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Environment Assistant

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Dates that interviews will take place
week commencing 15th June 2020
Salary to be Advertised
From £22,121 plus van, bonus, pension
Summary of vacancy

Do you have experience in environmental science and good all round maintenance skills in the waste management industry, ideally including landfill?

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role. Your work will help us deliver innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for water and waste management. You will get a chance to help us preserve and restore our planet’s natural capital for future generations. It’s a career that’s not only exciting, but full of opportunities as well as professional and personal fulfilment.


About the role

What will I be doing?

Reporting to the Senior Aftercare Planner, the Environment Assistant will be responsible for carrying out environmental monitoring and reporting, undertaking maintenance and operation of landfill site control systems and the recording of environmental/operational monitoring data. The candidate will also be responsible for the compliance and observance of site Environmental Permits whilst operating and observing the SUEZ policies and procedures and Health and Safety Policy.  The successful candidate will work within the Operations Department of Landfill Energy and with close collaboration with the Operations Managers and fellow team members.

The role will involve the monitoring and operation of landfill site systems including landfill gas, leachate, groundwater, surface water and other parameters, as required by the individual Environmental Permits for a wide range of operational and non-operational restored landfill sites.

The range of duties will also include some administrative tasks including measuring and recording site data, producing reports, assisting in the implementation of monitoring management plans, updating records, interpreting analysis reports and assisting in specialist project work.

What are the requirements?

Applicants must be able to demonstrate initiative and, when required, be able to work alone. As part of a wider team the successful candidate must have good communication skills and with the ability to pay particular attention to detail and be willing to undertake additional training to acquire new skills when required.

Applicants must be able to work reasonably flexible working hours as required by the business, including some travel to other regions to support other colleagues as required.

Applicants should ideally have an Environmental Science qualification or similar as well as good numeracy and writing skills.

Applicants must have a full UK driving licence and be computer literate.

Experience of landfill sites is desirable but not essential as training will be given.

*Please note the internal Job title for this position is "Aftercare Operative"*

Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the globe is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world. Over 90,000 likeminded people worldwide makes for an incredible team, where collaboration and trust are part of the way we work. With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all. 

*No agencies please*

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