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Contaminated Land (Brownfield) Consultant

  • Job reference: GU0000021
  • Sector: Environment
  • Location: Bangalore
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Why not...

Atkins, part of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is one of the worlds’ leading engineering design consultancies. We have the breadth and depth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time critical infrastructure projects. As a provider of multi-discipline technical services, Atkins is committed to design excellence and delivery of first class solutions which combine innovation, imagination, and best practice.

We currently have an opportunity for a Land Contamination Consultant to join the Atkins Global Design Centre in Bangalore, India Contaminated Land and Hydrogeology Practice. The work involves UK and International projects being delivered by Atkins across a range of exciting market sectors, including the development of Cities, Mass Transit and Energy infrastructure. 

We are looking for an individual with proven experience in background studies, site investigation, chemical assessment and quantitative risk assessment relating to land contamination and brownfield regeneration, to join our reputable Environment team and support an expanding project workload and client base.



  • Organisation, collation and assessment of desk-based information as part of Phase 1 Desk Studies.
  • Assisting in designing or able to design (then organise) environmental/geo-environmental site investigations, including soil sampling and ground gas/vapour/leachate/groundwater and surface water monitoring/sampling.
  • Compliance with Health and Safety Policies and Procedures, including preparation of H&S Plans for site investigation and managing health and safety on site.
  • Preparing Method Statements, Specifications and Drawings.
  • Digital Data Management and sample scheduling, data transfer and statistics.
  • Developing conceptual site models and carrying out qualitative and semi--quantitative risk assessments for human health, surface and groundwater and property receptors under UK good practice guidance.
  • Factual and Interpretative Reporting.
  • Scheduling and managing work to acceptable quality, on time and to budget.
  • Developing own competence and maintain CPD necessary to fulfil the responsibilities of the role, with support from the business on own training and development needs
  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering or science subject (e.g. geology, chemistry, environmental science, geotechnics, hydrogeology).
  • Be actively working toward chartership with a relevant professional body.
Mandatory Requirements
  • 3-5 years’ experience in conducting Phase I Site Assessment and Phase 2 intrusive Site Investigation, with experience of a range of Site investigation techniques, preferably some experience of field based work.  
  • Demonstrate good, relevant land contamination/brownfield land experience in Phase 1 Desk Studies
Desirable Requirements:
  • Knowledge and technical understanding of conceptual site models and generic level risk assessments for controlled waters (in the UK, surface water and groundwater) and human health;
  • Able to produce factual and interpretative reports including generic qualitative/ quantitative risk assessment for controlled waters, human health and property receptors.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant USEPA ASTM E1527/1528 & ASTM E1903 or UK codes of practice (e.g. CLR11) and industry standards (e.g. CIRIA C665) and have broad understanding of environmental legislation (e.g. Part 2A Environmental Protection Act, 1990).
  • Knowledge of groundwater modelling software would be an advantage.



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