Resource Planner – Manchester

The Role

Based at the REC office near Media City, Manchester this role involves making calls to public houses to arrange for access for REC Surveyors to come out to the property and complete a full survey.  This is a full time permanent position.

Your Duties:

  • Contacting clients to book in surveys using telephone, text services and post.
  • Take incoming calls from clients wishing to book in surveys.
  • Keeping an up to date appointment system for surveys using excel.
  • Generating reports through the in-house system and checking these for grammatical and formatting errors.
  • Generating plans using a variety of systems from excel through to CAD.
  • Issuing the above reports once they have been checked and ensuring milestones are kept every step of the way.
  • Chasing in missing information both internally and externally.
  • Getting involved with other ad hoc duties as and when required.

 

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

  • Clear and demonstrable Microsoft Excel experience.
  • Organised and able to manage your own time effectively.
  • Knowledge of the asbestos industry is preferred.
  • Strong administration experience is essential.
  • High levels of attention to detail.
  • Confident communicator over the telephone.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work with online database formats.

 

Working Hours

The role involves working over Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm.

 

 

Air Quality Consultant – Crodyon

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. 

Main Duties to:

  • 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.
  • Excellent IT skills including use of GIS and spreadsheet software.
  • 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. 

Company Benefits

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.  In our science based roles we 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, Retail Discount scheme, Cycle to Work scheme, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes.

 

Ecology Consultant – Croydon

The Role

As part of its continued growth and development, REC is expanding its Ecology business and looking for an enthusiastic and commercially focused Graduate / Consultant to join the Ecology team in the South.

In your role, you will carry out ecological field survey work, desk studies, report writing, stakeholder consultations and support the Ecology lead in the South with project management and business development. You should be highly motivated, able to work under your own initiative and have a 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 liaise effectively with clients, colleagues and subcontractors at all levels.

Due to the seasonal nature of ecology work, there will be opportunities to widen your experience and assist other technical teams within REC.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Field surveys, desk study, consultation and reporting for Preliminary Ecological Appraisals and phase 2 species and habitat surveys;
  • Support the delivery of Ecology projects to the desired quality and standard and within budget;
  • Communication with the REC Ecology Team Lead to keep them fully up to date at all stages with the progress, status and findings of all project work;
  • Pro-actively identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and efficient ways of working within projects and more widely across the business;
  • 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; and
  • Commitment to REC’s Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Policies.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Honours degree and/or post-graduate qualification in ecology or a related biological/environmental science discipline.
  • Graduate / Associate member of CIEEM
  • Experience in phase 1 and protected species surveys;
  • Protected species licence (e.g. GCN, bats) would be advantageous but not essential; and
  • Full, clean driving licence.

Location and Working Hours

  • Full time, 40 hours a week.
  • Out of normal office hours working, as necessary.
  • Expectation to travel throughout the UK.

Company Benefits

We offer a range of learning and development opportunities depending upon the role, with all employees having access to a range of internally delivered training modules as standard.  In our science based roles we 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, Retail Discount Scheme, Cycle to Work scheme, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes.

Graduate Air Quality Consultant – 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 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.
  • Experience of air quality consultancy / modelling / GIS software would be advantageous.
  • Able to manage own projects from initial proposal to final invoice.
  • Knowledge of standard methodologies for assessment of roads, industrial and dust emissions.
  • Experience of business development/marketing would be advantageous.
  • As we work throughout the UK a full driving licence is preferred.

 

Working Hours

Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm.

Graduate Acoustics Consultant – Winchester

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 Winchester office, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop a career in a fast-paced environmental consultancy. 

Main Duties to:

  • 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.
  • 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 Project Manager to keep them fully up to date at all stages with the progress, status and findings of all project work
  • Maintaining clear project records and documentation
  • Recognising areas of professional and/or technical delivery where training, coaching or mentoring is required to develop skills and expertise
  • 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
  • Pro-actively identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and efficient ways of working within projects and ensuring that this is appropriately shared with colleagues
  • Communicating effectively with colleagues throughout the business to share resources, technical knowledge and generally support all forms of business activity 

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; and,
  • A full, clean UK driving license.

Working Hours

  • Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm. 

Company Benefits

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.  In our science based roles we 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, Retail Discount scheme, Cycle to Work scheme, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes.

Senior Geo-Environmental Consultant – East Kilbride

The Role

REC is currently expanding its Geo-Environmental business in Scotland in response to significant growth in the region. You will be a part of this expanding team and the role will require you to be involved in the full lifecycle of projects.

We are seeking an individual who can advise clients, design and implement suitable work programmes and has excellent written and verbal communication skills. The role will be principally office based as you will be required to support the geo-environmental lead through management of projects, business development and mentoring and guidance for junior staff.

You should be highly motivated, able to work under your own initiative and have a 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:

  • Management of projects to ensure that they are delivered on time, to the desired quality and standard and within budget;
  • Regular communication with the client, team members and other stakeholders to keep them up to date with the progress, status and findings of projects;
  • Timely and accurate response to all client enquiries in line with the REC business vision and values;
  • Communication with the northern geo-environmental lead at all times to keep them up to date with new proposals, enquiries, projects and related matters
  • Deputising for the northern geo-environmental lead during periods of annual leave or as required;
  • Assisting the northern environmental lead with forecasting, invoicing and resourcing;
  • Acting as a professional representative for the REC business and in doing so pro-actively promoting the REC brand and values both internally and externally;
  • Support business development of the full breadth of REC services with both the existing client base and working to secure new clients over time;
  • Coaching and mentoring of junior staff to support their career development and with future team expansion line management of junior staff;
  • Pro-actively identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and efficient ways of working within projects and more widely across the business ensuring that this is appropriately shared with colleagues; and
  • Champion for a safe working environment and commitment to REC’s Health & Safety Policies.

Qualifications:

  • BSc (Hons), MSc (Preferable) in a related subject such as Geology, Environmental Science, Contaminated Land, Geotechnics, Engineering Geology, etc;
  • Membership of professional organization, commitment towards continuing professional development and be chartered or with a clearly defined plan to apply within the next 12 months (e.g. CGeol, C Sci, C Env or similar); and
  • SMSTS Training desirable but not essential.

Experience

  • Around 5 or more years’ experience within a similar role in a consultancy or contracting environment. 

Working Hours

40 hours per week

Company Benefits

We offer a range of learning and development opportunities depending upon the role, with all employees having access to a range of internally delivered training modules and external training as standard.  In our science based roles we 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, Retail Discount Scheme, Cycle to Work scheme, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes.

Asbestos Surveyor – South East

The Role

REC Asbestos are industry leading specialists and one of the few asbestos consultancies to individually own and operate UKAS accredited testing laboratories. REC are UKAS accredited to ISO17020 (inspection) and ISO17025 (testing). Due to the growth of REC Asbestos we have a fantastic opportunity for an individual to join the Asbestos team as an Asbestos Surveyor to undertake asbestos surveys in line with REC IMS and HSG264 and all related commercial objectives and practices.

Your Duties:

  • Responsible for undertaking Management, Refurbishment, Demolition and Re-inspection of Surveys of Domestic, Commercial and Industrial properties.
  • Compiling and quality assessing reports
  • Ensure the delivery of reports to clients on time
  • Ensure unbiased and accurate information is given to clients to assist them in effectively managing their Asbestos
  • Ensuring personal air monitoring is undertaken at least once per month
  • Ensure all equipment used is within calibration,. Making sure all equipment is given to DQM for calibration prior to expiry
  • Undertaking re-surveys and quality assurance works as required
  • Maintain impartiality, integrity and independence throughout
  • Effectively communicating with Line/Operations Manager and clients (where appropriate)
  • Attend target and review meetings as required
  • To act as a spokesperson for REC, communicating effectively between the other members of 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

 

Key Role KPI’s:

  • Timely communication of relevant information to the Operations Manager
  • Working at all stages in line with the REC IMS
  • Participate in internal quality checks as required
  • Assist with the internal quality checks as required

 

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

  • BOHS P402 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