Principal Environmental Consultant

Principal Environmental Consultant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Principal Environmental Consultant to join our team.


  • Experience of the design of remediation systems and their implementation and validation;
  • Scoping and preparing Phase 1 and Phase 2 reporting;
  • Preparing environmental baseline conditions reports;
  • Provide mentoring to more junior members of the team;
  • Managing project delivery of internal teams and appointed sub-contractors;
  • Liaison with contaminated land assessment teams across the UK, Europe and globally where specific expertise is required;
  • Provide decisive proactive advice to clients on land contamination risks;
  • Preparation of Health and Safety plans in accordance with the CDM 2015 regulations;
  • Working as part of integrated multi-disciplinary teams (including geotechnics, civils, structures);
  • Preparing and agreeing proposals for works scopes in direct liaison with key clients;
  • Being familiar with quality management systems and ensure its effective implementation by the team for all projects and proposals.


  • Membership of a relevant professional organisation (e.g. Geological Society, CIWEM, ICE);
  • Degree or master’s degree or PhD in a relevant subject (e.g. environmental science; geology; environmental engineering).

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