Geo-Environmental Consultant / Senior or Principal

North West, UK Wide, Flexible Home Working • upto £60K plus Significant Bens • Ref: JSM 1165

Contaminated Land, Hydrogeology, Remediation

Posted 16th April 2024

Exciting opportunity for an experienced contaminated land specialist to join this highly regarded mid-sized multi-disciplinary consultancy. Diverse range of projects, non-corporate culture, flexible working, competitive salary and benefits along with significant growth opportunities.

I have an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious Geo-Environmental/ Contaminated Land Consultant looking to accelerate their career by joining this highly regarded National and International Consultancy. With ambitious plans for further growth, this is an exciting time to join my client’s UK team in their Manchester office. Other UK locations considered.

You will be a highly motivated individual looking for career growth and experienced in the delivery of high-quality site investigation services.

The role will be based in Manchester with very flexible working arrangements to ensure a positive work-life balance.

My client offers a vibrant, dynamic, and fast-paced work environment that provides access to a broad spectrum of professional experiences in a business that thrives on teamwork.


• Performing Phase I assessments, audits and desktop studies

• Safe delivery of site investigations on brownfield sites, both active and vacant.

• Supervision of specialist subcontractors – drilling companies and plant operators.

• Geological logging, performing field testing and gathering field data during investigations.

• Sampling of soils, groundwater and ground gases & environmental monitoring.

• Have strong technical writing, data management, organizational and communication skills.

• Support the tendering team in preparing proposals and site investigation specifications.

• Manage tasks and projects.

• Apply quality assurance and quality control processes.

• Mentoring junior staff.

• Client liaison

Ideally You Will Have the Following

·         A good honours degree in a relevant subject & a relevant scientific background in Geology, Environmental Sciences, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, or Geotechnical Engineering.

·         Working towards full membership of a relevant institution (CIWEM, IEMA, IEnvSc, Geological Society, RSC or equivalent) and considering chartership in the future

·         Experience in the delivery of site investigations and supervision of subcontractors.

·         Soil logging experience.

·         Experienced in the use of field equipment – PID, gas analyser, interface probes, hand shear vane etc.

·         Commercial outlook

Rewards & Benefits

This is an exceptional opportunity to join an ambitious business with significant growth plans. In return for your hard work and dedication, my client offers a highly competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, and you'll also receive extensive training, ample opportunities for career advancement, and the chance to shape the future of the business.

Even if you are cautiously looking, I would recommend a discreet conversation to find out more about the firm and the role.

Contact Us

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles and would like a discreet non-committal chat, please contact Jeremy Money (  However, if you have not received a response within with-in one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round.  We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.

This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates.  JSM offers an extensive range of jobs in the areas of Environmental and Sustainability, including ESG, EIA and Ecology, Contaminated Land, Environmental Planning, Air Quality and Noise.

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