Company: Wood
Skills: Chemist, Environmental Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Royal Leamington Spa, England, United Kingdom


Overview / Responsibilities

Are you looking to further your career and increase the breadth and depth of your skills by working alongside key market specialists? Wood has an opportunity for an experienced landfill Consultant within our dynamic and growing organisation, which has a market leading pedigree, with the breadth and scale of projects and specialists to challenge and develop you.

Wood is looking for a motivated, highly skilled and solution focused person to join and contribute to one of the largest and most successful waste management, remediation and ground engineering teams in the UK/Europe. 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 are involved in many key projects of regional and national significance, which we deliver alongside our core UK and global framework projects.

This role would ideally be based in our Leamington Spa or Shrewsbury offices but with travel across the UK and overseas for specific projects or longer-term assignments. Our other UK offices could also be considered for the right candidate. Flexible working options are available including hybrid (mixed office and remote) working.

As part of your package, we offer the following benefits:

 

  • Support and guidance of development beyond chartership, from leading UK experts
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Generous pension package
  • Healthcare
  • Voluntary Flexible Benefits Scheme (dental insurance, cycle to work scheme, technology benefits, just to name a few!)
  • Access to Season Ticket Loan Scheme for travel in and around your base office location


Key Responsibilities

 

 

  • Preparation of technical reports including environmental monitoring reports, audit reports and pollution inventory reports
  • Technical input to landfill gas and leachate management plans as well as hydrogeological risk assessments
  • Preparation of / technical input to environmental permit applications, variation applications, closure reports and surrender applications
  • Planning and delivery of site works including client liaison, preparation of project HSSE plans and method statements, staff resourcing and sub-contractor management
  • Some field work will be required including site inspections and audits of waste management sites as well as environmental sampling and monitoring. This may involve some overnight stays in the UK and overseas
  • Data review and analysis
  • Ensuring that all work is delivered in line with procedures and processes and to the highest quality and safety, health and environmental standards

 


Skills / Qualifications

Qualifications

 

 

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline (e.g. environmental science, geology, engineering, chemistry or similar)
  • A higher degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. contaminated land, engineering geology, environmental science, hydrogeology or similar), is desirable
  • Working towards / be prepared to work towards Chartership with a relevant institution


Experience

 

 

  • Experience of landfill site assessment/investigation, auditing and environmental monitoring
  • Understanding the environmental permitting regime in the UK with regard to landfill and other waste management installations and operations
  • Experience in environmental permit applications, variation applications, closure reports and surrender applications for landfill and other waste management installations and operations
  • Understanding of the land contamination regime within the UK with regard to current and future use of a site, development planning, environmental permitting and due diligence
  • Report writing including presenting complex technical information in a concise and accurate manner
  • Construction quality assurance (CQA) supervision of landfill engineering works is desirable
  • Data handling, including experience in the use of GIS/QGIS, Civil 3D or CAD is desirable
  • Experience of closed landfill management is desirable
  • Experience in the use of GasSim for landfill gas modelling and pollution inventory reporting is desirable
  • Experience of landfill gas and leachate extraction and treatment systems, including leachate treatment plants, landfill gas utilisation plants and flaring is desirable


Skills / Attributes

 

 

  • Full UK driving licence
  • Be willing to travel and spend periods of time away on site based projects across the UK and overseas for specific projects or longer-term assignments
  • Communicate effectively, listen and engage, including communicating technical information
  • Ability to innovate and develop in your technical area and to continually seek to improve performance in all aspects of your role
  • On site leadership of environmental monitoring and other similar field works
  • Work collaboratively within a team and provide mentoring to develop colleagues

 


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.