Geo-Environmental Engineer

We are looking to recruit an experienced Geo-Environmental Engineer to work within our Gas Protection Division, based at our head office in Blackburn.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the external verification surveyors;
  • Set up and manage internal management and QA/QC procedures;
  • Produce gas protection verification plans; and 
  • Collate field surveys and produce gas protection validation reports.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of permanent gas and vapour intrusion risk assessments;
  • Knowledge of permanent gas and vapour intrusion remediation strategies; 
  • A good understanding of building construction processes (both residential and commercial / industrial structures); and
  • Involvement in the detailed design of gas protection systems, including ventilation calculations and the preparation of design reports in accordance with BS8485:2015+A1:2019.

Reporting to the Managing Director you will also input into the strategic development of the company, which has seen year on year growth since its incorporation 12 years ago. The company is looking to further expand and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop the internal team.


The candidate should have a minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior role within the contaminated land sector and have a degree level qualification in a related Earth Science (Geology, Geotechnical Engineering etc.).  The candidate should ideally be Chartered with the Geological Society (or working towards CGeol status).  Being a Registered or Fully Accredited Risk Assessor for Permanent Gases and/or Vapour Intrusion with the Society of Brownfield Risk Assessment (SoBRA) would also be highly valued.  


In return we can offer a competitive salary, company car (or equivalent allowance), full private health care (including spouse/partner) and company pension.


This role would suit a highly organised and motivated individual who is looking to be part of an established and well regarded company which is looking to grow.  The company promotes equal opportunities and would be pleased to discuss flexible working arrangements with the correct candidate.  


If you are interested in this opportunity then please email with a C.V. and salary expectations or alternatively for a confidential chat please call 01254 942000 and press option 1 and ask for Mick Corban.




Contact Us

MEC Environmental Ltd

Unit 2

Blackburn Technology Centre

Challenge Way

Greenbank Technology Park



Tel: 01254 942000


Company No. 06986903


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