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RSK Environment Ltd is looking for a high-calibre senior environmental consultant to join our growing Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) & Environmental Management team at our office in central Manchester.

 

You will be joining a dynamic and growing team within a multidisciplinary environmental consultancy serving a wide range of commercial, energy, government, property, transport and utilities 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.

 

As a result of success over the past year our business is expanding and we are looking for a talented professional, seeking an exciting career opportunity and a fulfilling lifestyle in one of the UK’s Top 10 environmental companies.

 

Our EIA/EM teams are currently supporting clients on a range of nationally and regionally important planning applications, public inquiries and the environmental management of projects before, during and after construction. Our expectation is that you will have an influential role in these projects from the outset and will help shape our response to new market opportunities.

 

 

Senior Environmental Consultant – Manchester

  

Responsibilities: 

 

  • Environmental Statement, report and environmental management documentation preparation and editing,
  • Leading EIA projects and other environmental studies,
  • Working with regulators and liaising with clients,
  • Providing advice on a wide range of environmental issues,
  • Managing projects, including successful delivery, client management and financial control,
  • Mentoring of junior staff,
  • Assisting with production of proposals and tenders,
  • Undertaking construction phase environmental management on projects,
  • Providing and preparing environmental management documentation such as Construction Environmental Management Plans.

 

Desired experience:

 

  • Around five years of previous consultancy experience in a directly related field,
  • Experience in one or more of the following sectors would be desirable: conventional power, renewable energy and associated electrical infrastructure, rail, property and electricity transmission,
  • Comprehensive  knowledge of UK environmental legislation,
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills,
  • Good team player, with the ability to work independently, and
  • Enthusiastic and well organised.

 

Person specification:

 

  • BSc degree level qualified in a relevant subject,
  • Preferably MSc qualified in environmental impact assessment, environmental management or a closely related subject,
  • Associate or Practitioner member of IEMA (or equivalent professional membership with another relevant body).

 

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.
  • 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 better than 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.  Currently placed within the Top 10 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.

 

To see further career opportunities with RSK Group, visit our website www.rsk.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manchester
Salary
£Commensurate with experience

RSK Environment Ltd is looking for a high-calibre principal environmental consultant to join our growing Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) & Environmental Management (EM) team at our office in central Manchester.

 

You will be joining a dynamic and growing team within a leading multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy servicing a wide range of commercial, energy, government, property, transport and utilities 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.

 

As a result of success over the past year our business is expanding and we are looking for a talented professional, seeking an exciting career opportunity and a fulfilling lifestyle in one of the UK’s Top 10 environmental companies.

 

Our EIA/EM teams are currently supporting clients on a range of nationally and regionally important planning applications, public inquiries and the environmental management of projects before, during and after construction. Our expectation is that you will have an influential role in these projects from the outset and lead our response to new market opportunities.

 

 

Principal Environmental Consultant – Manchester

  

Responsibilities: 

 

  • Project leadership including management of project staff and resources, senior level client engagement and close management of project finances,
  • Leading EIA projects and other environmental studies,
  • Coordinating and writing reports related to nationally significant EIA and EM projects,
  • Supervision of multi-disciplinary teams,
  • Client relationship management to support repeat business,
  • Line management of junior staff,
  • Working with regulators and liaising with clients,
  • Leading the preparation of proposals and tenders,
  • Pro-active business development to identify new opportunities and win profitable new business.

 

Desired experience

 

  • Around ten years of previous consultancy experience in a directly related field,
  • Experience in one or more of the following sectors would be desirable: conventional power, renewable energy and associated electrical infrastructure, transport, property and electricity transmission,
  • A successful track record of winning new work,
  • Comprehensive  knowledge of UK environmental legislation,
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills,
  • Good team player, with the ability to work independently, and
  • Enthusiastic and well organised.

 

Person specification

 

  • BSc degree level qualified in a relevant subject,
  • Preferably MSc qualified in environmental impact assessment, environmental management or a closely related subject,
  • Full member of IEMA and/or Chartered Environmentalist.

 

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.
  • 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 better than 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 our staff.

 

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.  Currently placed within the Top 10 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.

 

To see further career opportunities with RSK Group, visit our website www.rsk.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manchester
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, developers, house-builders, infrastructure, power supply, oil companies and local authorities. Our current workload includes major infrastructure projects, housing and distribution warehousing developments and landfills. RSK prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and allowing employees to reach their full potential.

RSK is currently recruiting for a Geo-Environmental or Geotechnical Engineer to join our Geosciences consultancy team based in Coventry.

 

Geo-Environmental Engineer – Coventry

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and carrying out preliminary risk assessments, site walkovers, geotechnical and geo-environmental ground investigations, test scheduling, interpretative reporting, earthworks testing and supervision, the verification of remediation works, installation of gas membranes and installation of cover-layer systems within gardens within the new-build properties. Good communication is required to inform and liaise with subcontractors and the client with updates and any issues raised.

 

More specifically you will be:

• Undertake site walkovers;
• Preliminary Risk Assessments;
• Set up and undertake geotechnical and geo-environmental ground investigations;
• Interpretative Reporting;
• Materials Management Plans;
• Remediation Strategies;
• Earthworks supervision and verification;
• Verification and supervision of remediation works;
• Undertake inspections of gas membrane installations using a checking system;
• Undertake soil sampling for garden area validation;
• Provide improvement notices where necessary;
• Provide written verification reports;
• Client and subcontractor liaison;
• Controlling project costs;
• Overseeing ground investigations;
• Soil logging to current UK standards, including laboratory scheduling;
• Working knowledge of contaminated land issues essential;
• Preparing and checking technical notes, drawings and reports;
• Travel to other offices in the UK for training as needed.

 

In addition you will:

• Establish and develop strong working relationships with the client;
• Provide technical leadership in the day to day delivery of the project.

This role would be suitable for applicants who are looking to develop their career to the next stage. Critically you will understand the importance of building strong working relationships by delivering a successful service on time and within budget.

Person Specification

• BEng, BSc or MSc in either Civil Engineering, Geology, Geo-environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or Geotechnical Engineering;
• Typically requires at least 4 years relevant and specific experience;
• Safety Critical qualifications including CSCS, First Aid, SSSTS, Asbestos in Soil;
• Full driving licence;
• An understanding of safety on construction sites and ground investigation techniques;
• Significant and demonstrable experience for the key elements and duties detailed above;
• Able to complete factual and interpretative assessments;
• 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, 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. For more information, please contact Simona Pukeleviciute, HR Advisor, on 0144 241 6631 or at 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 plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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

 

RSK is currently recruiting for a Senior Geo-Environmental Engineer to join our Geosciences consultancy team based on a residential construction project in Woodley, Reading. The role is ideally 4 days per week but could be varied based on discussion.

 

Senior Geo-Environmental Engineer – Reading

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out the verification of gas membrane installations plus cover-layer systems within gardens within the new-build properties as directed by the Client or Project Manager. Good communication is required to inform/liaise with subcontractors and the client with updates and any issues raised.

 

More specifically you will be:

 

  • Undertake inspections of membrane installations using a checking system;
  • Undertake soil sampling for garden area validation;
  • Provide improvement notices where necessary;
  • Provide written verification reports;
  • Client and subcontractor liaison;
  • Controlling project costs;
  • Overseeing ground investigations;
  • Soil logging to current UK standards, including laboratory scheduling;
  • Working knowledge of contaminated land issues essential;
  • Preparing and checking technical notes, drawings and reports;
  • Travel to other offices in the UK for training as needed. 

 

In addition you will:

 

  • Establish and develop strong working relationships with the client;
  • Provide technical leadership in the day to day delivery of the project. 

 

This role would be suitable for applicants who are looking develop their career to the next stage. Critically you will understand the importance of building strong working relationships by delivering a successful service on time and within budget.  

 

Person Specification

 

  • BEng or BSc or equivalent in Civil, Geology or Geotechnical Engineering or similar;
  • Typically requires at least 5 years specific relevant experience;
  • An understanding of safety on construction sites and site investigation techniques;
  • Significant and demonstrable experience of similar inspections, studies, design and reporting, preferably on residential developments;
  • Able to complete factual and interpretative assessments;
  • 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. For further information, please call Simona Pukeleviciute, HR Advisor, on 0144 241 6631 or at 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 plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Reading
Salary
£ commensurate with experience

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– Runcorn
(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 more 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.

 

Runcorn
Salary
£depending on experience

RSK Response is a business unit within the RSK Group, that specialises in the provision of environmental incident response services to a variety of clients and sectors across the UK. RSK Response is looking for environmental incident  responders to join  our growing teams in Scotland and North West England.

 

Successful candidates will preferably have experience in responding to and managing the clean up of environmental incidents including spilt hydrocarbons from environmental or industrial sectors. Broader experience or knowledge of environmental monitoring techniques is also welcomed. There will be opportunity for long term career progression within RSK Response and the wider RSK Group.

 

These are full time roles that require frequent travel, occasional stays away from home and working on an ‘On-Call’ rota basis.

 

Environmental Incident Response Operative – Glasgow, Helsby or Manchester

 

Responsibilities:

 

The types of activities that the successful candidate could expect to be involved with include:

 

  • Development and adherence to specific and point of work health & safety risk assessments
  • Rapid response to environmental incidents in a variety of urban and rural settings
  • Pro-active assessment of environmental incidents to ground & water
  • Application of a variety of in-situ techniques for recovering spilt oils or other contaminants of concern
  • Intrusive techniques for recovery of contaminated materials
  • Self confident liaison with client and co-contractors in determining a most appropriate technical response to environmental incidents
  • Liaison with technical and managerial support regarding all incidents
  • On-going monitoring activities including gas, vapours, soils and water sampling/monitoring
  • Development of conceptual site models for environmental incidents
  • Application of risk assessment methodologies in incident management

Person specification:

 

These posts would ideally suit practically minded individuals with a mature approach to work and a background in environmental or similar sectors or education. Ultimately, the individual must want to pursue a career within the Environmental Sector. Desirable qualities and skills include:

 

  • Excellent communication skills with co-workers, co-contractors and clients
  • Good attention to detail and the ability to take on new concepts
  • Ability to complete factual reports in a consistent and timely manner
  • Willingness to undertake additional training as business requirements dictate
  • A strong focus on safety management
  • Full clean driving licence as travel will be required
  • Confident to work on your own and on site
  • Happy to work across the UK from time to time to suit business needs
  • Flexible as regards to out of hours and weekend work.

Salary and benefits:

 

  • Salary 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. Please highlight your location preference. 

 

For more information, please call Lauren Reynolds, HR Advisor 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.

 

 

 

Helsby
Salary
£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 a Laboratory Assistant to work in a UKAS and ISO 9001 standard accredited lab. 

 

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:

 

  • Crushing and sieving samples
  • Weighing of soil and water samples
  • Calibration of laboratory equipment
  • Data entry
  • Sample disposal
  • Washing laboratory apparatus
  • 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 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 plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Hyde

RSK Group plc is a multidisciplinary consultancy providing environmental, engineering and energy efficiency services to UK and international clients. We have been operating in the Middle East since 2007 and, within this time, have established ourselves as a premier provider of environmental, geotechnical, geo environmental and health and safety consultancy and technical services in the region.

 

Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference. Across all sectors, we have developed a strong philosophy of collaborative working within alliances and other project teams, and have implemented innovative systems and techniques to drive environmental excellence and wider project efficiency.

 

Senior Environmental consultant - Abu Dhabi

 

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Environmental consultant to join our regional headquarters in Abu Dhabi to help us deliver high-level consultancy services.

 

The successful candidate’s duties and responsibilities will include: 

  • Managing ESHIA/ESIA and Environmental Management projects for onshore oil and gas projects
  • Providing environmental advice on onshore oil and gas projects as required
  • Financial management of projects
  • Project management, report writing and delivery
  • Production of tenders and seeking opportunities for new work
  • Building existing client relationships to ensure repeat business
  • Willingness to occasionally travel within the region, including travel to Iraq under full security provisions for short periods of time 

Desired experience: 

  • BSc degree level qualified in a relevant discipline
  • Preferably MSc qualified in Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Management or related subject
  • Associate or Full membership of IEMA and working towards chartered status
  • 5 years previous experience working on ESHIA/ESIA and Environmental Management projects
  • Interest in a specialism, e.g. soil & groundwater, would be an advantage
  • Iraq ESHIA and oil and gas experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including report writing skills
  • Good team player, with the ability to work autonomously
  • Enthusiastic and well organised. 

Salary and benefits: 

  • This is a full-time post with a salary commensurate with experience.
  • Regular training and development will be provided

 All candidates applying for this position must be eligible for a work visa in the UAE. For more information regarding the post, please email Meera Achan, human resources coordinator, at machan@rsk.co.uk. To apply for the post, please visit the careers portal on the RSK website: rsk-careers.icims.com/jobs.

 

RSK is committed to its 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.

 

 

 

Abu Dhabi
Salary
£commensurate with experience

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 Bristol 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 – Bristol

 

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:

 

  • £minimum wage
  • 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 Lauren Reynolds, HR Advisor, at lreynolds@rsk.co.uk or call 0117 300 4280. 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. 

 

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
£minimum wage

Structural Soils, a member of RSK Group plc, is a 200-strong site investigation contractor are looking to recruit a replacement Site Technician to carry out geotechnical site testing, validation sampling, gas and groundwater monitoring and related activities on sites located predominantly in the southern part of the county. The successful candidate will need to be happy to spend the majority of their time on site, and travelling to, from or between sites. Early starts and/or overnight stays away from Bristol will be required on some occasions. Ideally you will have previous site experience and good communication skills. A full UK driving licence is essential.

 

The company 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 3 years we have undertaken preliminary and main/intermediate phase site investigations at Hinckley Point and Wylfa on Anglesey.  High profile contracts like these have enabled Structural Soils to make huge developments in our technical, quality and reporting standards, making the company a very exciting proposition for those looking to develop a career with the geological field.

 

Site Testing Technician – Bristol

 

Duties will include:

 

  • In-situ testing
  • Soil validation sampling
  • Maintaining testing and sampling equipment
  • Assisting with related site operations including collections and deliveries
  • Liaising with Clients, other contractors and members of the public on site
  • Organising and carrying out their work in an efficient and timely manner

Desired experience

 

  • Previous experience of site work, and/or work in a technical field an advantage
  • Good written and communication skills
  • Basic level of communication
  • A minimum of GCSE grade C in Maths, English and Science
  • Prepared to work as part of a team or as an individual
  • Full, clean driving licence essential, towing licence an advantage

Salary and benefits:

  • £16,000 - £19,000 depending on experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care

For more information please call Lauren Reynolds, HR Advisor on 0117 300 4280 or alternatively email lreynolds@rsk.co.uk. We are not always able to contact applicants individually, so if you don't hear from us within two 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 5 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2014) and number 81 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.

 

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, at lreynolds@rsk.co.uk or call 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. 

 

 

Bristol
Salary
£16,000-19,000 depending on experience

The asbestos division of the RSK Group, is one of the UK’s largest independent asbestos management consultancies, helping to manage Britain’s biggest occupational killers.  Their services include surveys, sampling and analysis, preparation of policies and procedures, project management of asbestos removal works, auditing and training.

 

The division boasts a vast array of clients from major property development companies such as Taylor Wimpey to major energy and utility companies including BP, National Grid and United Utilities, this is an exciting division to join and growing fast!!

 

We are now looking to recruit experienced Water Hygiene Technician to work in our Hemel Hempstead office.  This is an excellent opportunity to join an IIP company who can provide excellent career development.

 

Water Hygiene Technician - Hemel Hempstead 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Undertaking water monitoring, asset inspections and TMV servicing
  • Undertaking remedial works
  • Preparing samples to send to the Laboratory
  • Working across the UK to travel to client sites, as and when required
  • Contacting clients while on site or in the office to inform them of any issues that have arisen

Person Specification:

 

  • Relevant city and guilds or NVQ and at least 6 months documented experience
  • Familiar with MS Office, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Sufficient IT skills to be able to work effectively with data capture software
  • Candidates should work well on their own initiative, under pressure and also within part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • adequate knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation

Please note that all suitable applicants will need a full, clean UK drivers licence and in the main will be expected to use their own vehicle and claim back mileage.  All employees working within this division must complete a CRB check.

 

Salary and benefits:

 

  • Starting salary between £18k-£22k 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 to Lauren Reynolds, HR Advisor, at lreynolds@rsk.co.uk or call 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 

 

Coventry or Hemel Hempstead
Salary
£18,000-£22,000 depending on 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 Graduate, Consultant and Senior level Acousticians 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 Acoustic Consultant – Helsby or Manchester

 

The Role

 

The role will involve developing the acoustic business across the North West from RSK’s Helsby or 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

 

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 is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

 

 

 

Manchester/Cheshire
Salary
£competitive salary

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 Graduate, Consultant and Senior level Acousticians 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. 

 

Acoustic Consultant – Helsby, Hemel Hempstead or Coventry

 

The Role

 

The role will involve assisting with data collection (noise and vibration surveys), processing and data analysis, computational noise modelling (SoundPlan, CadnaA and CATT), project management, business development and preparation of reports and tenders connected with noise and vibration assessments. You will work on a wide range of projects, taking responsibility for specific aspects of projects and leading and undertaking contract administration on small to medium sized projects.

 

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:

 

  • Comfortable with using Excel to undertake data processing tasks
  • Numerate, as noise and vibration work will require regular use of mathematical formulae
  • 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)

 

Person specification

 

  • 2-5 years of experience
  • AMIOA or TIOA essential, preferably working towards corporate membership (MIOA)
  • 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

 

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

 

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 is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

 

 

 

Coventry, Helsby, Hemel Hempstead
Salary
£competitive salary

Envirolab Ltd, 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. The lab is now looking to recruit a full-time administrator, working 9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

Administrative Assistant – Hyde, Cheshire 

The role will involve working with a small team of Administration, Accounts and Client Liaison staff assisting with:

 

  • Data Entry
  • Preparing laboratory reports
  • Answering the phone
  • Project filing and archiving
  • Ordering office and laboratory consumables
  • General office duties 

Desired experience

 

We are looking for someone with previous administrative experience and with the following attributes:

 

  • Proficient with all Microsoft packages, especially Word and Excel
  • Organised, versatile with a can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills

Salary and benefits:

  • This is a full time post working 9am – 5.30pm, paying 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 Lauren Reynolds, HR Advisor at lreynolds@rsk.co.uk.

 

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

 

To see further career opportunities with RSK Group, visit our website www.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 Gorup plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Hyde
Salary
£ minimum wage

RSK Environment Ltd, a member of the RSK Group plc, includes a Materials & Structures department based in Hemel Hempstead that provides specialist inspection, surveying and investigation services into the built environment. The department also includes a UKAS-accredited materials-testing laboratory, which enables us to provide a full in house service for evaluating engineering properties and condition factors of construction materials and provide our clients with detailed assessment reports and guidance.

 

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. 

 

Trainee Engineering Technician - Hemel Hempstead

Responsibilities:  

  • Working in a department that operates in the field of Civil/Structural Engineering
  • Work will be both office and site based, with site work mainly in the south-east but can be nationwide.
  • Suitable training will be afforded to enable you to conduct work in a safe and professional manner
  • Some physical work will be required such as loading vans, carrying and operating equipment so physical fitness is required
  • An interest in developing a career as an engineering technician in the Construction Industry is essential 

Person specification: 

  • Working as part of a team is essential, assisting with the inspection and testing of bridges, buildings and other engineering structures
  • Good maths, science and computer skills will be an advantage.
  • Full UK driving licence. 

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  

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. Currently 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.

 

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, HR Advisor on 01442 416 631 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 plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

Hemel Hempstead
Salary
£competitive

RSK Land Development and Engineering (LDE) Ltd, part of the RSK Group of companies, provides a complete engineering design service for residential and commercial development projects, both pre and post planning.  RSK LDE Ltd was formed in 2003 after a number of specialist design engineers joined RSK in order to strengthen its existing in-house capabilities.  It now has a highly experienced team made up of professional civil and structural engineering staff with many years experience in the assessment, design and construction of major development projects.  LDE’s engineers typically evaluate the land use constraints in support of the site acquisition and planning process.  This work would then be continued into detail design, obtaining statutory approvals, procuring and supervising the site infrastructure and remediation projects. 

 

Overall RSK currently offer the following engineering expertise:  infrastructure and pre-acquisition engineering assessments, highways, drainage, structural and civil design, statutory utilities negotiations and flood risk assessments. 

 

Senior Structural Engineer – Hemel Hempstead

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the structural design of projects, using a supporting team of structural engineers and technicians where necessary.
  • Undertake the design and oversee the detailing of cost effective and buildable structural solutions in relation to residential and commercial projects in traditional load-bearing masonry, in-situ reinforced concrete, structural steel and timber frame forms of construction.
  • Prepare fees and control workload, programmes and costs within set and agreed targets.
  • Assist clients in cost and buildability appraisals and feasibility studies at land appraisal and pre-development stages of a project.
  • Attend project team meetings with clients and other consultants as required.
  • Assist in the appointment of both temporary and permanent structural staff and be responsible for the progression and development of staff to enhance the ability of individuals and the skills of the team as a whole.
  • Liaise with LDE infrastructure engineers to ensure design work is coordinated in terms of design, timescales and budget.
  • Be aware of, and to alter standard design work practice to comply with changing legislation (e.g. Building Regulations, NHBC Guidelines, Eurocodes) in relation to structural design.
  • Undertake and supervise structural design and detailing work using appropriate software programmes, as applicable (including Autocad, Revit, Strusoft FEM 3D, CADS 3D Max/RCBD/MWPD/Smart Engineer, TEDDS, Staad-Pro).
  • Responsible for the briefing, checking and approval of specialist supplier/subcontractor design work.
  • Undertake structural condition surveys of existing masonry structures of a range of ages with the expertise to identify signs of structural distress and report appropriately with recommendations for further intrusive works or remedial strengthening proposals.

 

Person specification:


Some of the key skills and expertise required for this role will include: 

  • Educated to HNC and/or Degree level.
  • Have a proactive and logical approach.
  • Holder of professional qualifications and having a professional attitude in relation to work and company ideals.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines on multiple projects.
  • Ability to monitor and report effectively against budgets and programme.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work effectively.
  • Ability to manage, train, organise and motivate team members effectively.
  • Effective communicator - orally, in meetings and in the written form.
  • Ability to present and explain design solutions to Senior Management.
  • Good proven design experience and familiar with all structural materials.
  • Familiar with relevant software packages.
  • Wide and forward/lateral thinker with ability to solve problems effectively.
  • Experienced in use of Microsoft products including Excel, Word and Power Point.

 

Salary and benefits: 

  • £competitive
  • 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.

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. 

 

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Hertfordshire
Salary
£competitive

RSK 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 by encouraging continuing professional development and enabling 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 us. 

 

The Proposal Support Centre (PSC) provides centralised support for marketing and tender submissions. We currently have an opportunity to join this small yet dynamic team in our office in the beautiful location of Tattenhall, Cheshire.

 

Tender Support Assistant – Tattenhall, Cheshire

 

Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinating the production of tender submissions – using templates and company information to produce draft submissions, document formatting, following up input required, proof reading, printing and distribution
  • Completion of pre-qualification documents and maintenance of supplier questionnaires and portals
  • Preparation of marketing/proposal support information and ensuring literature is up to date
  • General office administration as required. 

Desired experience

 

The applicant should ideally be educated to degree level and should have experience of tendering, preferably, within the environmental consultancy sector.

 

Person specification

  • Excellent literacy and written/verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a large volume of information/documents
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Competent user of all Microsoft packages (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). 

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 

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, associate HR director, at smurphy@rsk.co.uk.

 

RSK is committed to its corporate responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with 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.

Chester
Salary
£commensurate with experience

RSK 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 by encouraging continuing professional development and enabling 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 us. 

 

The Proposal Support Centre (PSC) provides centralised support for marketing and tender submissions. We currently have an opportunity for a proofreader/copyeditor to join this small yet dynamic team in our office in the beautiful location of Tattenhall, Cheshire.

 

Proof Reader/Copy Editor, Tattenhall, Cheshire (full-time)

 

Responsibilities 

  • Read and evaluate a variety of written text for errors or queries regarding grammar, spelling, punctuation, style and accuracy
  • Copy edit to ensure the sense of text written by technical staff and non-native English speakers
  • Maintain an up-to-date directory of staff CVs
  • Use house style rules to ensure consistency
  • Liaise with writers, editors and other staff to resolve problems or questions
  • General office administration, as required 

Person specification 

  • High level of skill in written English, particularly spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Attention to detail and the ability to maintain high levels of accuracy
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Comfortable working with technical subjects
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Competent user of Microsoft packages (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) 

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

 

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, Associate HR Director, at smurphy@rsk.co.uk or call 0117 300 4295.

 

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

 

Tattenhall
Salary
£commensurate with experience

RSK Environment Ltd, a member of RSK Group plc, is looking for an experienced Environmental and Consents Manager to join RSK’s substantial and growing presence in major infrastructure development across Britain. This full time role will be nominally based out of RSKs Tonbridge office but with secondment to other client sites in Kent.

 

RSK is one of the UK’s largest environmental consultancies and we are able to provide our clients with an unparalleled combination of environmental assessment and management consultancy services supported in-house by allied technical services in the full range of environmental disciplines required for the successful planning, design, consenting and delivery of major infrastructure projects.

 

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. Across all sectors, 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. 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL AND CONSENTS MANAGER – Tonbridge, Kent

 

The key responsibilities of this role include: 

 

Environment and Consents Management

  • Provide projects with sustainability and environmental leadership, including assisting with environmental awareness training of professional staff, construction managers and operatives
  • Compliance with client’s sustainability and environmental policies, objectives and more detailed requirements, including any ISO14001 Environmental Management System in place, and make sure that they are implemented throughout the design, construction and commissioning stages of the project
  • Update, review and ensure compliance with the project Environmental Management Plan, Site Waste Management Plan, other relevant environmental management plans and other associated documentation
  • Carry out regular environmental audits of designs and construction activities
  • Maintain project consents register and ensure all required consents are applied for in accordance with the project programme
  • Manage and co-ordinate the application, negotiation and implementation of all necessary environment-related consents, including highways and traffic issues
  • Prepare applications, including working with a range of technical specialists that will be needed to support certain applications
  • Manage the discharge of planning conditions throughout the entire construction project
  • Compile and present sustainability, environmental and consents performance reports, as appropriate, in line with project KPIs and other objectives, e.g. energy and water consumption, and waste management.
  • Effectively deal with statutory consultees, interest groups and the general public.

 

Desired experience and qualities:

 

RSK is looking for experienced personnel with several years of working in a site based environment on major construction projects.

 

This role will suit someone who has worked on major linear infrastructure projects specifically in the electrical transmission sector and has a good understanding of typical environmental contractual and regulatory requirements and ensuring that these are implemented. Successful candidates are likely have a strong health and safety ethos, good personal management, communication and negotiation skills and an appreciation of what is practical and achievable.

 

Additionally, suitable experienced candidates will also need: 

  • A thorough understanding of environmental issues on site e.g. ecology, noise, air quality
  • Professional membership preferable e.g. MIEMA or equivalent, and/or Environmental Auditing qualification
  • CSCS card

 The position will require the successful candidate to be periodically located in a client’s site office in Kent, working collaboratively with designers and contractors.

 

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 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. Currently placed within the Top 10 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
£commensurate with experience

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 a number of exciting opportunities for Senior/Principal Geo-environmental/Geotechnical Engineers to join the growing teams across the UK. Working alongside an experienced team you will get involved with a vast array of development projects.

The company has a wide portfolio of clients in a number of sectors including rail, transport, water and property. In addition, the company are particularly proud of the work that they have undertaken in the nuclear sector where over the last 3 years they have undertaken preliminary and main/intermediate phase site investigations at Hinckley Point and Wylfa on Anglesey. In 2014 the team were heavily involved in the detailed onshore ground investigation of the nuclear new-build at Wylfa, Anglesey culminating in winning Ground Investigation Project of the Year at the 2015 Ground Engineering Awards.

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.

 

Team Leader in Geo-environmental/Geotechnical Engineering - Southampton


Main Function


A Senior/Principal Consultant is responsible for undertaking project investigations with both a geotechnical and an environmental content as directed by the Project Manager – seeing the Project through from commencement to completion. All Project work must be carried out with due diligence, adhered to by the RSK procedures & completed within the given cost budgets and time scales agreed. Good communication is required to inform/liaise with the client periodically with updates & any issues raised. It is expected that employees working at this grade will have keener project finance awareness, be client facing, self-motivated, exhibit a proactive approach, and work well within a team environment.

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
  • Undertaking Project Management duties and resolving any technical issues
  • Writing factual and/or interpretative reports
  • Preparing health and safety documentation, booking subcontractors and scheduling soil and water samples for analytical and geotechnical testing

Person specification:

  • BSc degree level qualified in Geology or a related subject essential
  • MSc in Engineering Geology/Geotechnical Engineering or Contaminated Land related subjects preferable but not essential
  • Knowledge of contaminated land and planning legislation would be an advantage
  • Experience of undertaking ground investigation for geotechnical purposes
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge/experience in the field of geotechnics/engineering geology, including an appreciation of the impact of Eurocode 7 
  • Experience of working with geotechnical databases and other geotechnical software preferable
  • Experience of preparing and assisting with interpretative reports for 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.

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 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.

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.

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

Southampton
Salary
£competitive