Wheal Jane Group

Wheal Jane Limited

Vacancy – Environmental Scientist

Position – Environmental Scientist at Wheal Jane Consultancy

Location – Wheal Jane Group Offices, Baldhu, Truro, Cornwall, TR3 6EE

We have a new position for an environmental scientist to join the existing Wheal Jane Consultancy team to assist in managing the current workload and increase our market share. The role is primarily to take the lead on site investigations, predominantly in the residential sector. The role comes with a competitive salary and benefits package.

Wheal Jane Consultancy is part of the Wheal Jane Group and offers a range of consultancy services, including mine searches, site investigations, mundic analysis and environmental surveys. The company has a well-established reputation and client base, resulting in repeat business.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

    • Design, implement and supervise ground investigations
    • Produce environmental interpretive reports and risk assessments
    • Undertake phase 1 desktop studies
    • Management of all site investigations
    • Trial pitting
    • Gas monitoring

Skills and Experience

    • A degree in a relevant environmental science/engineering discipline
    • 3+ years’ practical experience within a UK consultancy
    • Experience in remediation of contaminated land
    • Good knowledge of current governing standards
    • Good negotiation skills and commercial awareness
    • Ability to work closely with in-house staff and external clients
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Good organisational skills and attention to detail
    • Good written and oral communication skills
    • Self-motivated with the ability to work alone and within a team
    • Driving licence holder


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