Principal Geo-Environmental Consultant – Manchester

The Role

REC is currently expanding its Geo-Environmental business in the North West in response to continued growth in the region. You will be a key 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, checking of reports, 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; and
  • 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).

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, with all employees having access to a range of internally delivered training modules and external training as standard. We offer structured career progression, more details of which will be provided 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 and local Reward & Recognition schemes.

Graduate Geo-Environmental Consultant – Manchester

The Role

REC is currently expanding its Geo-Environmental business in the North West 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. This will typically include site investigation, environmental sampling, gas and groundwater monitoring and input to factual and interpretive reports.

Your role within the team will allow you to development your technical understanding in environmental and geotechnical aspects of site investigation and interpretation and the successful candidate will ultimately  receive a broad understanding of the geo-environmental sector.

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:

  • 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 senior team members 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;
  • Supervision of drilling and trial pitting activities across the UK subject to completing an internal training programme;
  • Monitoring and sampling of ground gas, groundwater and surface water at sites principally in the northwest;
  • Scheduling of samples for environmental and geotechnical analysis;
  • Preparation of factual reports based upon fieldwork monitoring results;
  • Development of Phase I and Phase II Geo-Environmental reports; and
  • Supervision of land and groundwater remediation operations.

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

  • BSc (Hons), MSc (Preferable) in Geological Sciences, Environmental Geology, Environmental Science or a related subject. Previous experience as part of a placement is desirable. 

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 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 Bulk Analyst – Plymouth

 

The Role

Fantastic opportunity to join the Asbestos team as a Trainee Bulk Analyst based in our Plymouth site. The Trainee Bulk Analyst will learn to undertake sample analysis of bulk materials and the delivery of reports to clients on time in line with REC IMS and HSG248.

During the period of training the candidate will be required to work towards gaining their BOHS P401 qualification.

Main Duties

  • Responsible for the undertaking sample analysis of the various types of bulk materials.
  • Produce quality assessment reports and ensure reports are delivered to the clients.
  • Participation in monthly in-house QC checks and AIMS/AISS proficiency testing.
  • Undertake daily quality checks.
  • Effectively communicating with the Laboratory and Operation Managers.

Qualifications/Role Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong team player.
  • Organised with a methodical approach.
  • Ability to work in a busy environment.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.

Working Hours

  • Full time – 40 hours per week with flexibility required to meet the needs of the business.

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.  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.

Student Placement – Year in Industry – Air Quality – 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:

  • Currently studying an atmospheric science or environmental based degree.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and interpretation.
  • Experience of GIS software would be advantageous.
  • Some project management skills would be preferable.
  • Knowledge of standard methodologies for assessment of roads, industrial and dust emissions.
  • As we work throughout the UK a full driving licence is preferred.
  • A background interest of Maths, Science and/or Geography is desirable.

Working Hours

Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm.

Air Quality Consultant – Croydon

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.