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Environmental Scientist (Forensic Engineering)

£50000 - £60000 per annum

Environmental Scientist (Forensic Engineering)

Location: London

Package: £50k - £60k inc Bonus & Car Allowance

Further Package: Life Insurance, Private Medical Insurance, Permanent Health Insurance, 25 Holiday days

Are you a degree educated Microbiologist with a keen interest in contamination assessment, forensic investigation and applying scientific methods to the investigation of environmental and contamination events?

We have a great career progression opportunity for a Forensic Environmental Scientist to be trained by Experts in Forensic Investigation. This career opportunity is rewarding, extremely challenging and a unique proposition for those who thrive on technically focused work. You will learn from the experts within the Forensic Engineering industry.

The Company

My client is very well established in providing a wide range of forensic investigation services and root cause analysis for the insurance and risk management industries as well as the legal profession. They have offices in the UK and overseas with experienced scientists and engineers undertaking investigations worldwide.

The Role

As a Forensic Environmental Scientist, you will use your skills and knowledge of chemistry and geology to investigate contamination events and determine their origins.

Undertaking forensic investigations and assessments of the following kind;

  • Post-fire

  • Post-flood

  • Leakage of water, oil or chemicals

  • Land contamination

  • Asbestos

  • Mould Spores

You will use both your academic and practical experience to enable you to collect samples on-site, analyse in the laboratory and assess the geology of a particular site and surrounding areas to determine how chemical contaminants/pollutants may have migrated through the environment, and where they came from.

About You

We are looking for someone with a good honours degree in either chemistry, biochemistry or microbiology and a successful postdoctoral research program in a relatable field. As a Chartered Chemist or Environmentalist you will be looking for an opportunity that allows you to be detail-oriented and to produce reports based on your technical findings explaining how you investigated the process, which samples were tested, how they were tested, the reliability of those tests, what the results were and why they're relevant. A broad knowledge of peripheral sciences like chemistry, toxicology, serology and physical science will help you succeed in this role.

Interested? Here are your three options:

1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let's talk through your experience. Ask for Sharika Sacranie, Technical Account Manager on 0116 254 5411 between 8am - 5.30pm

2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to me get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know.

3. "I'm interested but need to know more about what this job can offer me" email with your CV and questions and I will reply with more detail.

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