JOB TITLE: Soils Technician / Engineer (Environmental / Chemical)

Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Basildon
Job Reference : 10293 Job Category : Science and Research
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 09/01/2014
Salary & Benefits : £26000 per annum + Pension + Flexible Benefits
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

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Job Summary

Soils Technician / Engineer (Environmental / Chemical) £26k + Pension + flexible benefits Basildon

Job Description

Soils Technician / Engineer (Environmental / Chemical)
£26k + Pension + flexible benefits

The Opportunity:

Soils Technician / Engineer (Environmental / Chemical) required for our required for our client who are one of the world's largest and established organisations. Soils Technician / Engineer (Environmental / Chemical) offers an opportunity to come in for an established professional within the water industry where there will be many opportunity career wise and financially.

The Role:

For the Soils Technician / Engineer (Environmental / Chemical) you will be working out the Basildon landfill site and will be analysing samples of soil from a range of different locations and classifying the samples for the various locations. This will also include auditing on existing samples and building up the databases too.

*To develop procedures for accepting soils and regularised waste acceptance criteria across various landfill sites.
*Develop end stage land use models for the company's landfill sites and to use risk based computer models as set by the Environment Agency to determine the quality of soils that can be accepted for restorations purposes.
*Update existing Soils Protocol so that the guidance limits are risk based rather than prescriptive and agree changes with the Environment Agency.

The Person:

For the Soils Technician / Engineer (Environmental / Chemical) we are looking for somebody who has a degree in a chemistry or environmental related subject (or equivalent). You will hav a good understanding of soil sampling and of the waste industry / contaminated soil disposal.

*A degree in Chemistry or environment-related subject.
*Understanding of data analysis and sampling.
*Good knowledge of the waste industry and of contaminated soil disposal, waste legislation and CLEA (Contaminated Land Exposure Assessment) contaminated Land Model.
*An understanding of how landfill works

The Company:

The Company are the market leader across the world in their particular field and believe strongly in the development and career progression of all of their staff, employing 320,000 people worldwide. Although they are picky with people they bring in, this is as it is the beginning of a long term career and they pride themselves on having the best staff.

Soils Technician / Engineer (Environmental / Chemical)

Job Keywords

Soil, science, environmental, chemical, landfill, waste, contamination, health & safety, engineer, technician, controller

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