Graduate Geo-Environmental Consultant – North West

The Company

Resource and Environmental Consultants (REC) is a multi-disciplinary consultancy, specialising in a comprehensive range of environmental services, inspection, regulatory and risk management.  With over 20 years’ experience in the property and construction industry, REC delivers environmental solutions from eleven local offices throughout the UK and Ireland. REC provide 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.

The Role

As a Graduate Geo-Environmental Consultant, you will be part of REC’s busy multi-disciplinary consultancy team, as well as provide support to the wider Geo-Environmental team throughout the UK. Your role within the team will allow for the development of a technical understanding of both geotechnical and environmental aspects enabling the successful candidate to achieve a broad awareness of the geo-environmental industry.  You would 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. 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.

This role will be based at the Manchester office of REC.

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.
  • Able to manage own projects from initial proposal to final invoice.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and interpretation.
  • Experience of business development/marketing would be advantageous.
  • Demonstrable experience of project management and client liaison.
  • A well-regarded team player able to develop a good rapport with both clients and colleagues.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Hold a clean Full driving license.

Working Hours

  • 40 hours per week.
  • Monday to Friday 9am – 5:30pm with the requirement for flexibility dependent upon business requirement

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, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes.

Trainee Asbestos Surveyor & Analyst – South East

The Company

Resource & Environmental Consultants (REC) is a national, multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy with over 20 years’ experience in environmental, regulatory and risk management services. With over 120 staff based throughout the UK, REC provides technical expertise in both the built and natural environment across a variety of sectors – from public sector bodies and housing associations to major developers and retailers. REC’s Asbestos consultancy is a significant part of our business with a network of accredited offices and laboratories servicing customers UK-wide through a series of major contracts and frameworks.

The Role

Resource and Environmental Consultants is a national company providing multi-disciplinary Health, Safety and Environmental Services. At our premises in Essex are currently looking to recruit a Trainee Asbestos Surveyor and Analyst.

During the period of training the candidate will be required to work towards gaining their BOHS P402 or BOHS P403 and P404 qualification.

Main Duties to:

  • Liaise on a daily basis with clients, contractors and their representatives as well as members of the public.
  • To learn how to become proficient in air monitoring and fibre counting to the BOHS standards and working within REC’s Quality system and Integrated Management System.
  • To act within the expectations of conduct and attitude of employees in their role as ambassadors of the company.
  • To become knowledgeable in asbestos legislation, guidance and industry best practice including UKAS accreditation and quality management arrangements.
  • To become knowledgeable in relevant legislation including Health and Safety.
  • To comply with the company’s quality management arrangements including participating in the quality assurance arrangements and audit programme.
  • To be proactive to ensure that work is delivered on time by all areas of the business.
  • Other duties as requested by the Operations Manager and Regional Director.
  • To undertake training and revision in order to pass the P402 or  P403 and P404 examinations to then become a qualified Asbestos Surveyor or  Asbestos Analyst.

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

  • This position would suit someone with knowledge of the construction trades and building construction.
  • All candidates must possess a full and clean UK drivers license.
  • Knowledge of computer programmes such as Microsoft Office is essential.
  • Knowledge of CAD is desirable.
  • GCSE’s grade ‘C’ and above in Maths, English and Science are desirable.
  • To have a flexible attitude to working hours as the nature of the job will mean unsociable working hours and work at weekends.
  • The desire to maximise your potential through training and experience.

Working Hours

  • Full Time – 40 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm with the requirement for flexibility dependent upon business requirement.

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, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes.

Asbestos Surveyor & Asbestos Analyst – Stoke-on-Trent

The Company

Resource and Environmental Consultants (REC) is a multi-disciplinary consultancy, specialising in a comprehensive range of environmental services, inspection, regulatory and risk management.  With over 20 years’ experience in the property and construction industry, REC delivers environmental solutions from eleven local offices throughout the UK and Ireland. REC provide 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.

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 or Asbestos Analyst. The role involves undertaking 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.

Main Duties

  • Produce and Compile reports, ensuring they are delivered promptly to the client.
  • Responsible for the undertaking management, refurbishment, demolition and re-inspection Surveys of domestic, commercial and industrial properties.
  • 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 all equipment used is within calibration, making sure all equipment is given to DQM for calibration prior to expiry.
  • Ensure all associated paperwork is completed, checked and given to the associated office in a timely manner.
  • 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.
  • To act as spokesperson for REC, communicating effectively with the other members to the Asbestos Team and Operations Managers.
  • Maintain impartiality, integrity and independence throughout.
  • Effectively communicating with Line/Operations Manager.
  • 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 P402,  or 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

  • Full Time – 40 hours per week.
  • Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm with the requirement for flexibility dependent upon business requirement.

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, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes.

Asbestos Surveyor & Asbestos Analyst – South West

The Company

Resource and Environmental Consultants (REC) is a multi-disciplinary consultancy, specialising in a comprehensive range of environmental services, inspection, regulatory and risk management.  With over 20 years’ experience in the property and construction industry, REC delivers environmental solutions from eleven local offices throughout the UK and Ireland. REC provide 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.

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 or Asbestos Analyst. The role involves undertaking 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.

Main Duties

  • Produce and Compile reports, ensuring they are delivered promptly to the client.
  • Responsible for the undertaking management, refurbishment, demolition and re-inspection Surveys of domestic, commercial and industrial properties.
  • 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 all equipment used is within calibration, making sure all equipment is given to DQM for calibration prior to expiry.
  • Ensure all associated paperwork is completed, checked and given to the associated office in a timely manner.
  • 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.
  • To act as spokesperson for REC, communicating effectively with the other members to the Asbestos Team and Operations Managers.
  • Maintain impartiality, integrity and independence throughout.
  • Effectively communicating with Line/Operations Manager.
  • 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, Skills and Experience

  • BOHS P402, P403 and P404 and meet the minimum experience requirements for the testing being conducted and undergo a satisfactory authorisation audit
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team player.

Working Hours

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

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, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes.

Asbestos Surveyor & Asbestos Analyst – North West

The Company

Resource and Environmental Consultants (REC) is a multi-disciplinary consultancy, specialising in a comprehensive range of environmental services, inspection, regulatory and risk management.  With over 20 years’ experience in the property and construction industry, REC delivers environmental solutions from eleven local offices throughout the UK and Ireland. REC provide 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.

Resource and Environmental Consultants (REC) Asbestos have opportunities for Analysts and Surveyors across the following locations:

  • Manchester.
  • Liverpool
  • Preston
  • Cumbria
  • Lancashire

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 or Asbestos Analyst. The role involves undertaking 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.

Main Duties

  • Produce and Compile reports, ensuring they are delivered promptly to the client.
  • Responsible for the undertaking management, refurbishment, demolition and re-inspection Surveys of domestic, commercial and industrial properties.
  • 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 all equipment used is within calibration, making sure all equipment is given to DQM for calibration prior to expiry.
  • Ensure all associated paperwork is completed, checked and given to the associated office in a timely manner.
  • 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.
  • To act as spokesperson for REC, communicating effectively with the other members to the Asbestos Team and Operations Managers.
  • Maintain impartiality, integrity and independence throughout.
  • Effectively communicating with Line/Operations Manager.
  • 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 P402, 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.

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, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes.

Asbestos Surveyor & Asbestos Analyst – Midlands

The Company

Resource and Environmental Consultants (REC) is a multi-disciplinary consultancy, specialising in a comprehensive range of environmental services, inspection, regulatory and risk management.  With over 20 years’ experience in the property and construction industry, REC delivers environmental solutions from eleven local offices throughout the UK and Ireland. REC provide 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.

Resource and Environmental Consultants (REC) Asbestos have opportunities for Analysts and Surveyors across the following locations:

  • Birmingham
  • Derby
  • Notthingham

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 or Asbestos Analyst. The role involves undertaking 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.

Main Duties

  • Produce and Compile reports, ensuring they are delivered promptly to the client.
  • Responsible for the undertaking management, refurbishment, demolition and re-inspection Surveys of domestic, commercial and industrial properties.
  • 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 all equipment used is within calibration, making sure all equipment is given to DQM for calibration prior to expiry.
  • Ensure all associated paperwork is completed, checked and given to the associated office in a timely manner.
  • 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.
  • To act as spokesperson for REC, communicating effectively with the other members to the Asbestos Team and Operations Managers.
  • Maintain impartiality, integrity and independence throughout.
  • Effectively communicating with Line/Operations Manager.
  • 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, Skills and Experience

  • BOHS P402 or P403 and P404 and meet the minimum experience requirements for the testing being conducted and undergo a satisfactory authorisation audit
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team player.

Working Hours

  • Full Time – 40 hours per week.
  • Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm with the requirement for flexibility dependent upon business requirement.

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, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes.

Asbestos Surveyor & Asbestos Analyst – South East

The Company

Resource and Environmental Consultants (REC) is a multi-disciplinary consultancy, specialising in a comprehensive range of environmental services, inspection, regulatory and risk management.  With over 20 years’ experience in the property and construction industry, REC delivers environmental solutions from eleven local offices throughout the UK and Ireland. REC provide 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.

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 or Asbestos Analyst. The role involves undertaking 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.

Main Duties

  • Produce and Compile reports, ensuring they are delivered promptly to the client.
  • Responsible for the undertaking management, refurbishment, demolition and re-inspection Surveys of domestic, commercial and industrial properties.
  • 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 all equipment used is within calibration, making sure all equipment is given to DQM for calibration prior to expiry.
  • Ensure all associated paperwork is completed, checked and given to the associated office in a timely manner.
  • 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.
  • To act as spokesperson for REC, communicating effectively with the other members to the Asbestos Team and Operations Managers.
  • Maintain impartiality, integrity and independence throughout.
  • Effectively communicating with Line/Operations Manager.
  • 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, Skills and Experience

  • BOHS P402 or P403 and P404 and meet the minimum experience requirements for the testing being conducted and undergo a satisfactory authorisation audit
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Team player.

Working Hours

  • Full Time – 40 hours per week.
  • Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm with the requirement for flexibility dependent upon business requirement.

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, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes.

Director/Associate Director – Ecology – National

The Company

Resource and Environmental Consultants (REC) is part of the Concept Life Sciences Group which itself is part of the FTSE250 listed company, Spectris plc.  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 ten local offices throughout the UK.  Headquartered in Manchester, 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.

The Opportunity

REC’s Ecology business is at an exciting stage in its evolution and growth, and this new Associate Director position presents an excellent opportunity for an experienced ecologist looking for future career development and opportunity. The growing team undertakes a range of ecological assessments and licensed species surveys for a range of clients across the UK – informing planning, construction, mitigation and biodiversity enhancement. It is supported by a pool of expert external associates and field support from other environmental scientists within the business where required. We are looking to make Ecology a truly national business with ecologists in all our five main offices. REC also enjoys numerous clients commissioning multi-disciplinary services so there is a good deal of cross-selling and internal collaboration.

The Role

As an Associate Director – Ecology, you will be part of REC’s busy multi-disciplinary consultancy team based in our Manchester office, as well as provide support and leadership to the wider Ecology team throughout the UK. Working within an established consultancy team, you will also work alongside corporate teams including Business Development, Marketing and HSEQ.

Main Duties

  • Management and supervision of the Ecology Team on a day-to-day basis which will include mentoring of junior staff.
  • Preparation of Fee Proposals and Technical Reports to a high standard and technical review/authorisation of these documents.
  • Local Authority and client liaison.
  • Attendance at Planning Appeal Hearings and Public Inquiries when required.
  • Project management to be completed using our dedicated software system Synergist which will include the timely raising of project invoices by the monthly deadline.
  • Preparation of monthly financial reports and key performance indicator information to be submitted to Operations Director.
  • Assistance with Business Development activities as and when required.
  • You will be required to maintain membership of appropriate technical bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).
  • To work towards your specific Performance Objectives, as agreed with your line manager during the annual performance review, to ensure suitable career progression in line with personal and REC aims.
  • To remain familiar with the full scope of services offered by REC for the purposes of fulfilling cross-selling opportunities.
  • To provide assistance within other REC Group division project work as and when necessary.

Qualifications/Role Requirements

  • Hold a BSc (Hons), MSc (Preferable) in a related subject such as Ecology, Natural Sciences or a related subject.
  • Full Membership of (CIEEM)(Charted Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management).
  • Chartered Ecologist or Chartered Environmentalist status would be a distinct advantage, if not already chartered, the applicant should be in a position to become chartered or in the process of becoming chartered.
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of a Ecology Consultancy environment.
  • Hold both Class-1 bat and newt Natural England Licenses.
  • Ability to hold GCN or Bat mitigation licenses would be desirable.
  • Experience of Planning Appeal Hearings and Expert Witness work is essential; and
  • Proven experience in line management and mentoring junior staff

Working Hours

  • Full Time – 40 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm with the requirement for flexibility dependent upon business requirement

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, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes.

Graduate Ecologist Consultant – South East

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.

The Role

As a Graduate Ecologist Consultant, you will be part of REC’s busy consultancy team in the South East, as well as provide support to the wider ecology team throughout the UK. 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 colleagues effectively at all levels including Business Development, Marketing and HSEQ.

Your duties:

  • Support the delivery of projects to ensure that they are delivered on time, to the desired quality and to the necessary standard.
  • Ensure to have regular communication with the Ecology Team Lead on all stages with the progress, status and findings of all project work.
  • Undertaking and leading protected species surveys and mitigation projects.
  • Preparation of fee proposals, liaising with clients, and converting into fee earning work.
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • BSc (Hons), MSc (Preferable) in a related subject such as Ecology, Natural Sciences or a related subject.
  • Graduate or higher member of CIEEM (Charted Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management).
  • Demonstrates ecological expertise, preferably from within the consultancy sector, with experience of protected species survey and licencing.
  • Demonstrate experience of report writing or transferable skills for report writing.
  • A well-regarded team player able to develop a good rapport with both clients and colleagues.
  • Holds a minimum of one Natural England Licence for protected species surveys, particularly great crested newt and bat.
  • Holds a full driving license.

Working Hours

  • Full Time – 40 hours per week.
  • Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm with the requirement for flexibility dependent upon business requirement.

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, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes.

Graduate Ecologist Consultant – North West

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.

The Role

As a Graduate Ecologist Consultant you will be part of REC’s busy consultancy team in the North, as well as provide support to the wider ecology team throughout the UK. 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 colleagues effectively at all levels including Business development, Marketing and HSEQ.

Your duties:

  • Support the delivery of projects to ensure that they are delivered on time, to the desired quality and to the necessary standard.
  • Ensure to have regular communication with the Ecology Team Lead on all stages with the progress, status and findings of all project work.
  • Undertaking and leading protected species surveys and mitigation projects.
  • Preparation of fee proposals, liaising with clients, and converting into fee earning work.
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • BSc (Hons), MSc (Preferable) in a related subject such as Ecology, Natural Sciences or a related subject.
  • Graduate or higher member of CIEEM (Charted Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management).
  • Demonstrates ecological expertise, preferably from within the consultancy sector, with experience of protected species survey and licencing.
  • Demonstrate experience of report writing or transferable skills for report writing.
  • A well-regarded team player able to develop a good rapport with both clients and colleagues.
  • Holds a minimum of one Natural England Licence for protected species surveys, particularly great crested newt and bat.
  • Holds a full driving license.

Working Hours

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

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, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes.