Soil Scientist

22000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
12 Jun 2018
10 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Ward Special Projects are currently looking to further widen their direct services to clients by offering an in-house solution of environmental and analytical testing as well as evaluation. Handling over 1 million tonnes of materials annually across metals, mineral and waste services the business covers high value contracts often within complex situations. We aim to be the go-to services provider to the construction, demolition and industrial sectors and feel that the recruitment and retention of a Soil Scientist would add additional strength to our highly experienced team.

In summary the nature of this role would be to gather, interpret and evaluate data about the chemistry, biology and physics of soil.

Additional responsibilities would include:
• Carry out on site soil samples from a range of environments including potential hazardous waste sites
• Liaise with laboratories to complete full and on time testing
• Analyse laboratory reports offering accurate, clear and prompt consultancy to Management to ensure legislative compliance
• Analyse laboratory reports offering accurate, clear and prompt consultancy to Management to support the tendering process
• UK Travel when necessary
• Write clear and concise reports as well conduct presentations to colleagues and/or clients
• Client liaison
• Stay up to date with legislation to ensure company compliance is adhered to

Skills required:
• Self-starter with excellent time management skills
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral including presentations and report-writing
• Proficient use of IT packages
• Competence in data collection and analysis
• Ability to plan and conduct on and off-site research
• Commercial astuteness
• Relationship builder

Qualifications / Experience Required:

• Degree or HND in science related subject
• Full UK clean driving license
• Ideally 2 years+ relevant work experience

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