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Stantec Geo-Environmental Scientist in Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Stantec is a leading multi-disciplinary consultancy with multiple offices throughout the UK. We have built our reputation over decades of success and take pride in turning legacy land contamination challenges into development opportunities. We have a vacancy to join our established GEO team and we are flexible on location, as we are looking to increase headcount due to project workload and ambitious plans for growth in the future. We can offer you a mix of home and office working which will help maintain a good work life balance and effective team working.

The GEO team offers contaminated land, geotechnical and geo-hazard consultancy services. The team works on a range of local and national projects and frameworks with private clients / developers on the investigation, assessment, remediation, and redevelopment of brownfield land as well as servicing internal teams for road, rail and other infrastructure and energy projects.

You will work closely across our multidisciplinary teams on delivery of projects, ensuring technical quality and adherence to budget and programme, liaising with internal and external clients, providing assessment and analysis of geological and contaminated land data. You will have working knowledge of the UK’s contaminated land regime and legislative framework including the planning system. You will be responsible for drafting technical reports, preparing tender documents for ground investigations, and providing cost estimates/proposals for land development projects. You will provide support to our Technical Directors and Associates in project delivery, work winning and maintaining high levels of client satisfaction.

This is a key role within our team and there will be ample scope to grow and develop your personal profile and learn new skills along the way to further your career.

About You

You will be degree qualified in a relevant engineering or science subject (e.g., geology, hydrogeology, chemistry, environmental science), and working towards Chartered status which we are keen to fully support and help you through the process.

You will have knowledge and understanding of relevant codes of practice, industry standards and have broad understanding of environmental legislation. You will be supported in gaining experience of the design, management and supervision of ground investigations using a range of site investigation techniques including accurate collection of site data and the preparation of preliminary risk assessments, factual and interpretive reports including GQRA; good understanding of health, safety, and environmental management, as applied to ground investigation. You will also have the necessary skills to work with external clients and other professional staff across our multi-disciplinary business groups.

The friendly and collaborative culture at Stantec is something we are proud of and we have many other reasons for you to be excited about joining us. We can offer a competitive salary and benefits package, agile and flexible working arrangements, industry leading training, great projects, and lots more!

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans