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Contaminated Land / Geoenvironmental Assistant Consultant

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Chemical, Science
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  • Location: Knutsford, Cheshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 2017-19171_1504261468

Job Description

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for a Contaminated Land / Geoenvironmental Assistant Consultant to join and contribute to our successful and expanding remediation and ground engineering team in Knutsford. We are seeking to grow our world class team to ensure we continue to deliver the high calibre of service and technical excellence both we and our clients expect.

We have an opportunity for a contaminated land / geoenvironmental professional supporting our broad range of public and private sector clients on a variety of projects, within the UK, Europe and globally. Key requirements include technical knowledge and robustness, flexibility and the desire to continue improving performance in all aspects of your role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivery of technical elements of projects and proposals within agreed budgets in relation to time, cost and quality.
  • Completion of site works, inclusive of logging, sampling and monitoring as well as Contractor supervision/management.
  • Ensuring that all work is delivered in line with procedures and processes and to the highest safety, health and environmental standards.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Relevant technical degree e.g. chemistry, engineering, geology or environmental science.
  • A higher degree in contaminated land, hydrogeology, geotechnical engineering, or similar, is desirable.

Experience

  • Experience of delivering assessment of land contamination within the UK regulatory framework with regard to current and future use of a site.
  • Experience in the planning, designing and supervision/leading of ground investigations.
  • Experience with the design and site work associated with remediation of land contamination.
  • Ability to present technical information in a concise and accurate manner.

Skills/Attributes

  • Communicate effectively, listen and engage, including communicating technical information effectively verbally and in writing both internally and externally.
  • Ability to innovate and develop in your technical area and to continually seek to improve performance in all aspects of role.
  • Work in collaborative project teams to achieve results by effective communication, sharing of information etc.
  • Flexibility to work across the UK and overseas for specific projects or longer-term assignments.
  • A full UK driving licence is required.

Company Overview

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

Employing around 35,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2016 revenues of £5.4 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

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