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Senior Contaminated Land Consultant (Ref: VEC.2021.SCLC.21)

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Senior Contaminated Land Consultant

Job Reference: VEC.2021.SCLC.21

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Verde is an Irish environmental company with over 60 employees and an established network of Irish offices in Ireland i.e. Kilcoole (Wicklow), Cork, Galway and Mayo. Verde has exciting and ambitious growth plans which are based on strong foundations of a quality brand developed by a talented team of environment, safety and risk specialists. Verde develops technical and business-focussed solutions that help to underpin the safe operation, environmental sustainability and ultimate success of our clients.

Senior Contaminated Land Consultant

Due to recent project wins and a strong order book, Verde Environmental Consultants Ltd is looking to recruit a Senior Contaminated Land Consultant in the Republic of Ireland (based at one of our four offices) who is committed to helping the growth of the business.

Main Duties & Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Coordinating, leading, designing and supporting field projects such as groundwater sampling, drilling, etc. including site attendance for such works.
  • Overseeing soil and groundwater remediation works, e.g., excavation, in-situ treatment, etc.
  • Conducting or overseeing basic operation and maintenance of remediation treatment units.
  • Pro-actively ensuring Health & Safety organization is a core component of all stages of works (deign, planning, implementation, review).
  • Capability to support technical and digital aspects such as field electronic data capture, data management using databases, managing field equipment (transducers, probes, etc.).
  • Contributing to deliverables by evaluating data and writing text for groundwater monitoring technical memorandums & site investigation reports.
  • Supporting technical data interpretation & evaluations including soil and groundwater risk assessments, data visualisation, statistical analyses, etc.
  • Undertaking Phase 1 and Phase 2 land contamination assessments.
  • Completing relevant chapters (Soils & Geology, Hydrogeology) of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) for major infrastructure projects.
  • Maintaining knowledge and understanding of European regulatory guidance, risk assessment methodologies, best practices, contaminated land issues, etc.

The successful candidate must have initiative, energy, enthusiasm, commitment and be flexible in work approach. Travel to project sites and meetings would be required.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

It is expected that you have the following:

  • Relevant degree in geoscience, environmental or engineering related discipline.
  • At least 5 years of proven project-related experience in the contaminated land field.
  • Excellent technical and numerical skills with an emphasis on quality control, logical thinking and reporting.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Clean driver’s licence.

Verde supports the professional development of its staff with appropriate training and further education where training gaps exist.  Competitive remuneration package and benefits are provided.

Closing date for applications is 5th November 2021.

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