Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management. Our 50,000+ employees in 400+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.
During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.
That’s because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.
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A highly motivated Environmental Consultant (Engineer or Geologist preferred) experienced with environmental investigations, contaminated lands characterisation, soil and groundwater risk assessment and/or remediation is sought. Experience with multi-national corporations and on infrastructure projects is an asset and good interpersonal skills is a requirement. Successful candidate will be educated to degree or post-graduate level in a relevant science, geosciences, engineering or other environmental-related degree.
The position is based in Jacobs Belfast, Northern Ireland office, although consideration would also be given to applicants working from Dublin.
Fluent spoken and written English are mandatory. Clients and Jacobs team are international and working knowledge of other languages is also beneficial. Technical specialisation in hydrogeology, land contamination investigation and characterisation or remediation would be a plus. The candidate should have experience contributing to groundwater monitoring plans, environmental sampling and site investigations, and land contamination land remediation projects.
Responsibilities of the role will include:
Coordinating, leading and/or supporting basic field projects such as groundwater sampling
Contributing to deliverables by evaluating data and writing text for groundwater monitoring factual technical memorandums & site investigations reports
Supporting undertaking of generic and detailed quantitative risk assessments within the UK CLR11 regulatory framework for both soil and groundwater.
Maintain knowledge and understanding of UK and European regulatory guidance, risk assessment methodologies, best practices, UK contaminated land issues, etc.
Evaluating data, forming client relationships, budget control, and co-ordination of in-house and external specialists and contractors.
The successful candidate must have initiative, energy, enthusiasm and commitment and be flexible in work approach. Some travel to project sites and meeting would be required, though the primary work location will be Belfast, Northern Ireland, although Dublin, Republic of Ireland, would also be considered.
Candidates should have between 6 -10 years’ experience
Candidate should have good people skills, be driven, and also work well in a team environment. A balance of technical and field skills is sought to flexibly contribute to projects. In addition, the following are key attributes:
Educational background in a science, geosciences, environmental or engineering related discipline
Proven project-related experience for contaminated land field
Capable of supporting field work including use of groundwater monitoring & sampling equipment
Understanding of UK environmental and planning regulations
Human health and groundwater risk assessment and risk-based decision making
Producing land contamination aspects of Environmental Impact Assessments would be beneficial
Technical specialisation such as risk assessment, due diligence or groundwater flow modelling
UK Citizen or valid UK work permit
Ability and interest to periodically travel and support work at project sites (approximately 25%)
Willingness to commit to safely working in a team environment
An understanding of the planning and environmental regime in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland would be beneficial.
Experience of infrastructure projects within Ireland
A second language would be beneficial
A willingness to take on assignments abroad (including the UK mainland)
At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go ‘BeyondZero’ by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.
We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM , WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall . We are also Disability Confident Committed ; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.
We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts. Please also bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position with Jacobs.
When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.
To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com
Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.
JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.