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    Environmental Geoscientist

    Falkirk, Scotland |

    Job: Environmental Geoscientist


    Posted: Mar 28, 2024


    Our client is an award-winning consultancy specialising in engineering, inspection, and maintenance services. With a diverse portfolio of industries and a growing clientele, they are poised for expansion.

    As they embark on this exciting phase of growth, they are seeking an Environmental Scientist to join their thriving business. With a proven track record in contaminated land management, they are currently in search of an enthusiastic individual with approximately 2 years of experience, eager to advance their career and gain further expertise in specialized markets. This presents an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic and challenging environment where innovative projects are the norm.

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Assisting senior staff in managing project deliverables and budgets.
    • Conducting on-site work across a variety of locations to perform surveys, site assessments, contractor supervision, sample collection (soil, groundwater, gas, vapor), and air monitoring.
    • Soil logging according to current UK standards, including coordinating laboratory activities.
    • Preparation of factual reports, Phase 1 desk studies, waste classifications, environmental risk assessments, and contribution to interpretative reporting.
    • Generating risk assessments and method statements.
    • Collaborating with other members of the environmental team and broader business to offer clients a comprehensive approach to projects.
    • Flexibility for travel, overnight stays, out-of-hours work, and periods away from home may be required.


    The ideal candidate should demonstrate experience in Phase 1 desk studies, various site investigation techniques (soil, groundwater, gas, and vapor), factual reporting, and a keen interest in advancing skills related to contaminated land assessment. This should be supported by:

    • A degree in Ecology/Environmental Management or a related field.
    • A degree in Environmental Geoscience, Geology, or a related discipline.
    • Knowledge of contaminated land legislation and reporting protocols.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
    • Progression towards or membership of a Geoscience professional body, such as the Geological Society or equivalent.
    • Possession of a CSCS Card (desirable but not mandatory – training can be provided if necessary).
    • A valid UK driving license is essential.

    For a confidential conversation and to find out more please contact Lyndsey at Global Highland

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    Falkirk, Scotland
    (per Annum)
    permanent - Full Time

    Lyndsey Wilkinson


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