• Title
    Senior Contaminated Land / Geoenvironmental Consultant
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Geotechnical
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions have an opportunity for a motivated and client focused individual with around 6 years experience to join and contribute to our successful and expanding remediation and ground engineering team. The successful candidate will join our growing team to ensure we continue to deliver the high calibre of service and technically excellent solutions.

    We have an opportunity for a contaminated land / geoenvironmental professional 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.

    We are working on some of the most prestigious projects in the world.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Delivery of technical elements of projects and proposals within agreed budgets in relation to time, cost and quality
    • Management of site works, including specifying and managing ground investigation contracts
    • Development of remediation options appraisals and strategies, management of remediation contractors is desirable
    • 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. 
    • A health and safety based qualification relevant to the safe management of ground investigation and/or remediation works would be desirable. This may include relevant CITB or IOSH based schemes (e.g. Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme, Site Management Safety Training Scheme and/or safe supervision of geotechnical sites).
    • Candidates must hold membership of a relevant industry organisation and as a minimum be working towards chartered status


    • Experience and sound working knowledge of industry standard contracts for both ground investigation (Infrastructure Conditions of Contract Ground Investigation Version) and remediation (NEC Engineering and Construction Contract and/or ICE Conditions of Contract)
    • Experience and sound working knowledge of industry standard and tailored bespoke specifications for both ground investigation (e.g. UK Specification for Ground Investigation, 2nd edition) and/or remediation. Also cost management of such via use of associated bills of quantity
    • Experience of geotechnical data management and interpretation tools such as Holebase and/or Gint. Also a basic knowledge of the use of GIS based systems
    • Experience of delivering assessment of land contamination within the UK regulatory framework with regard to current and future use of a site
    • Experience in the planning, designing and supervision/leading of ground investigations, including a sound knowledge and proven application of relevant health and safety legislation (e.g. CDM 2015) and management via the creation and implementation of safe systems of work
    • Experience with the design and site work associated with remediation of land contamination
    • Ability to present technical information in a concise and accurate manner


    • Excellence and leadership in health and safety aspects of site investigation and/or remediation works
    • Communicate effectively, listen and engage, including communicating technical information effectively verbally and in writing both internally and externally
    • Ability to innovate and 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 would be advantageous
    • 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 60,000 people, with revenues of over $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.  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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