Company

Resource Environmental Consultants Ltd (REC) is an independent, multi-disciplinary UK environmental consultancy specialising in a comprehensive range of environmental, inspection, regulatory and risk management services. With over 20 years’ experience and 120 staff, REC delivers environmental solutions nationally from eleven local offices throughout the UK.  REC provides technical expertise in both the built and natural environment across a variety of sectors – from large government agencies and major developers, to public sector bodies and housing associations.

As part of its continued growth within the South, an excellent opportunity is available for a dynamic graduate to join the Land Team based in the Alconbury office in Huntingdon.

The Role

It’s a very exciting time for REC Ltd with major ambition for growth across the business. The role will require the individual to take part in projects from start to finish ranging from site work such as land gas and groundwater monitoring through to input on factual and interpretive reports.

Your role within the team will allow for the development of technical understanding of both geotechnical and environmental aspects enabling the successful candidate to achieve a broad awareness of the geo-environmental industry.

You should be highly motivated, able to work under your own initiative, with drive and ambition to contribute to the ongoing success of the business. You will be expected to have strong communication skills and be able to deal with suppliers, clients and peers effectively at all levels.

Working for REC you can expect to be part of a highly motivated team within a forward thinking aspirational business.

Your duties:

  • Support the delivery of projects to ensure that they are delivered on time, to the desired quality and to the necessary standard;
  • Regular communication with the REC Project Manager to keep them fully up to date at all stages with the progress, status and findings of all project work;
  • Maintains clear project records and documentation;
  • Ability to work as part of a team including the management of sub-contractors as necessary;
  • Acting as a professional representative for the REC business and in doing so promoting and representing the REC brand and values both internally and externally;
  • Monitoring and sampling of ground gases, groundwater and surface water at clients sites across the UK;
  • Presentation of factual reports for fieldwork monitoring results;
  • Supervision of drilling and trial pitting activities across the UK subject to completing internal training programme;
  • Scheduling of contamination and geotechnical analysis;
  • Development of Phase I and Phase II Geoenvironmental reports;
  • Supervision of land and groundwater remediation operations;
  • You will be required to undergo training in all aspects of the work with which you are not yet familiar.

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

  • BSc (Hons), MSc (Preferable) in a related subject.

Working Hours

40 hours per week

We offer a range of learning and development opportunities depending on the role, with all employees having access to a range of internally delivered training modules as standard.  We also offer structured career progression, more details of which can be discussed during the recruitment process. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer as a minimum: Pension scheme, Healthcare Cash Plan, Employee Savings scheme, Cycle to Work scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes.

Graduate Geo-Environmental Consultant – Manchester

The Role

It is a very exciting time for REC Ltd with major ambition for growth across the business. The role will require the individual to take part in projects from start to finish ranging from site work such as land gas and groundwater monitoring through to input on desk studies and factual and interpretive reports.

Your role within the team will allow for the development of technical understanding of both geotechnical and contamination/environmental aspects enabling the successful candidate to achieve a broad awareness of the geo-environmental industry.

You should be highly motivated, able to work under your own initiative, with drive and ambition to contribute to the ongoing success of the business. You will be expected to have strong communication skills and be able to deal with suppliers, clients and peers effectively at all levels.

Working for REC you can expect to be part of a highly motivated team within a forward thinking aspirational business.

Your duties:

  • Support the delivery of projects to ensure that they are delivered on time, to the desired quality and to the necessary standard;
  • Regular communication with the REC Project Manager to keep them fully up to date at all stages with the progress, status and findings of all project work;
  • Maintains clear project records and documentation;
  • Ability to work as part of a team including the management of sub-contractors as necessary;
  • Acting as a professional representative for the REC business and in doing so promoting and representing the REC brand and values both internally and externally;
  • Monitoring and sampling of ground gases, groundwater and surface water at clients sites across the UK;
  • Presentation of factual reports for fieldwork monitoring results;
  • Supervision of drilling and trial pitting activities across the UK subject to completing internal training programme;
  • Scheduling of contamination and geotechnical analysis;
  • Development of Phase I and Phase II Geoenvironmental reports;
  • Supervision of land and groundwater remediation operations;
  • You will be required to undergo training in all aspects of the work with which you are not yet familiar

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

  • BSc (Hons), MSc (Preferable) in a related subject.
  • Full clean driving licence

Working Hours

40 hours per week

Air Quality Consultant / Senior Air Quality Consultant (depending on experience) – manchester

The Role
You will be joining a busy and diverse team where projects range from small, single source dispersion modelling studies, through complex, multi-source industrial impact assessments to air quality impact assessments of major residential developments. Undertaking air quality assessments mainly in support of the land development and industrial sectors, you will be involved in all aspects of project management and client liaison.

Your duties:

  • Undertaking air quality / odour assessments.
  • Dispersion modelling.
  • Data analysis and interpretation.
  • Preparation of factual and interpretative reports.
  • Management of multiple projects.
  • Production of quotes and tenders.
  • Development of client relationships.

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

  • Atmospheric science or environmental based degree.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and interpretation.
  • Previous experience of air quality consultancy / modelling experience.
  • Able to manage own projects from initial proposal to final invoice.
  • Knowledge of standard methodologies for assessment of roads, industrial and dust emissions.
  • Membership of relevant professional body (IAQM/IEMA).
  • Experience of business development/marketing would be advantageous.
  • As we work throughout the UK a full driving licence is required.

Working Hours

Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm.

Asbestos Analyst Surveyor – Plymouth and Essex

The Role
To undertake four-stage clearances, personal, background, reassurance, perimeter, leak and static air monitoring and the delivery of reports to clients on time in line with REC IMS and HSG264 and all related commercial objectives and practices.

Your Duties:

  • Produce and Compile air quality assessing reports, ensuring they are delivered promptly to the client.
  • Undertaking personal air monitoring on a minimum of 10.
  • Responsible for the undertaking of the various types of air monitoring.
  • Ensure all associated paperwork is completed, checked and given to the associated office in a timely manner
  • Maintain impartiality, integrity and independence throughout
  • Effectively communicating with Line/Operations Manager
  • Communicating with clients (where appropriate)
  • Attend target and review meetings as required
  • To act as spokesperson for REC, communicating effectively between the other members to the Asbestos Team and Operations Managers
  • Assessment of work performed in terms of risk management and to ensure working practices and operations are safe and in line at all times with the Asbestos Quality Manual and REC IMS
  • Ensure that all the necessary quality records are completed and made available for regular internal review by a member of the Quality or Management team. This includes all contract review documents, equipment registers and job files.
  • Develop and nurture client relationships, handling of enquiries and assist with the production of tenders
  • Proactively promoting all areas of the REC business to our existing and future client base including identifying cross selling opportunities for the wider business.

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

  • BOHS P403 and P404 and meet the minimum experience requirements for the testing being conducted and undergo a satisfactory authorisation audit.
  • High level interpersonal skills.
  • Full clean driving licence.
  • IT Literate.

Working Hours
Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm with the requirement for flexibility dependent upon business requirement

GRADUATE ACOUSTICS CONSULTANT – MANCHESTER

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Acoustic Consultant to help us grow our acoustic consultancy across the UK. Based in our Manchester office, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop a career in a fast-paced environmental consultancy.

Core responsibilities of the position include:

  • Undertaking noise and vibration surveys across the UK and Ireland. This may include for surveys to be conducted during night-time and weekend periods.
  • Preparing Noise and Vibration Impact Assessments.
  • Enthusiasm to learn and offer a high degree of flexibility in order to help the team meet project deadlines.

The candidate we are seeking should ideally have:

  • A minimum of a 2:1 gained in a strong science degree;
  • A high level of competency with MS Word and Excel.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in consultancy;
  • Knowledge of SoundPlan or CadnaA noise modelling packages would be advantageous.

A full clean driving licence is essential for the role.

This role is for a permanent, full time position with Resource and Environmental Consultants. We offer a competitive remuneration package together with a genuine opportunity for professional development for the right candidate.

Working Hours

Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm with flexibility required to meet the needs of the business.

Asbestos Analysts – Manchester, Essex, Plymouth and Glasgow

Due to sustained business growth, REC Asbestos are looking for Analysts across the following locations:

  • Manchester
  • Essex
  • Plymouth
  • Glasgow

Analyst Role

To undertake four-stage clearances, personal, background, reassurance, perimeter, leak and static air monitoring and the delivery of reports to clients on time in line with REC IMS and HSG264 and all related commercial objectives and practices.

Duties:

  • Responsible for the undertaking of the various types of air monitoring
  • Produce and Compiling and quality assessing reports, ensuring they are delivered promptly to the client
  • Undertaking personal air monitoring on a minimum of 10% of enclosure entries
  • Ensure all associated paperwork is completed, checked and given to the associated office in a timely manner
  • Maintain impartiality, integrity and independence throughout
  • Effectively communicating with Line/Operations Manager
  • Communicating with clients (where appropriate)
  • Attend target and review meetings as required
  • To act as spokesperson for REC, communicating effectively between the other members to the Asbestos Team and Operations Managers
  • Assessment of work performed in terms of risk management and to ensure working practices and operations are safe and in line at all times with the Asbestos Quality Manual and REC IMS
  • Ensure that all the necessary quality records are completed and made available for regular internal review by a member of the Quality or Management team. This includes all contract review documents, equipment registers and job files.
  • Develop and nurture client relationships, handling of enquiries and assist with the production of tenders
  • Proactively promoting all areas of the REC business to our existing and future client base including identifying cross selling opportunities for the wider business

Role Requirements/Qualifications

  • Full clean UK driving licence.
  • IT Literate.
  • Organised.
  • BOHS P403 and P404 and meet the minimum experience requirements for the testing being conducted and undergo a satisfactory authorisation audit.
  • High level of interpersonal skills.

Working Hours

Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm with flexible required to meet business requirements.

 

 

 

Asbestos Bulk Analyst – Braintree and East Kilbride sites

The Role
To undertake sample analysis of bulk materials and the delivery of reports to clients on time in line with REC IMS and HSG248 and all related commercial objectives and practices.

Your Duties:

  • Responsible for the undertaking sample analysis of the various types of bulk material.
  • Produce and compile quality assessing reports ensuring they are delivered promptly to the client.
  • Ensure all associated paperwork is completed, checked and given to the associated office in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all equipment used is within calibration, making sure all equipment is given to DQM for calibration prior to expiry.
  • Undertake daily quality checks.
  • Maintain impartiality, integrity and independence throughout.
  • Effectively communicating with Laboratory/Operations Manager.
  • Communicating with clients (where appropriate).
  • Attend target and review meetings as required.
  • To act as spokesperson for REC, communicating effectively between the other members to the Asbestos Team and Operations Managers.
  • Assessment of work performed in terms of risk management and to ensure working practices and operations are safe and in line at all times with the Asbestos Quality Manual and REC IMS.
  • Ensure that all the necessary quality records are completed and made available for regular internal review by a member of the Quality or Management team. This includes all contract review documents, equipment registers and job files.
  • Develop and nurture client relationships, handling of enquiries and assist with the production of tenders
  • Pro-actively promoting all areas of the REC business to our existing and future client base including identifying cross selling opportunities for the wider business.

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

  • BOHS P401 and meet the minimum experience requirements for the testing being conducted and undergo a satisfactory authorisation audit.
  • High level interpersonal skills

Working Hours
25 hours per week; 5hours per day (between the hours of 7am – 5pm) Monday to Friday

 

Acoustics Consultant – Manchester

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Graduate Acoustic Consultant to help us grow our acoustic consultancy across the UK. Based in our Manchester office, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop a career in a fast-paced environmental consultancy.

Your Duties:

  • Undertaking noise and vibration surveys across the UK and Ireland. This may include for surveys to be conducted during night-time and weekend periods;
  • Preparing Noise and Vibration Impact Assessments; and,
  • Enthusiasm to learn and offer a high degree of flexibility in order to help the team meet project deadlines.

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

  • A minimum of a 2:1 gained in a strong science degree.
  • A high level of competency with MS Word and Excel.
  • A full, clean UK driving license.

Working Hours

Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm with flexibility required to meet business requirements.

Principle Consultant (Geo-Environmental) – South

The Role
It is a very exciting time for REC Ltd with major ambition for growth across the business. A key part of the role therefore, as well as delivering projects, will be assisting to build a sustainable and growing client base in East of England/East Midlands and North London areas. Working with REC’s Business Development Director, the Southern Regional Director and the Head of Ecology, you will liaise with and manage our existing and former clients and help to create relationships with new ones.  You will therefore need proven business development and client management experience as well as sound and commercial technical delivery. Having local client connections would be a benefit, as well as being a recognised ‘name’ in the region.

Key aspects of the role will be:

  • Management and delivery of projects to clients on time and within agreed budgets and in line with the REC IMS and all related commercial objectives and practice.
  • The day to day project management of Geo-Environmental site investigations and other projects completed by the team, preparing the interpretative geo-environmental and geotechnical reports and be involved with client and regulatory liaison.
  • Regular communication with clients to keep them up to date with the progress, status and findings of all project work.
  • The review or proposals and reports and support on projects and works from other parts of the business as the need and situation arises.
  • Timely response to all client enquiries and acting as a professional representative in line with the REC business values and vision.
  • Developing and nurturing client relationships.
  • Assisting and supporting the Regional Director with all project invoicing, WIP status, pipeline management on an ongoing basis including all monthly, quarterly and annual outputs.
  • Support business development activity with both the existing client base and to secure new clients and proactively promote all areas of the REC business to existing and future client base
  • Building a land team in the Alconbury/Bishop Stortford office and the subsequent coaching and mentorship of junior staff to support their career development
  • Communicating effectively with colleagues throughout the business to share resources, technical knowledge and support all forms of business activity
  • You will be expected to undertake both office based and site based work where your level of experience is required for project delivery with a clear understanding of their business and solutions required to meet both their immediate and future business needs.

Key Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The successful candidate is likely to have a minimum of ten years’ experience and hold a relevant chartership with a recognised professional body.
  • For the role, you will need to demonstrate good experience of design, planning and delivery of contaminated land desk studies, site investigations, risk assessment (qualitative and quantitative) methodologies and remediation projects of various contaminated land scenarios.
  • A good understanding of current UK environmental regulation is required, with experience of CLEA, P20 and RBCA would be preferred.
  • Excellent computer and report writing skills are expected.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A proven desire and aptitude to undertake business development and create client relationships.

The successful candidate will work alongside and in cooperation with, our highly experienced team of Geotechnical Engineers, Environmental Scientists and Geo-Environmental Specialists working on projects throughout the UK.