Contaminated Land Consultant - Any UK Location

up to £60,000 + Benefits - Planning & Environmental - Environmental
Ref: 442 Date Posted: Monday 20 May 2024

NSB Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for an experienced contaminated land specialist to join this highly regarded mid-sized multi-disciplinary consultancy. Diverse range of projects, non-corporate culture, flexible working, competitive salary and benefits significant growth opportunity.

This is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious Geo-Environmental/ Contaminated Land Consultant looking to accelerate their career by joining this highly regarded National and International Consultancy. With ambitious plans for further growth, this is an interesting time to join my client’s UK team in their Nottingham office (other UK locations considered).

You will be a highly motivated individual looking for career growth and experienced in the delivery of high-quality site investigation services.

The role will be based in Manchester with a very flexible working arrangements to ensure a positive work life balance.

My client offers a vibrant, dynamic, and fast-paced work environment that provides access to a broad spectrum of professional experiences in a business that thrives on teamwork.


  • Performing Phase I assessments, audits and desktop studies
  • Safe delivery of site investigations on brownfield sites, both active and vacant.
  • Supervision of specialist subcontractors – drilling companies and plant operators.
  • Geological logging, performing field testing and gathering field data during investigations.
  • Sampling of soils, groundwater and ground gases & environmental monitoring.
  • Have strong technical writing, data management, organizational and communication skills.
  • Support the tendering team in preparing proposals and site investigation specifications.
  • Manage tasks and projects.
  • Apply quality assurance and quality control processes.
  • Mentoring junior staff & client liaison

Ideally You Will Have the Following

  • A good honours degree in a relevant subject & a relevant scientific background in Geology, Environmental Sciences, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, or Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Working towards full membership of a relevant institution (CIWEM, IEMA, IEnvSc, Geological Society, RSC or equivalent) and considering chartership in the future
  • Experience in the delivery of site investigations and supervision of subcontractors.
  • Soil logging experience.
  • Experienced in the use of field equipment – PID, gas analyser, interface probes, hand shear vane etc.
  • Commercial outlook

Rewards & Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, my client offers a highly competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, and you'll also receive extensive training, ample opportunities for career advancement, and the chance to shape the future of the business.

If this Contaminated Land Consultant role is of interest to you, please click apply now below.