Senior Engineer

Sanctus Ltd
Gloucester, UK - National Coverage
29 June 2022

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Sanctus Ltd are the UK's leading Environmental and Remediation consultant and contractor, working on some of the most challenging brownfield and blue/green infrastructure programmes and projects across the UK. With our people at our heart, we are a team of Geotechnical, Geo-environmental, Civil Engineers with team members also specialising in Ecology, Procurement, Land Surveying, Quantity Surveying and Project Management.

As a business we are fully committed in investing in our own operations to better service our clients, for example we hold an Environmental permit allowing the processing and treatment of contaminated materials on-site, including our HSE asbestos licences held for over 8years. We can offer a turn-key decommissioning, demolition, and land remediation package to support development projects, taking on all early risk and ensuring that our sites improve the environment for generations to come. As well as providing environmental improvements and re-naturalising rivers, wildflower meadows and wetlands providing places for nature to thrive and most things in-between. 
The role of an Senior Environmental Engineer is a multi-disciplined role that encompasses a broad range of responsibilities associated with the technical, operational & commercial management of both site and office operations. 

The role incorporates the more senior activities associated with that of an Environmental Engineer. This will be expected to involve the design, pricing, project management and overall delivery of remediation and consultancy projects. 

As an Senior Environmental Engineer you are expected to broaden your business and technical management skills such as mentoring/training junior staff and the identification of new and emerging technologies, you will also be expected to ensure the company complies with all existing and pending applicable legislation, guidance and codes of practice. 

You will be expected and required to work throughout the United Kingdom, sometimes at short notice and to provide on and offsite support to the project team to enable the delivery of the technical and practical elements of a remediation, environmental or site investigation project.
The company may employ more than one Senior Environmental Engineer who may have different roles based on their experiences and qualifications.

Key Responsibilities/Requirements 

  • Provide the required support to the supervision and management team for the environmental consultancy, site investigation and remediation activities as undertaken by the company;
  • Develop and build an understanding of environmental engineering required for site investigation, site remediation and soil waste classification and provide advice to colleagues when appropriate;
  • Follow and develop specialist guidance and advice on a project specific basis. You should ensure that this knowledge is disseminated into the company and to your colleagues where appropriate;
  • Undertake site environmental monitoring in accordance with Sanctus’s Mobile Treatment License or an Environmental Monitoring Plan. Compare to site targets where available and report;
  • Project manage and undertake site investigations and minor remediation projects and environmental projects with minimal supervision;
  • Quality Assure Trial pit and borehole soil logging to BS5930:2015;
  • Ensure the collection and compliant storage of representative soil and water samples;
  • Where required obtain the most cost-effective rates for subcontract works and materials;
  • Obtain certification from suitably qualified, experienced and approved suppliers and sub-contractors as necessary and assess their competence to complete a task or supply a service;
  • Develop IT skills with the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other technical programs;
  • When required deputise for the site manager for short durations;
  • Be able to undertake preliminary geotechnical assessment for foundations;
  • Be able to write and check remediation strategies;
  • Be able to undertake and review DQRAs.

Qualifications & Experience Required 

  • Relevant degree and experience;
  • 6 years + previous  plus experience in working as an Environmental Engineer or similar role;
  • Site based investigation & remediation experience;
  • Chartered or working towards such;
  • Relevant CSCS qualification;
  • Full driving licence.

Attributes & Values

  • Ability to multi task and keep well organised;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of written and verbal formats with a wide range of people – external individuals, organisations and agencies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to site situations;
  • Prepared to work nationwide including potentially for long periods of time;
  • Confident and professional demeanour;
  • Willingness and ability to assume responsibility and make informed decisions;
  • Aspiration & ability to progress;
  • Good level of written and oral communication skills.

Benefits include:

  • Clear Career Progression
  • Private Healthcare
  • 6% Employers Pension
  • Excellent Team atmosphere
  • All expenses Covered
  • Use of Pool Vehicle for Site Works
  • Staying Away Bonus

For more information and to learn about the Sanctus story please visit Sanctus Ltd