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Assistant Consultant - Contaminated Land / Geoenvironmental

Assistant Consultant - Contaminated Land / Geoenvironmental

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for an Assistant Consultant - Contaminated Land / Geoenvironmental to join our team in London. This is an opportunity for a motivated and solution focused individual to join and contribute to our successful and expanding remediation and ground engineering team. 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 have an opportunity for a recent contaminated land / geoenvironmental graduate supporting our broad range of public and private sector clients on a variety of projects, within the UK, Europe and globally. Key requirements include technical knowledge and robustness, flexibility and the desire to continue improving performance in all aspects of your role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support in the delivery of technical elements of projects and proposals within agreed budgets in relation to time, cost and quality.
  • Completion of site works, inclusive of logging, sampling and monitoring.
  • Ensuring that all work is delivered in line with procedures and processes and to the highest safety, health and environmental standards.


Skills / Qualifications

  • Relevant technical degree e.g. chemistry, engineering, geology or environmental science.
  • A higher degree in contaminated land, hydrogeology, geotechnical engineering, or similar, is desirable. 
  • Experience (this would be desirable but is not compulsory) 
  • Understanding of the land contamination regime within the UK with regard to current and future use of a site.
  • Understanding of the requirements in planning, designing and supervising ground investigations.
  • Knowledge of ground investigation and remediation techniques.
  • Skills/Attributes
  • Ability to present technical information in a concise and accurate manner.
  • Communicate effectively, listen and engage, including communicating technical information effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop in your technical area and to continually seek to improve performance in all aspects of role.
  • Work in collaborative project teams to achieve results by effective communication, sharing of information etc.
  • Flexibility to work across the UK and overseas for specific projects or longer-term assignments.
  • A full UK driving licence is required.


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. 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.


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