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The Geosciences division within RSK Group plc is one of the UK’s largest geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies. In addition, it can call on further related resources through RSK Group owning Structural Soils Ltd, the 200-strong site investigation and drilling contracting company. The company now has an exciting opportunity for a Geo-environmental/ Geotechnical Engineer to join the team in Glasgow. Working alongside an experienced team you will get involved with a vast array of development projects.

The company has a strong portfolio of clients in a wide number of sectors including rail, energy, property and construction, and the public sector). Current projects we are delivering from our Glasgow office include support to the Shotts Rail Electrification, gasworks investigation and remediation, local authority Part IIA and regeneration-related and a wide range of development and construction projects across Scotland and the NE of England.

 

Geo-environmental/ Geotechnical Engineer – Glasgow


Main Function


A Geo-environmental Engineer is responsible for undertaking project investigations, with a focus on site-based work. This will include both geo-environmental and geotechnical site investigations, data interpretation and reporting.

This role would suit some with a proactive can do approach, close attention to deal, enthusiasm to get the job done well and ability to get on with a wide range of people.

 

Responsibilities:

 

•Undertaking Preliminary Risk Assessments (Phase 1 Desk Studies) and intrusive site investigations for environmental and/or geotechnical purposes in line with national standards and codes of practice.
•Managing fieldwork activities and subcontractors
•Preparing health and safety documentation, liaising with subcontractors and scheduling soil and water samples for analytical and geotechnical testing
•Writing factual and interpretative reports

Person specification:

•BSc degree level qualified in Geology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering or a related subject essential
•MSc in Engineering Geology/Geotechnical Engineering or Contaminated Land related subjects preferable but not essential
•Experience of undertaking intrusive site investigations, including leading fieldworks including Health & Safety issues, managing sub-contractors, and undertaking sampling and laboratory scheduling
•Experience of undertaking environmental monitoring including groundwater low flow and ground gas
•Experience of preparing and assisting with interpretative reports for geo-environmental and geotechnical purposes
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Prepared to work as part of a team or as an individual
•Candidates must be willing to spend a significant amount of their working day out on site and away from home.
•Full UK driving licence.

 

Salary and benefits:

 

•£depending on experience
•Contributory Pension Scheme
•A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
•We encourage Continuing Professional Development and as a Registered Practice with the Geological Society, we are committed to supporting candidates through the Pathway to Chartership.

 

RSK prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies and ranked first for contaminated land and remediation consultancy (Environmental Analyst, December 2016), and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fastrack 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference. In the rail sector, we have developed a strong philosophy of collaborative working within alliances and other project teams, together with implementing innovative systems and techniques to drive environmental excellence and wider project efficiency.

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter.

For more information please call Simona Pukeleviciute, HR Advisor on 01442146 631 or email SPukeleviciute@rsk.co.uk.

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

 

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

 

 

Glasgow
Salary
£depending on experience

The Geosciences team within RSK Group is one of the UK’s largest geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies with ambitious plans for growth in the future. In addition, it can call on further related resources through owning Structural Soils Ltd, a market leading site investigation and drilling contracting company. 

 

RSK is currently recruiting for Geotechnical Engineers/Engineering Geologists to join our well-established and experienced geotechnical consultancy team in our Hemel Hempstead office.  We are specifically looking for candidates that have a minimum of at least two year’s relevant experience in the planning and supervision of ground investigations.

 

The geotechnical consultancy team provides consultancy and design services to the rest of the RSK Group, as well as servicing a range of external clients. Our current workload includes anything from major infrastructure projects for downstream oil and gas clients, high end London city centre redevelopments, to housing developments for UK national house builders.

 

Geotechnical Engineers/Engineering Geologists – Hemel Hempstead

 

The successful candidates will be responsible for assisting with geotechnical projects across the UK as directed by the Team Leader or other project staff.  All Project work must be carried out with due diligence, adhering to RSK procedures & completed within the given cost budgets and time scales agreed.  Good communication is required to inform/liaise with other project staff and sometimes the client periodically with updates & any issues raised.  More specifically you will be:

 

  • Managing a variety of geotechnical or combined geotechnical & geoenvironmental projects for both internal and external clients
  • Providing technical support at all stages of assigned projects and controlling project costs
  • Undertaking desk studies
  • Overseeing ground investigations and subcontractors
  • soil and rock logging to current geotechnical standards, including laboratory scheduling
  • Collating data and writing factual and interpretative reports
  • Exposure to geotechnical analysis and design of slopes, earthworks, foundations, basements and retaining structures
  • Travel to other offices and sites within the UK and to occasionally undertake assignments overseas for periods of up to 2 months

 

This particular role is an excellent opportunity to work with a wide range of public and private sector clients on some key and major projects offering the opportunity for you to gain broad consultancy experience at an early stage of your career

 

Person Specification

 

  • A BEng / BSc in engineering geology, geology or a related discipline
  • A second degree in geotechnical engineering would be advantageous
  • Aspiration to obtain Chartered status with a relevant institution (eg CGeol) and membership of the Geological Society of London or be working towards corporate membership of another appropriate professional institution (eg ICE, IMMM)
  • Proven post-graduate professional experience
  • A thorough understanding of geology, site investigation works and ground engineering
  • Good report writing skills
  • Computer literate. Good level of using MS-Word and Excel
  • Experience in GI specification and contract documentation, and site supervision

 

Salary and benefits

 

  • £commensurate with experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Free life assurance cover
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • We encourage Continuing Professional Development and as a Registered Practice with the Geological Society, we are committed to supporting candidates through the Pathway to Chartership.

 

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. If you have any further questions about this role, please do not hesitate to contact Simona Pukeleviciute, HR advisor, on 01442 416 631or at spukeleviciute@rsk.co.uk. To see further career opportunities with RSK Group, visit our website www.rsk.co.uk

 

RSK prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.  Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies and ranked first for contaminated land and remediation consultancy (Environmental Analyst, December 2016), and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fastrack 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

 

Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference. In the rail sector, we have developed a strong philosophy of collaborative working within alliances and other project teams, together with implementing innovative systems and techniques to drive environmental excellence and wider project efficiency.

 

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

 

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.

 

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

 

Hemel Hempstead
Salary
£commensurate with experience

The Geosciences team within RSK Group is one of the UK’s largest geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies with ambitious plans for growth in the future. The Geosciences team provides consultancy and design services to a range of external clients including engineers, house-builders, oil companies and local authorities. Our current workload includes major infrastructure projects, housing developments, landfills and commercial warehouses.

 

RSK is currently recruiting for a number of Geo-environmental or Geotechnical Engineers to join our well-established and experienced Geosciences consultancy team in our Hemel Hempstead office.  We are specifically looking for candidates that have a minimum of a least one year’s relevant experience.  

 

Geo-environmental or Geotechnical Engineer – Hemel Hempstead (All levels)

 

The successful candidates will be responsible for assisting with the geo-environmental or geotechnical elements of projects in the southeast of England (but could be in other areas of the UK) as directed by the Team Leader or other project staff. Good communication is required to inform/liaise with other project staff and the client with updates and any issues raised. More specifically you will be: 

 

  • Managing a variety of geo-environmental and geotechnical projects for both external clients and for other teams within RSK;
  • Providing technical support at all stages of assigned projects and controlling project costs;
  • Overseeing ground investigations;
  • Contract administration and preparation of specifications;
  • Soil and rock logging to current geotechnical standards, including laboratory scheduling;
  • Geotechnical and contamination interpretation;
  • Preparing and checking technical notes, drawings and reports (depending on experience);
  • Prepare proposals and tenders and contribute to business development activity (depending on experience);
  • Travel to other offices and sites within the UK (as needed).  

For the more senior roles you will be expected to:

 

  • Mentor and support new team members as appropriate, providing guardianship and imparting your knowledge and expertise to less experience employees;
  • Establish and develop strong working relationships with new and existing clients which is integral to the growth of the Geosciences department in Hemel Hempstead and the wider business;
  • Provide technical leadership in the day to day delivery of projects.  

Person Specification 

 

  • BEng or BSc or equivalent in Geology, Geotechnics, Environmental Science or similar;
  • Typically a further degree in Soil/Rock Mechanics, Engineering Geology, Geotechnics or equivalent would be desirable
  • Typically requires at least 1-10 years specific relevant experience;
  • A thorough understanding of geology, ground investigation works, engineering geology and geotechnical engineering; 

For the more senior roles, candidates will be expected to be able to:

 

  • Demonstrable significant experience of geotechnical inspections, studies, design and reporting, preferably on residential developments;
  • Complete factual and interpretative assessments;
  • Deliver projects and work within a multi-disciplinary consultancy;
  • Write proposals that are both technically sound and commercially accurate;
  • Provide strong technical leadership and mentoring skills to junior staff;
  • Demonstrate strong track record in managing time and resources effectively and within budget.

Salary and benefits  

 

  • £ commensurate with experience;
  • Contributory Pension Scheme;
  • Free life assurance cover;
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care;
  • We encourage Continuing Professional Development and, as a Registered Practice with the Geological Society or Institute of Civil Engineers, we are committed to supporting candidates along the pathway to Chartership. 

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter. If you have any further questions about this role, please do not hesitate to contact Simona Pukeleviciute, HR advisor, on 0144 241 6631or at spukeleviciute@rsk.co.uk.

 

RSK has a wide portfolio of clients in a number of sectors including rail, transport, water and property. In addition, we are particularly proud of the work that we have undertaken in the nuclear sector, where over the last 5 years we have been involved with the preliminary and main/intermediate phase site investigations at Hinckley Point and Wylfa on Anglesey.  This culminated in winning two prestigious awards at the 2017 Ground Engineering Awards:  Ground Investigation Project with a Geotechnical Value of over £500k and the Health and Safety Award.

 

RSK prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.  Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies and ranked first for contaminated land and remediation consultancy (Environmental Analyst, December 2016), and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fastrack 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join. 

 

Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference. In the rail sector, we have developed a strong philosophy of collaborative working within alliances and other project teams, together with implementing innovative systems and techniques to drive environmental excellence and wider project efficiency.

 

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

 

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.

 

Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.

 

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opporutnities Employer.

Hemel Hempstead
Salary
£ commensurate with experience

The Geosciences division within RSK Group plc, is one of the UK’s largest geo-environmental, contaminated land and geophysical consultancies.  In addition, it can call on further related resources through RSK Group owning Structural Soils Ltd, the 200-strong site investigation and drilling contracting company.

 

We now have an exciting opportunity for Graduates in Geology, Geophysics and related Geosciences or land surveying degrees to apply for our scheme to commence in September 2018.

 

This is an accelerated training programme, which is accredited by the Geological Society of London, and designed to feed the best graduates into long-term careers at RSK as professional geoscientists.  This is your opportunity to start out on the path to chartered status within one of our geosciences technical teams.

 

As well as on-the-job technical training on commercial projects, we will provide an accredited training pathway to develop technical competencies, plus coordinated learning opportunities in project management, health and safety, and business administration.

 

We want to hear from you if you: 

  • hold a 2:1 or 1st class honours degree in geology, geophysics, surveying or geosciences or are predicted one in 2018
  • are a clear communicator, outgoing and a team player
  • are happy to be challenged by demanding site work, and the technical interpretation and reporting of site data
  • are looking to work for the UK's leading geoscience consultancy/contrators

RSK is accredited to the Investors in People standard, a government initiative encouraging improvement in the skills and well-being of company workforces.

 

RSK has a wide portfolio of clients in a number of sectors including rail, transport, water and property. In addition, we are particularly proud of the work that we have undertaken in the nuclear sector, where over the last 5 years we have been involved with the preliminary and main/intermediate phase site investigations at Hinckley Point and Wylfa on Anglesey.  This culminated in winning two prestigious awards at the 2017 Ground Engineering Awards:  Ground Investigation Project with a Geotechnical Value of over £500k and the Health and Safety Award.

 

RSK prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.  Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies and ranked first for contaminated land and remediation consultancy (Environmental Analyst, December 2016), and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fastrack 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join. 

 

Applications should be received by the deadline of 31st January 2018. 

 

Salary and benefits 

  • £competitive
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and development 

Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference. In the rail sector, we have developed a strong philosophy of collaborative working within alliances and other project teams, together with implementing innovative systems and techniques to drive environmental excellence and wider project efficiency.

 

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

 

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.

 

Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.

 

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter.

 

Please note that applications without Cover Letter will be automatically rejected. If you haven't heard back from us by 31st March 2018, please assume your application hasn't been successful. 

 

For more information please contact:

 

Simona Pukeleviciute, HR Advisor on 01442 416631 or email spukeleviciute@rsk.co.uk

 

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

UK Wide
Salary
£tbc

The RSK Group is a dynamic, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy and services provider servicing a wide range of property, manufacturing, oil, gas and energy clients. Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference. 

 

This position would ideally suit someone who is interested in a career in finance. You will be trained in various aspects of finance and administration and work alongside colleagues to assist in the following supervised duties.   

 

Apprentice Finance Assistant - Helsby, Cheshire

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Input of supplier invoices and employee expenses onto the purchase ledger system
  • Checking expense claim receipts against the company expense policy and claiming vat in line with HMRC guidance
  • CIS
  • Dealing with supplier requests for payment and supplier queries
  • Weekly supplier and expense payments
  • Filing and scanning supplier invoices and expenses with receipts
  • Daily bank reconciliations, dealing with sterling, euro and dollar bank accounts
  • Maintaining mileage records
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Raising inter-company sales invoices
  • Maintaining cash flow spreadsheet to be kept up to date with payments
  • Any other adhoc duties 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE Grades A* to C including Maths and English
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to analyse and interpret
  • Team player
  • Can show initiative
  • Self motivated
  • Approachable 

Salary and Benefits

  • £14,000 per annum plus sponsorship to study the AAT Accounting qualification on day release
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development 

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

 

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.

 

Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.

 

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. 

 

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

 

For more information, please call Kate Pine, HR Advisor on 01928 726006 or email kpine@rsk.co.uk.

 

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

 

Helsby, Cheshire
Salary
£14,000

 

At Acies we take great pride in everything we do, which is reflected in our reputation for excellence across our wide range of services.

Established as an independent consultancy in 2003 by Directors Mike Rudd and Neil Clarkson, Acies’ principals have over 30 years experience in commercial property across all sectors. The majority of our work comes from repeat business or word of mouth recommendation from satisfied clients – institutional and blue chip organisations, developers, contractors and a variety of household names. 2017 sees a new chapter opening in the Acies story, as we became part of RSK Group in May. For more information on the wide range of services offered by RSK, please see the main website www.rsk.co.uk.

Civil and Structural Engineer– Edinburgh
(Job level will be dependent on experience –Project Engineer or Senior Engineer)

Responsibilities:

•Civil and Structural Engineering design for a variety of commercial property projects
•Use of design software packages including:
TEDDS
S-Frame
Tekla Structural Designer
Tekla Fastrack Suite
Microdrainage
AutoCAD LT
Suitable training can be given in individual packages
•Attendance at Design Team and Client meetings
•Visits to site for inspections and surveys

Person specification:

•Min 5 years post-graduate experience – preferably in consultancy, commercial property environment
•IStructE or ICE chartered, or close to becoming chartered
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Prepared to work as part of a team or as an individual
•Candidates must be willing to spend time on site and occasional stays away from home.
•Full UK driving licence.

Salary and benefits:

•£depending on experience
•Contributory Pension Scheme
•A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care


The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter. For further information, please call Simona Pukeleviciute, HR Advisor on 0144 241 6631 or email spukeleviciute@rsk.co.uk.

 

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

 

 

 

Edinburgh
Salary
£depending on experience

We have a new opportunity for an experienced Ecological Clerk of Works to join RSK on a fixed term contract (maternity cover) supporting our Kent ecology team with an exciting construction project.  

 

RSK is the largest privately owned environmental firm based in the UK. We have grown to over 1800 staff in 25 years and we have 46 offices across UK, Europe and the Middle East.

 

RSK’s ecology team are recognised for their work on large international and national linear schemes particularly in the Oil, Gas, Renewables and Rail sectors.

 

Our ecologists work as a close-knit team with a strong focus on sharing expertise through training and professional development and encouraging specialism’s such as aquatic ecology, ornithology and botany.  Successful candidates will join a supportive team that includes NE bat trainers, BSBI county-recorders, university lecturers and directors/trustees of nature conservation charities.  


To find out more about the Ecology team and projects follow us on Twitter @RSKEcology.

 

Ecological Clerk of Works - Kent

 

The position will be predominantly site based (Canterbury/Sandwich area) and will involve leading on complex and innovative ecological mitigation with support from a range of RSK specialists.

 

We are looking for a candidate who has a track record of managing ecological mitigation schemes and providing ecological advice and support on construction sites.

 

Some of the key responsibilities will include:

  • Designing and implementing mitigation strategies
  • Managing teams of ecologists working on mitigation tasks, providing advice and guidance on what is required and why
  • Working in collaboration with RSK arborists, landscape architects and environmental managers to help deliver the scheme
  • Liaising with the contractors and their subconsultants to ensure ecological requirements are understood and carried out as per agreed documentation
  • Updating documents including protected species licences and/or method statements where required
  • Advising on ecological legislation and legal requirements
  • Financial management
  • Managing changes to scope

 Person specification:

  • Degree in a relevant discipline
  • 3+ years’ experience as an Ecological Clerk of Works;
  • Sound understanding of legislation, protected species licensing and the EcOW role
  • Good team player, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Enthusiasm, energy and drive to deliver projects to the highest standard
  • Full driving licence
  • Full membership of CIEEM
  • CSCS registered

 Salary and benefits:

  • £negotiable, depending on experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

 

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.

 

Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.

 

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.  Having been recently placed within the top10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2015) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join. 

 

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter.

 

For more information please call Kate Pine, HR Advisor on 01928 728156 or email kpine@rsk.co.uk.

 

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

 

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

Tonbridge
Salary
£negotiable - depending on experience

Envirolab, a member of RSK Group plc, is an analytical laboratory with an outstanding track record for delivering analysis competitively and on time. The company provides environmental analytical services predominately of soil and groundwater samples. Because of recent expansion, the Cheshire lab is now looking to recruit an Asbestos & Laboratory Assistant to work in a UKAS and ISO 9001 standard accredited lab. 

 

Asbestos & Laboratory Assistant - Hyde, Cheshire

 

This post provides an opportunity for a wide range of individuals, from those returning to work after a career break to those looking for a career in an environmental laboratory. The successful applicant will assist various departments to ensure client needs are met. The principal responsibilities for this role are:

  • Assist with the preparation of soil samples awaiting asbestos analysis
  • Calibration of laboratory equipment
  • Archive and rotate sample waste
  • Conduct monthly air monitoring tests
  • Carry out weekly consumables audit
  • Disposal of samples and waste as per procedure
  • Washing of laboratory glassware
  • Assisting Laboratory Technicians with the preparation of soil and water samples ready for analysis
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping in the laboratory
  • Ensure all work completed is according to UKAS and Envirolab QMS requirements
  • Work within the confines of Envirolab’s safety policy paying due regard to the requirements for PPE at all time
  • Any other duties deemed reasonable for this position

All necessary training, including health & safety and PPE will be provided.

 

Desired experience

 

No previous chemistry or laboratory experience is required for this role. We are interested in hearing from candidates that are familiar with working in a process driven environment, are comfortable working off order lists and don’t mind getting their hands dirty.  There will be some manual handling involved in the role and will require moving heavy items on a frequent basis.

 

Person specification

 

  • Organised with a methodical approach
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Able to work in a busy environment
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Physically fit
  • Strong team player

Salary and benefits

 

  • This is a full time post working 8am – 4:30pm
  • Salary – Minimum Wage
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter to Lauren Reynolds, HR Advisor.

 

For more information, please call Lauren on 0117 300 4280.

 

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain. 

 

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

Hyde
Salary
£minimum wage

STRUCTURAL SOILS Ltd, a member of RSK Group plc, is a site investigation contractor that for over 50 years has provided comprehensive site and ground investigation services in the UK and Europe. Due to recent expansion and increasing workload an exciting opportunity has become available for a Laboratory Technician to join the team in the Tonbridge UKAS accredited geotechnical soil laboratory.

 

Suitable candidates will ideally need to be able to demonstrate previous laboratory experience or have an interest in a career working in a soil laboratory environment.

 

Laboratory Technician – Tonbridge

 

Key responsibilities will include:

 

  • Carrying out a variety of testing on soil, rock and aggregate samples in the laboratory, to comply with the relevant standards
  • Recording accurately the test data produced for analysis
  • Assisting in the calibration and maintenance of all technical equipment
  • Maintaining a neat and orderly laboratory environment

Desired experience

 

Whilst no previous laboratory experience is required for this role, we are interested in hearing from candidates who have worked in a process driven environment, are comfortable working off order lists and don’t mind getting their hands dirty. There will be lots of manual handling involved in the role and will require moving heavy items on a frequent basis.

 

Person specification

 

  • Organised with a methodical approach
  • Good team player
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good level of literacy and numeracy

Salary and benefits:

 

  • Up to £18,000 depending on experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter. Please call 0117 300 4280 for more information. We are not always able to contact applicants individually, therefore if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

 

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.  Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, 2016) and winning two prestigious awards at the 2017 Ground Engineering Awards:  Ground Investigation Project with a Geotechnical Value of over £500k and the Health and Safety Award, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

 

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

 

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportnities Employer.

 

Tonbridge
Salary
£18,000 depending on experience

RSK Group is one of Europe’s fastest growing solutions focused environmental and health and safety consultancies, with offices in the UK, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.  It provides a range of services for a wide range of clients within the property, manufacturing, oil, gas and energy sector.  Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference.

 

Our success is founded on the talent of our employees, so we recognise the importance of personal growth, encouragement and earned rewards. As a company, we want you to share in our achievements and we want to be a conduit for your success.

 

RSK’s International Projects Group (IPG) is a geographically diverse team that works on global environmental and social management projects. We work with major clients to meet the increasingly stringent legislative requirements of lending institutions including the IFC, EBRD and ADB. We have project resources and experience spanning the UK, Europe, the FSU, the Middle East and Africa and an excellent track-record for delivering high quality ESIAs on time and within budget.

 

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Biodiversity Consultant within the IPG.  The role will be full time, 40 hours per week. The preferred location for the role is in either Helsby (Cheshire) or Bristol, however working from another location would be considered, depending on the strength of the candidate’s application. Travel to and collaboration with other RSK offices and staff working globally will be required.

 

Principal Environmental Consultant (Biodiversity) – Helsby (Cheshire) or Bristol

 

Key responsibilities will include:

 

  • Specifically, leading on the biodiversity elements of screening, scoping and delivery of international projects including feasibility studies, scoping reports, environmental and social impact assessments (ESIAs), critical habitat assessments, biodiversity action plans, biodiversity offset strategies (No Net Loss/Net Gain), monitoring programs, etc
  • Implementing corporate biodiversity programmes, including issues such as design and field-testing of baseline survey methods, biodiversity metrics, impact assessment protocols, mitigation programmes and biodiversity offsets, in collaboration with our ecological specialists
  • Contribute to the planning and coordination of biodiversity components of projects and tenders for the IPG team
  • Project management of IPG biodiversity projects as required
  • Providing business development support to the Biodiversity Team Leader including preparation of marketing materials, meetings with existing and potential new clients, participation in relevant industry events, etc 

Person specification:

 

  • Tertiary level qualification (minimum BSc degree) in a relevant discipline
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience working on biodiversity aspects of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) projects
  • Management of ecological specialists including having provided support on ecological survey design in accordance with regulatory and lender requirements
  • Experience on oil and gas pipeline projects is ideal but not essential
  • Specialist skills in a particular ecological field (e.g. botany, herptiles, small mammals, etc.) would be particularly advantageous
  • Familiarity and experience with relevant international Lender standards (including Equator Principles, International Finance Corporation’s Performance Standard 6, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s Performance Requirement 6 and the European Investment Bank’s Environmental and Social Practices Handbook) would also be advantageous
  • Good personal skills, covering written and oral communications (in English), planning and coordination. Ability to read, write and converse professionally in a second language would be advantageous
  • Team player, with the ability to work comfortably within multi-cultural teams in different environments and countries
  • Positive and enthusiastic self-starter, with the ability to work autonomously make leadership decisions when necessary within pressing situations 

Salary and Benefits 

  • £commensurate with experience
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Flexible working hours
  • Regular training and development 

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

 

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter to Sarah Murphy, HR manager, at smurphy@rsk.co.uk or call 0117 300 4295.

 

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

 

Cheshire or Bristol
Salary
£commensurate with experience

The RSK Group is a dynamic, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy and services provider servicing a wide range of property, manufacturing, oil, gas and energy clients.  Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference.

 

Our success is founded on the talent of our employees, so we recognise the importance of personal growth, encouragement and earned rewards. As a company, we want you to share in our achievements and we want to be a conduit for your success.

 

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.  Having been recently awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in international trade, one of the UK’s highest accolades for business success, there has never been a more exciting time to join. 

 

We are looking for someone to work approximately 20 hours a week, hours to suit. 

Team Administrator (part time) – Glasgow 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Organising couriers, car hire, hotel and travel arrangements
  • Ordering stationery and office supplies
  • Answering telephones and greeting office visitors
  • Archiving and filing
  • Raising purchase orders
  • Post
  • Minutes, agendas and taking meeting minutes for meetings
  • Providing administrative support on reports, tenders and other work
  • Equipment logging
  • Printing of marketing materials
  • General office administration as required 
Person specification:
  • Good organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Competent user of Word and Excel Microsoft packages 

Salary and benefits:

 

  • £commensurate with experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care

The role would suit someone who has had previous office experience and can work on their own initiative. You will also need to have strong communication skills and be able to prioritise workload. 

 

All candidates applying for positions with RSK must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter to Sarah Murphy, HR Manager, at smurphy@rsk.co.uk or call 0117 300 4295 for more information.

 

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

 

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

Glasgow
Salary
£commensurate with expereince

The RSK Group is a dynamic, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy and services provider servicing a wide range of property, manufacturing, oil, gas and energy clients.  Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference. Our success is founded on the talent of our employees, so we recognise the importance of personal growth, encouragement and earned rewards. As a company, we want you to share in our achievements and we want to be a conduit for your success.

 

We are currently looking to recruit a talented Graduate SHEQ Coordinator on a full time basis to join its management systems team in Bristol to assist in the provision and continued delivery of solutions to achieve quality assurance in the company’s work, together with attainment of best practice in safety, health and environmental management. This is an exciting opportunity for a degree educated individual to join an award winning, industry leading organisation in a trainee role offering strong career development opportunities within the safety health environment and quality field.

 

Graduate SHEQ Co-ordinator – Bristol 

  • Assisting the SHEQ team in providing SHEQ compliance, advice, guidance with applicable legislation and industry best practice
  • Preparation and review of risk assessments and procedures
  • Carrying out inductions, training, and toolbox talks
  • Monitoring, delivery of internal audits, inspections and reporting on SHEQ performance for business operations, office and field based
  • Vendor review, audit, and inspections
  • Provision of local SHE support to the Bristol premises management team
  • Preparation of reports in relation to performance against objectives, targets, and SHEQ performance, as well as supporting on associated communications
  • Assist with the implementation of Group SHEQ initiatives
  • Provide assistance to the SHEQ Director 

Person specification: 

  • Degree qualified in a relevant subject
  • Computer literate and skilled with Microsoft Office applications, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Some experience of working within the construction industry would be beneficial but not essential
  • Professional memberships IOSH/IEMA/CQI an advantage.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A good self-manager of time and work
  • Able to travel, occasionally with overnight stays, for up to 50% of workload
  • Strong written and verbal communication is essential to the role.
  • Self-motivated, with diligence, integrity and ambition.
  • Candidates should hold a full UK drivers licence.

Salary and benefits: 

 

  • £commensurate with experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development 

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter to Sarah Murphy, HR manager, at smurphy@rsk.co.uk or call 0117 300 4295 for more information.

 

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

 

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

 

 

 

Bristol
Salary
£commensurate with experience

JB Site Investigations Ltd, a member of RSK Group plc, is a site investigation contractor that since 1979 has provided comprehensive site and ground investigation services in the UK and Europe. Due to recent expansion and increasing workload an exciting opportunity has become available for Cable Percussion and Rotary Drilling Assistants to join the team in Berwick Upon Tweed.  

 

Cable Percussion and Rotary Drilling Assistants – Berwick upon Tweed

 

Cable Percussion and Rotary Drilling Assistants required for specialist drilling investigation company based in Berwick upon Tweed. Working as part of a team you will be working under the direction of the Lead Driller providing support on various sites.  The predominance of the work will be based in the North of England and Scotland however there may be the need to work throughout the UK.  You must also be willing to stay away during the week when necessary and be available to work occasional weekends and nights. This position involves working outdoors, nationwide in all weather conditions.


This is a full time, permanent position subject to satisfactory completion of 6 month probation period. There is an opportunity for career progression. Applicants should be local to the area or be able to travel to our Berwick office

 

Applicants must be able to pass a DBS/Security check due to site locations.

 

Person specification

 

  • We are ideally seeking candidates who have previous experience in the ground investigation industry
  • Able to follow strict industry, health and safety and environmental standards

Essential Experience 

 

  • UK Driving Licence

Desirable Experience

  • CSCS Card
  • Towing licence

Salary and benefits:

 

  • £depending on experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying. For further information please call Lauren Reynolds, HR Advisor on 0117 300 4280.

 

Due to the high volume of applications we are not always able to contact applicants individually, therefore if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

 

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.  Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, 2016) and winning two prestigious awards at the 2017 Ground Engineering Awards:  Ground Investigation Project with a Geotechnical Value of over £500k and the Health and Safety Award, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

 

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

 

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

 

Berwick-upon-Tweed
Salary
£depending on experience

JB Site Investigations Ltd, a member of RSK Group plc, is a site investigation contractor that since 1979 has provided comprehensive site and ground investigation services in the UK and Europe. Due to recent expansion and increasing workload an exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Rotary Driller to join the team in Berwick Upon Tweed.  

 

Rotary Driller – Berwick upon Tweed

 

Experienced Rotary Driller required for specialist drilling investigation company based in Berwick upon Tweed. Working as part of a team you will be working under the direction of office based Project Managers providing support on various sites.  The predominance of the work will be based in the North of England and Scotland however there may be the need to work throughout the UK.  You must also be willing to stay away during the week when necessary and be available to work occasional weekends and nights. This position involves working outdoors, nationwide in all weather conditions.


This is a full time, permanent position subject to satisfactory completion of 6 month probation period. There is an opportunity for career progression. Applicants should be local to the area or be able to travel to our Berwick office

 

Applicants must be able to pass a DBS/Security check due to site locations.

 

Person specification

 

  • We are ideally seeking candidates who have previous experience in the ground investigation industry
  • Able to follow strict industry, health and safety and environmental standards

Essential Experience 

 

  • NVQ Level 2 in Land Drilling
  • Towing Licence
  • CSCS Card
  • UK Driving Licence

Salary and benefits:

 

  • £depending on experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying. For further information please call Lauren Reynolds, HR Advisor on 0117 300 4280.

 

Due to the high volume of applications we are not always able to contact applicants individually, therefore if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

 

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.  Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, 2016) and winning two prestigious awards at the 2017 Ground Engineering Awards:  Ground Investigation Project with a Geotechnical Value of over £500k and the Health and Safety Award, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

 

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

 

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

 

Berwick-upon-Tweed
Salary
£depending on experience

JB Site Investigations Ltd, a member of RSK Group plc, is a site investigation contractor that since 1979 has provided comprehensive site and ground investigation services in the UK and Europe. Due to recent expansion and increasing workload an exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Cable Percussion Driller to join the team in Berwick Upon Tweed.  

 

Cable Percussion Driller – Berwick upon Tweed

 

Experienced Cable Percussion Driller required for specialist drilling investigation company based in Berwick upon Tweed. Working as part of a team you will be working under the direction of office based Project Managers providing support on various sites.  The predominance of the work will be based in the North of England and Scotland however there may be the need to work throughout the UK.  You must also be willing to stay away during the week when necessary and be available to work occasional weekends and nights. This position involves working outdoors, nationwide in all weather conditions.


This is a full time, permanent position subject to satisfactory completion of 6 month probation period. There is an opportunity for career progression. Applicants should be local to the area or be able to travel to our Berwick office

 

Applicants must be able to pass a DBS/Security check due to site locations.

 

Person specification

 

  • We are ideally seeking candidates who have previous experience in the ground investigation industry
  • Able to follow strict industry, health and safety and environmental standards

Essential Experience 

 

  • NVQ Level 2 in Land Drilling
  • Towing Licence
  • CSCS Card
  • UK Driving Licence

Salary and benefits:

 

  • £depending on experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying. For further information please call Lauren Reynolds, HR Advisor on 0117 300 4280.

 

Due to the high volume of applications we are not always able to contact applicants individually, therefore if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

 

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential.  Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, 2016) and winning two prestigious awards at the 2017 Ground Engineering Awards:  Ground Investigation Project with a Geotechnical Value of over £500k and the Health and Safety Award, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

 

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

 

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

Berwick-upon-Tweed
Salary
£depending on experience

RSK Group is one of Europe’s fastest growing solutions focused environmental and health and safety consultancies, with offices in the UK, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.  It provides a range of services for a wide range of clients within the property, manufacturing, oil, gas and energy sector.  Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference.

 

Our success is founded on the talent of our employees, so we recognise the importance of personal growth, encouragement and earned rewards. As a company, we want you to share in our achievements and we want to be a conduit for your success.

 

RSK’s International Projects Group (IPG) is a geographically diverse team that works on global environmental and social management projects. We work with major clients to meet the increasingly stringent legislative requirements of lending institutions including the IFC, EBRD and ADB. We have project resources and experience spanning the UK, Europe, the FSU, the Middle East and Africa and an excellent track-record for delivering high quality ESIAs on time and within budget.

 

We now have an exciting opportunity for someone working at Technical Director level to join the team.  The role will be full time, 40 hours per week. The preferred location for this role is in either Helsby (Cheshire) or Bristol, however working from another location would be considered, depending on the strength of the candidate’s application. Travel to and collaboration with other RSK offices and staff working globally will be required.

 

Technical Director – Biodiversity/Ecology - Helsby (Cheshire) or Bristol

  

Key responsibilities will include: 

 

  • Leading on the biodiversity elements of screening, scoping and delivery of international projects including feasibility studies, scoping reports, environmental and social impact assessments (ESIAs), critical habitat assessments, biodiversity action plans, biodiversity offset strategies (No Net Loss/Net Gain), monitoring programs, etc.
  • Implementing corporate biodiversity programmes, including issues such as design and field-testing of baseline survey methods, biodiversity metrics, impact assessment protocols, mitigation programmes and biodiversity offsets, in collaboration with our ecological specialist
  • Leading on the planning and coordination of biodiversity tenders / components of tenders for the IPG team
  • Project management of IPG biodiversity projects as required, including management and mentoring of less experienced team members
  • Management of in-house ecological specialists and subcontractors including capacity-building of teams in the countries in which we work
  • Providing business development support to the Biodiversity Team Leader including preparation of marketing materials, meetings with existing and potential new clients, participation in relevant industry events, etc
  • In addition to your normal duties, you may occasionally be required to undertake additional work necessary to meet the needs of the business, and to travel to other work locations in the UK or abroad for periods of time 

Person specification: 

 

  • Degree in a relevant discipline
  • Relevant postgraduate qualification desirable but not essential
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience working on biodiversity projects, including biodiversity components of ESIAs
  • Experience on oil and gas pipeline projects is ideal but not essential
  • Proven skills in a particular ecological specialism would be particularly advantageous (especially botany but other disciplines also welcome)
  • Familiarity and experience with relevant international Lender standards (including Equator Principles, International Finance Corporation’s Performance Standard 6, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s Performance Requirement 6 and the European Investment Bank’s Environmental and Social Practices Handbook) is essential
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to read, write and converse professionally in a second language would be highly advantageous
  • Team player, with the ability to work comfortably within multi-cultural teams in different environments and countries
  • Positive and enthusiastic self-starter, with the ability to work autonomously and make leadership decisions when necessary within pressing situations 

Salary and Benefits 

  • £commensurate with experience
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Flexible working hours
  • Regular training and development. 

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter to Sarah Murphy, HR Manager, at smurphy@rsk.co.uk or for more information please call 0117 300 4295.

 

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

 

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2016) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join. 

 

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

 

Cheshire or Bristol
Salary
£commensurate with experience

The RSK Group is a dynamic, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy and services provider servicing a wide range of property, manufacturing, oil, gas and energy clients.  Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference.

 

Our success is founded on the talent of our employees, so we recognise the importance of personal growth, encouragement and earned rewards. As a company, we want you to share in our achievements and we want to be a conduit for your success.

 

Due to recent company expansion and the introduction of a major systems upgrade we are looking to recruit an ambitious individual to join the team to assist with the ongoing growth and challenges that RSK has set itself.   This is a key hire and will provide vital day to day support to the business.  We are open to applications for both full and part time hours in this role. The position will be challenging and varied giving the successful candidate a great opportunity to expand both their administrative, financial and IT systems skills. 

Finance Systems Administrator – Helsby, Cheshire 

This is a busy challenging opportunity where the role holder will be providing day to day financial systems support and administration for both the finance and systems teams.  Within this role you will be expected to: 

  • Assist with training users of the Company’s Project Management system (some travel required, predominately UK)
  • Take responsibility for the weekly posting of timesheets, and issuance of subsequent utilisation reports
  • Support users with use of the Project Management system
  • Process starters and leavers on the Project Management system, including granting access rights
  • Produce systems documentation
  • Prepare and publish accurate & timely financial reports (monthly, quarterly and annual)
  • Identify improvement to financial database processes and systems
  • Support to Finance Team during peak periods, in particular assisting with annual budgets / audits 

Desired Experience

 

Whilst we are not looking for any specific qualifications for this role it is essential that the successful candidate is able to demonstrate previous experience of working in an accounts or financial systems team and has a good level of numeracy and literacy.

 

Skills 

  • High proficiency with IT systems with advanced Excel skills and experience of working with databases
  • Personable and confident
  • Ability to self-motivate
  • Methodical and organised
  • To work to a high level of accuracy and with a keen eye for detail
  • Able to work to regular deadlines and timetables 

Salary and benefits: 

  • £competitive
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development 

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter to Sarah Murphy, HR Manager, at smurphy@rsk.co.uk or for more information please call 0117 300 4295.

 

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

 

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2016) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join. 

 

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

 

 

Helsby, Cheshire
Salary
£commensurate with experience

The RSK Group is one of the UK’s largest and most dynamic, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy, servicing a wide range of clients in the oil, gas, property and manufacturing sectors.  We have offices across Britain, Ireland, Western and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference.

 

The company now has exciting opportunities for a Senior/Principal level Acoustician to join the team to assist the continued growth of this part of the RSK Group portfolio of services.  The team are currently working on a number of exciting projects and providing support to the rail and renewable sector, power and energy, and mixed use developments.

 

RSK prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. 

 

We are growing fast, providing excellent opportunities for advancement and growth for the right individuals. 

 

Senior/Principal Acoustic Consultant –Manchester

 

The Role

 

The role will involve developing the acoustic business across the North West from RSK’s Manchester Office, with the support of the Team Leader.  The candidate would be responsible for business development, project management of small to large scale projects, preparation of tenders, technical report writing, modelling, peer review and mentoring more junior members of the team.  

 

You will work on a wide range of projects involving travel around the UK and potentially overseas.   The work will also involve some night-time and weekend tasks (for which time off in lieu would be accrued). 

 

You must be prepared to travel to site regularly to undertake site surveys and supervise works.  As such a full driving licence is essential.

 

Desired Skills

 

You will be enthusiastic, willing to take part in a variety of projects and areas of work, and keen to further your career and expertise in a supportive multi-disciplinary practice.  You will also need to be:

  • Computer literate and be able to quickly adapt to using bespoke software packages
  • Experience with both building and environmental acoustics would be desirable
  • Experience of using different sound level meters
  • Experience with vibration monitoring would be beneficial
  • Computer modelling experience (preferably with CadnaA, CATT or SoundPlan)
  • Experience of peer reviews is essential
  • Ability to mentor and coach more junior members of the team
  • Track record with business development

Person specification

  • 7 years + of experience
  • MIOA essential
  • Degree in Acoustics or related subject
  • Good IT and organisation skills are essential
  • Ability to communicate with peers, colleagues, clients and general public.
  • Competent technical report writing skills
  • Ability to operate independently
  • Good understanding of business model within consultancy

Salary and benefits:

  • £competitive salary
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter to Kate Pine, HR Advisor at kpine@rsk.co.uk or call 01928 726006 for more information.

 

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

 

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

 

Manchester
Salary
£competitive salary

RSK Group is one of the UK’s largest environmental geotechnical and contaminated land consultancies.

The company now has an exciting opportunity for Land Surveyor to be based in one our Hemel Hempstead team who currently provide surveying services to support our clients in the property, civil engineering, oil and gas, nuclear, renewable energy, water and transport sectors in the UK and overseas.

Land Surveyor – Surveyor Desired experience:

Initially the role will involve assisting the land surveyors with their duties, including field and Office work, for the right candidate progression to land surveyor would be achievable.

No previous experience is required as full training will be provided, which may suit school/college/uni leavers, although preference will be given to candidates who have previously worked in the surveying/construction industry.

Requirements are:

  • GCSE in Maths and English
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong IT skills, CAD knowledge would be an advantage
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • Punctual and enthusiastic

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary - £competitive depending on experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter. If you have any further question about this position, please contact Simona Pukeleviciute, HR Advisor, on 0144 241 6631.

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

Hemel Hempstead

Envirolab, a member of RSK Group plc, is an analytical laboratory with an outstanding track record for delivering analysis competitively and on time. The company provides environmental analytical services predominately of soil and groundwater samples. Because of recent expansion, the Cheshire lab is now looking to recruit a Laboratory Technician on a temporary 2 – 3 month basis to work in a UKAS and ISO 9001 standard accredited lab. 

 

Laboratory Technician (temporary 2-3 months) - Hyde, Cheshire

 

This post provides an opportunity for a wide range of individuals, from those returning to work after a career break to those looking for a career in an environmental laboratory. The successful applicant will assist various departments to ensure client needs are met. The principal responsibilities for this role are:

 

  • Weighing of soil and water samples
  • Processing and extraction of soil and water samples up to analysis stage
  • Calibration of laboratory apparatus and instruments
  • Sample disposal
  • Data entry and analysis
  • Maintaining a neat and orderly lab environment
  • In addition to your normal duties, you may occasionally be required to undertake additional work necessary to meet the needs of the business, without additional remuneration. 

Desired experience

 

No previous chemistry or laboratory experience is required for this role. We are interested in hearing from candidates that are familiar with working in a process driven environment, are comfortable working off order lists and don’t mind getting their hands dirty.  There will be some manual handling involved in the role and will require moving heavy items on a frequent basis.

 

Person specification

  • Organised with a methodical approach
  • Able to work in a busy environment
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Physically fit
  • Strong team player

Salary and benefits

  • This is a full time post working 7am – 3.30pm
  • Salary £minimum wage
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
  • Regular training and career development

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter to Lauren Reynolds, HR Advisor.

 

For more information, please call Lauren Reynolds on 0117 300 4280 or email lreynolds@rsk.co.uk.

 

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

 

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

 

 

 

 

Hyde
Salary
£minimum wage