Graduate Geo-Environmental Consultant – 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

As a Graduate Geo-Environmental Consultant, you will be part of REC’s busy multi-disciplinary consultancy team in Winchester – South West, 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 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.

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.
  • You will report specifically to Stuart Phillips, Regional Director at REC.

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

  • 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

Graduate Geo-Environmental Consultant – 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

As a Graduate Geo-Environmental Consultant, you will be part of REC’s busy multi-disciplinary consultancy team in Alconbury – South East, 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 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.

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.
  • You will report specifically to Stuart Phillips, Regional Director at REC.

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

  • 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

Air Quality Consultant – South East

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

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

Business Development Manager – Scotland

The Company

Resource Environmental Consultants Ltd (REC) is the environmental consultancy arm of the Concept Life Sciences Group. 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 8 offices across the UK.

REC provides technical expertise in both the built and natural environment across a variety of sectors – from major developers and industry, to public sector bodies and housing associations. Asbestos management services are a significant part of REC’s business. As part of the continued growth of our Asbestos services in Scotland, an excellent opportunity has become available for a dynamic sales and business development professional to join the Asbestos Team based in our East Kilbride facility near Glasgow.

The Role

It’s a very exciting time for REC Ltd with major ambition for growth across the business. REC has a strong Asbestos business with surveying, monitoring, laboratory and project management services provided by Glasgow, Manchester, Stansted and Plymouth. Our East Kilbride (Glasgow) facility provides all asbestos services across Scotland and also features our wider environmental and analytical services.

We’re looking for a results-driven sales representative to actively seek out and engage customer prospects. You will provide complete and appropriate asbestos solutions for every customer in order to boost top-line revenue growth, customer acquisition/retention levels and profitability. 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 work closely with our Scotland Asbestos services team, the Operations Manager as well as the Operations Director in the execution of your role, as well as the wider REC environmental business and sales colleagues in Concept Analytical Services. You will report to REC’s Business Development Director, with support from our marketing and administration team.

Your Duties

  • Present, promote and sell REC’s asbestos services using solid propositions to existing and prospective customers.
  • Generate opportunities with new clients in existing & new sectors, retain existing clients & reinvigorate lapsed ones.
  • Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships.
  • Reach out to customer leads through cross-selling, networking and cold calling.
  • Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints to maximize satisfaction and revenue.
  • Achieve agreed sales targets and outcomes within schedule. • Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments.
  • Analyse the local market’s potential, customer needs, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
  • Track sales and report progress.
  • Cross-sell REC’s other environmental services where appropriate and likewise those of the wider Concept Group.

Qualifcations/Role Requirements

  • Proven work experience in sales.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office.
  • Familiarity with CRM practices along with the ability to build productive business professional relationships.
  • Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in sales.
  • Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills. • Prioritising, time management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to create and deliver presentations tailored to the audience needs.
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback.
  • Previous Asbestos and/or Risk Management industry experience would be an advantage but not a prerequisite. Training in our Asbestos services will be provided.

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.

Laboratories Manager – Asbestos – 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

Fantastic opportunity to join the Asbestos team as a Laboratories Manager based in our Manchester site. The role of a Laboratories Manager is to work effectively with Senior Management, laboratory staff and customers within the asbestos division in order to fully manage the day-to-day capacity and resource requirements across all of REC’s asbestos labs. The position reports to the Operational Director for the asbestos division and will oversee lab activity from staff management, reporting and major customer perspective. The role also plays a key role in Quality within the laboratories.

Main Duties to:

  • Promotion of a collaborative approach between laboratories, managing lab staff effectively and working with field staff to continually improve laboratory efficiencies and turnaround times in line with best working practice, regulation, legislation and business strategy.
  • Assisting the Quality Manager to ensure that all laboratory practice is in line with REC’s Quality Manual and the IMS and, working with lab staff, ensure that appropriate levels of audit of procedural compliance are maintained within the lab as per the requirements of the quality manual and IMS.
  • Working with the Operational Director and laboratory staff to develop and implement new methods as appropriate
  • Attending client meetings where required.
  • Directing and training staff to deal with major laboratory customers across the UK to ensure that client expectations are consistently met or exceeded.
  • Direct line management to analysts and working with the senior lab analysts to act as the main point of contact for each regional lab with regards to any enquiries.
  • Working with the laboratory staff to ensure consistency of working practice across all the laboratories.
  • Co-ordinate and report internal and external proficiency testing schemes as required across the laboratories.
  • Performing audits throughout the four laboratories across the UK.
  • Perform asbestos analysis as required (points to be confirmed).
  • Assisting the Operational Director with laboratory staff requirement forecasting.
  • Assisting the Operational Director with laboratory revenue forecasting.
  • Acting as an ambassador for the REC business and in doing so pro-actively promoting the REC brand and values both internally and externally.
  • Communicating effectively with colleagues throughout the business to share resources, technical knowledge and generally support all forms of business activity.
  • Undertaking weekly invoicing alongside.

Qualifications/Role Requirements

  • P401 and experience in asbestos testing and consultancy.
  • Excellent knowledge of the ISO 17025 quality systems, their implementation and management.
  • A good understanding of clients’ needs and requirements.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Robust project and programme management capability.

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, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Gym membership rates and local Reward & Recognition schemes. A car or car allowance would be provided.

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 Consultant Ecologist, you will be part of REC’s busy multi-disciplinary consultancy team in the North, as well as provide support to the wider Ecology team throughout the UK. Working within the established northern consultancy team, you will also work alongside corporate teams including Business development, Marketing and HSEQ.

Main Duties to:

  • Manage and oversee ecology projects.
  • Write reports and technical review work.
  • Advise clients on ecological aspects relating to their schemes – including mixed use and residential developments, minerals/waste projects, infrastructure and energy projects.
  • Prepare fee proposals, liaising with clients, and converting into fee earning work.

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

  • Considerable and demonstrable ecological expertise, preferably from within the consultancy sector, with experience of protected species survey and licencing.
  • Experience in managing ecological input to development projects of all scales across a range of sectors and working with other environmental disciplines.
  • Demonstrable experience of project management and client liaison.
  • Qualified to degree level or higher in a relevant field of Ecology, Natural Sciences or a related subject.
  • Associate or higher member of CIEEM.
  • A well-regarded team player able to develop a good rapport with both clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to understand the business environment of consultancy with particular regard to, ecology and be commercially astute.
  • Full driving license.
  • Licences for protected species surveys, particularly great crested newt and bats

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.

Graduate Air Quality Consultant – Manchester

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 Air Quality Consultant, you will be part of REC’s busy multi-disciplinary consultancy team in the North, as well as provide support to the wider Air Quality 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. 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.

You Duties:

  • Undertaking air quality assessments and support the delivery of projects to ensure that they are delivered on time, to the desired quality and to the necessary standard.
  • Tender and proposal preparation.
  • Dispersion modelling of roads and point sources using ADMS.
  • Processing of data analysation and data interpretation.
  • Preparation of reports, both factual and interpretative.
  • Presentation of factual reports for fieldwork monitoring results.
  • Regular communication with the REC air quality team to keep them fully up to date at all stages with the progress, status and findings of all project work.
  • 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.

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

  • BSc (Hons), MSc (Preferable) in a related subject such as Atmospheric Science or Environmental Sciences or a related subject.
  • Experience of air quality consultancy / modelling / GIS software would be advantageous.
  • Able to manage own projects from initial proposal to final invoice.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and interpretation.
  • Knowledge of standard methodologies for assessment of roads, industrial and dust emissions.
  • 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

  • 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

Graduate Ecologist Consultant – Manchester

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.

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 Consultant Ecologist, you will be part of REC’s busy multi-disciplinary consultancy team in the North, as well as provide support to the wider Ecology team throughout the UK. Working within the established northern consultancy team, you will also work alongside corporate teams including Business development, Marketing and HSEQ.

Main Duties to:

  • Manage and oversee ecology projects.
  • Write reports and technical review work.
  • Advise clients on ecological aspects relating to their schemes – including mixed use and residential developments, minerals/waste projects, infrastructure and energy projects.
  • Prepare fee proposals, liaising with clients, and converting into fee earning work.

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

  • Considerable and demonstrable ecological expertise, preferably from within the consultancy sector, with experience of protected species survey and licencing.
  • Experience in managing ecological input to development projects of all scales across a range of sectors and working with other environmental disciplines.
  • Demonstrable experience of project management and client liaison.
  • Qualified to degree level or higher in a relevant field of Ecology, Natural Sciences or a related subject.
  • Associate or higher member of CIEEM.
  • A well-regarded team player able to develop a good rapport with both clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to understand the business environment of consultancy with particular regard to, ecology and be commercially astute.
  • Full driving license.
  • Licences for protected species surveys, particularly great crested newt and bats

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.

Trainee Asbestos Surveyor – South West

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 the South West we are currently looking to recruit a Trainee Asbestos Surveyor.

During the period of training the candidate will be required to work towards gaining their BOHS P402 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 P403/4 examinations to then become a qualified Asbestos Surveyor.

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

  • 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.