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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST POSITION

 

Date Listed: 09 December 2021

Closing date: 31 May 2022

Address: Pretoria

Job Type: Full time, permanent position

Salary: GPT salary structure

Start date: 01 March 2022 or as soon as possible

GPT requires the services of an Environmental Scientist to be stationed at the Pretoria office.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

Business aspects:

– Effectively follow strategies developed by management to reach targets and ensure productive hours are achieved

– Prepare accurate budgets and monitor progress to ensure projects completed within budget and allocated professional time

– Ensure work quality meets and exceeds client expectations

– Plan and designate project resources within timeframes

– Keep stakeholders informed during the entire project, from kick-off to completion

– Ensure GPT and client SHEQ strategies implemented across unit

– Manage change if and when change arisen using both client’s and GPT’s management of change procedures

 

Professional aspects:

– Groundwater assessments and monitoring – more complex projects can have appropriate teams from other offices involved

– Capture environmental data and provide reliable interpretation of field data to formulate conceptual site model, with proof of originality, clear insight, and depth of understanding

– Plan and lead fieldwork. Able to perform field investigations and data evaluation including construction of basic conceptual models

– Prepare proposals for all routine types of work for regular clients

-Attend client meetings in support of Professional, assist with compilation of presentations to clients, attend public participation meetings

– Writing and reviewing of scientific reports ranging from basic to medium level reports for contaminated land assessments

– Assisting with execution of site assessment and remediation activities at contaminated sites

– Investigate and assess contamination levels and remediation options at a variety of chemical and petrochemical sites

 

Qualification and minimum requirements:

– Proven track record of budgeting, managing subcontractors and completing projects profitably

– Experience in environmental consulting, client interaction and dealing with clients directly

– Experience in the writing of scientific reports is a prerequisite

– Honours Degree in Geology / Hydrogeology / Environmental Science with 2 years’ experience in petroleum hydrocarbon contamination assessments

– Preference will be given to a registered professional scientist (earth sciences)

 

Inherent requirements of the job:

– Ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organisation

– Ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying attention to detail

– Excellent verbal and written communication and technical writing skills

– Be able to work under pressure

– Ability to work independently (with minimal supervision) and to manage a team

– Planning, organising and execution

– Be motivated to succeed financially

 

To apply submit your CV to cv@gptglobal.com. If we do not contact you within 14 days your application was unsuccessful.

SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST POSITION

Date Listed: 10 May 2021

Closing date: 31 May 2022

Address: Pretoria

Job Type: Full time, permanent position

Salary: GPT salary structure

Start date: As soon as possible                                                                            

 

GPT requires the services of a Senior Scientist to be stationed at the Pretoria office.

 

Essential skills

Business aspects:

  • Effectively follow strategies developed by management to reach targets and ensure productive hours are achieved
  • Prepare accurate budgets and monitored progress to ensure projects completed within budget and allocated professional time
  • Ensure work quality meets and exceeds client expectations
  • Plan and designate project resources within timeframes
  • Keep stakeholders informed during the entire project, from kick-off to completion
  • Ensure GPT and client SHEQ strategies implemented across unit
  • Manage change if and when change arisen using both client’s and GPT’s management of change procedures

Professional aspects:

  • Groundwater assessments and monitoring – more complex projects can have appropriate teams from other offices involved
  • Provide reliable interpretation of complex field data to formulate conceptual site model, with proof of originality, clear insight, and depth of understanding
  • Plan and review fieldwork on complex projects, including remediation sites, emergency call-outs, problem identification and rectification.
  • Prepare proposals for all routine types of work for any client, prepared technical input and costing for tenders
  • Serve as senior technical leader of environmental projects of medium to large scope and complexity, take part in strategy development – substantial technical expertise
  • Writing and reviewing of scientific reports ranging from medium to higher level reports for contaminated land assessments – display an authoritative coverage and interpretation of the field data and well able to defend scientific principles
  • Assisting with execution of site assessment and remediation activities at contaminated sites
  • Investigate and assess contamination levels and remediation options at a variety of chemical and petrochemical sites

Qualification and minimum requirements:

  • Experience in the writing of scientific reports is a pre-requisite
  • Honours Degree in Geology / Hydrogeology / Environmental Science with 5 years’ experience in petroleum hydrocarbon contamination assessments
  • Preference will be given to a registered professional scientist (earth sciences)
  • Experience in environmental consulting, client interaction and dealing with clients directly
  • Proven track record of budgeting, managing subcontractors and completing projects profitably
  • Provide credible references

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and technical writing skills
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Ability to work independently (with minimal supervision) and to manage a team
  • Planning, organising and execution
  • Be motivated to succeed financially

 

To apply submit your CV to cv@gptglobal.com. If we do not contact you within 14 days your application was unsuccessful.

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