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Environmental Consultant in Belfast at TalentSpa

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Belfast
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/21/2018

Job Description

Environmental Consultant

Location: Home Based (commutable distance from Belfast). Travel as and when required.

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Hours of Work: Contractual hours of work are 9am until 5pm, Monday to Friday with 1 hour for lunch; however some flexibility may be required with start and finish times on occasion. Overnight stays will also be required on occasion.

About the Company:

OHES Environmental Ltd, part of the Adler and Allan Group, is a multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy operating across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. OHES has grown and diversified over the last 16 years to a point where our business is led and staffed by some of the brightest and most experienced consultants in the UK market place. More recently, in response to client demands, the Company have constructed a number of product bundles from their full range of services, which are designed to overcome environmental challenges in specific markets and sectors.

You will apply knowledge of contaminated land consultancy report writing, site investigations, validations and project management of environmental insurance claims. The role will be home based and administered from a regional office (if present), with close supervision / mentoring by a senior / Principal Consultant and / or the Regional Manager.

Environmental Consultant Responsibilities:


  • Project management of insurance claims, with close support / training from the regional team and finance, technical and training divisions.
  • Arrange site works (including investigation and remediation works) in accordance with the scope of works.
  • Liaise with site staff, homeowners and contractors prior to site visits.
  • Site investigation design.
  • Supervise site investigations, remediation works and validations, and perform associated sampling and monitoring.
  • Manage contractors on-site and maintain high standards of health and safety and quality.
  • Report health and safety incidents, near misses and positive observations to the Project Manager and Health and Safety Manager.
  • Schedule samples for appropriate laboratory analysis and liaise with the laboratory.
  • Prepare desk study reports, including undertaking PRAs.
  • Prepare interpretive site investigation reports – with close support from Line Manager.
  • Prepare site validation reports – with close support from Line Manager.
  • This list is not considered to be exhaustive and you will be required to undertake other tasks as and when needed.

Environmental Consultant Requirements:


  •  2-4 years’ experience within the same or similar role
  • Knowledge of the available site investigation techniques, and experience supervising a variety of them, particularly the available drilling techniques.
  • Experience working on contaminated land projects where there is petroleum hydrocarbon contamination would be of particular benefit.
  • Working knowledge of CLR11 and BS10175.
  • Proficiency in logging soil / rock in accordance with BS5930.
  • Strong skills in the development and updating of CSMs.
  • Confidence when dealing with colleagues, site staff, contractors and householders in person and over the telephone, and a highly professional manner.
  • Awareness of the available remediation techniques for soil and groundwater.
  • Awareness of current and emerging legislation applicable to contaminated land consultancy.
  • Understanding of chemical analyses which can be performed on soil, water and air samples.
  • Ability to perform and interpret PRAs and GQRAs.
  • Hold a degree in a geo-environmental related discipline and ideally some professional qualifications while working towards Chartership with a relevant organisation.
  • Be computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft applications. 
  • Possess a full, clean UK driving licence as travel to any location within the Company’s operational footprint may be required.

Environmental Consultant Benefits:


  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company vehicle suited to the role
  • Career Progression and Training Opportunities

If you meet the Environmental Consultant requirements and feel the role would be a good fit, then please apply today!