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Environmental Scientist

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Environmental Scientist

£25k - £35k, Midlands

We're looking for an Environmental Scientist to work for an Environmental company on complex and sensitive projects in a variety of locations across the UK. If this sounds like you, read on!

The role

With a strong science background with proven postgraduate experience in the environmental sector you will;

  • Undertaking environmental sampling (soil/sediment/water etc.) and site reconnaissance.
  • Preparing laboratory analysis specifications and sampling plans
  • Conducting environmental desk studies
  • Liaising with laboratories and coordinate the delivery of testing / analysis services
  • Interpretation of chemical analysis results in accordance with relevant methodologies (i.e., WM3, S4ULs, WAC)
  • Technical reporting (factual and interpretive)
  • Undertake site-based work
  • Provide support to project managers and site managers in the delivery of tasks and projects
  • Manage communication and develop close working relationships with our clients and stakeholders


You will be expected to be familiar with relevant UK environmental legislation, technical guidance and code of practice. With experience conducting environmental site investigations, environmental sampling procedures and soil logging.

Also, some experience in more than one of the following would be preferable; contaminated land investigations, land and water quality assessments, waste management (waste classification), field-based sampling and analysis requiring the operation of a variety of analytical instrumentation, working in a scientific laboratory.

Why this role?

The client we are working with is experiencing growth within the business and thus the opportunity has been created to join a close-knit team of 6. With a competitive salary, and the option to work hybrid, this is a great role to balance between on site and in the office working.


Get in touch today by clicking the apply button above, or send an email to Tom at: to find out more or to arrange a confidential chat.

Allen & York - delivering Sustainable Recruitment Solutions since 1993.

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