Remediation Site Operative Job in Sittingbourne, Kent at Ecologia Environmental Solutions

England, Kent, Sittingbourne, Full Time £15k - £20k

Ecologia Environmental Solutions Ltd part of the RSK Group Ltd is a multi-disciplinary, specialist contaminated land consultant/contractor that provides advice and undertakes site investigation and remediation projects across the UK and Europe.  We now have an opportunity for a Remediation Site Operative to join our busy team based in Sittingbourne. Kent.

The work involves an interesting mix of site-based work, with additional office and workshop-based duties and a requires an adaptable approach to assist with urgent response situations. The candidate will primarily support our work in our Environmental Claims division, dealing with land-based oil spills and other incidents.  Working within a small team, candidates will be required to assist in the response to pollution incidents, remediation of oil spills, investigation and remediation of contaminated land.

Site duties will include

·        Assisting with emergency oil spill response including installation of absorption booms, pumps, extraction fans and venturie aeration systems

·        Supervise excavations

·        Prepare & send samples to accredited laboratories

·        Undertake remediation site inspections

·        Liaise with contractors

·        Ensure compliance with Health and Safety Procedures

·        Provide feedback to the Project Manager from site

·        Assisting with site investigations

·        Soil and Groundwater sampling

·        Operate scientific equipment

Office based duties

·        Assist with maintenance and cleaning of yard, vehicles, stores and equipment,

Skills/Experience

The successful candidate could come from a range of different backgrounds; our key requirement is for a confident, personable, physically fit and practical individual with a flexible attitude to work.

·        The ability to work outdoors as an effective member of a team and on your own initiative.

·        CSCS card is desirable, but can be obtained while employed.

·        An NVQ or City + Guilts in a mechanical, electrical or engineering subject is desirable, but not essential

·        A qualification of an environmental/landscaping or construction-related subject is desirable, but not essential

·        Good communication and problem-solving skills are essential

·        A basic ability to use common computer software (Word, Excel) is required

·        The position will require willingness to travel across the South East and at times, further afield

·        A full and valid UK/EC driving license is essential

·        Must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area.

Salary and benefits

·        £19,000 – £22,000 dependent on experience

·        Contributory Pension Scheme

·        A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, Healthshield cash plan, payroll giving and cycle-to-work scheme

·        Training and Development

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that is consistently below the industry average.  Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees.  When joining, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals.  We strive to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.

Please forward your CV to [email protected] and use Remediation Site Operative in the subject line for easy access to your application.   Closing date is 30 July 2021 and we will only communicate with short-listed candidates.


Ecologia Environmental Solutions Ltd part of the RSK Group Ltd is a multi-disciplinary, specialist contaminated land consultant/contractor that provides advice and undertakes site investigation and remediation projects across the UK and Europe.  We now have an opportunity for a Remediation Site Operative to join our busy team based in Sittingbourne. Kent.

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