Ecologia - Graduate Environmental Scientist Sittingbourne 2024

DEADLINE 19th April 2024
Sittingbourne

Ecologia part of the RSK Group have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Environmental Scientist to join our team based in Sittingbourne, UK. This is a full-time, permanent position.

The role

The role is based in Sittingbourne, Kent. The work involves an interesting mix of office and site-based work and requires an adaptable approach to assist with urgent response situations.

The successful candidate will be required to assist our Project Managers with the organisation of projects, procure materials and contractors, prepare reports and provide feedback from sites, whilst ensuring compliance with Company procedures.

Responsibilities

Site duties will include

  • Undertaking Phase I and Phase II site investigations,
  • Soil and Groundwater sampling & soil logging,
  • Supervise excavations,
  • Prepare & send samples to accredited laboratories,
  • Assistance in the preparation of Health and Safety documentation for site works,
  • Undertake remediation site inspections,
  • Monitor and collating data from in-situ remediation systems,
  • Liaison with contractors,
  • Operate scientific equipment.

Office based duties will include updating project records, project preparation and report writing, assisting with maintenance of stores and equipment.

Qualifications & experience

  • We will generally expect candidates to be qualified to degree level in an environment/land related subject; however, candidates from a more practical background may also be considered. Candidates with CSCS card are encouraged to apply albeit the company will provide the necessary training.
  • The successful candidate will have good literacy and reporting skills, a flexible attitude to work, and possess the enthusiasm and drive to deliver the requirements of this role.
  • The ability to work as an effective member of a team and on your own initiative will be essential, along with excellent communication, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • The job will require a willingness to travel across the South of England; a full UK/EC driving licence is essential.

Salary & benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, Healthshield cash plan, payroll giving and cycle-to-work scheme
  • Training and Development
DEADLINE 19th April 2024