Contaminated Land Consultant

Ireland (nationwide)
Industry Sector:
Environmental Jobs, Green Jobs, Environment Jobs, Geology Jobs, Contaminated Land Jobs, Geoscience Jobs, Hydrogeology Jobs, Environmental Science Jobs
Job Category:
Hydrogeologist, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geologist, Environmental Scientist, Geoenvironmental Engineering, Environmental Consultant, Geoengineering
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
£50,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Excellent package and remuneration
Start Date:
ASAP/ Stardard
Gaia Talent
Job Ref:

Gaia Talent has an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Environmental professional to join our client’s Contaminated Land Team as a Contaminated Land Consultant to support the company's continued growth.

This is a full-time, permanent position that can be based anywhere in Ireland. Our client also operates a full remote work environment, supported by state-of-the-art IT systems and software management tools. You’ll be asked to attend fieldwork occasionally. 

This role will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to join a dynamic team providing professional services undertaking complex contaminated land and hydrogeology assessments in support of due diligence assessments for property acquisition and divestiture, IPPC, IED, and waste licensed facilities including license applications, surrender and compliance as well as assessment of unregulated landfill sites for private sector clients and local authorities.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a positive attitude, an ability to motivate others, and a demonstrated willingness to learn and keep up to date with changing legislation and industry trends and developments.

Main duties and responsibilities:
  • Project Management of a range of contaminated land projects.
  • Design, manage, and supervise site investigation and sampling and will be required to attend the site and carry out sampling.
  • Undertaking Contaminated Land / Hydrogeology Risk Assessments and Waste Classification Assessments.
  • Preparation of technical reports and other deliverables. 
  • Degree in Geology, Hydrogeology, or Environmental Science/Engineering with a Master’s Degree preferable.
  • Minimum 3+ years’ demonstrable experience in a consultancy working on contaminated land
  • Strong emphasis on attention to detail and meeting project milestones.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and also deliver work as part of the larger project team with strong social/interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Understanding of health, safety, and environmental management.
  • Knowledge of Irish and EU environmental legislation and industry best practice standards/guidelines required.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office GIS packages and environmental software packages.
  • Working towards chartership with a professional body such as IGI, IEI, CIWEM.
  • A full Clean Driving Licence is required.
What our client offers: 
  • Full-time and permanent position
  • Competitive salaries (from €50,000 onwards DOE)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote setting
  • Company pension scheme
  • Tax saver scheme
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Clear career pathway program
  • Family-friendly working policies
  • Continuous career development
  • Professional memberships paid
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Support the Bike to Work Scheme
  • Anything else you may see as essential for your work-life balance or career will be happily discussed. 

This renowned client is a dynamic consultancy that offers the successful candidate an opportunity to work as part of a wider engaged, positive, and successful team of environmental experts of varying disciplines with a broad range of skills and experience. We provide a collaborative, positive, and enjoyable learning environment.

Their team members strive to be the best at what they do with a strong emphasis on quality, accuracy, client care, and project ownership. This presents an opportunity to work on a varied range of projects, broadening skills and experience all the time with an emphasis on continued professional development, training, and periodic performance reviews to develop your career within the company.

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