Graduate / Trainee Environmental Emissions Monitoring Engineer

Posted 07/06/2022 by Cirrus Environmental Solutions Ltd

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NE35, Boldon Colliery, South Tyneside
£22,000 - £26,000/annum Competitive Salary and Pension


Due to continued growth, Cirrus Environmental Solutions Ltd are seeking to recruit a Graduate / Trainee to join our dynamic team as an Environmental Emissions Monitoring Engineer. No previous experience is necessary as full training will be given.

This post can offer fast career progression, through a formal training framework. The successful candidate will work through the Environment Agency's MCerts Qualifications in Stack Emission Monitoring. A pay increment is associated with every successful examination completion.

The vast majority of our work is in the North East of England, therefore the ideal candidate should be based in this area or willing to relocate.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and calibration of environmental monitoring equipment
  • Driving to clients’ sites
  • Completion of risk assessments and clients’ inductions
  • Setting up equipment at sampling locations (these can be outdoors and at height)
  • Assist in the operation of manual and instrumental analysers to determine concentrations of pollutants in stack gases
  • Collection of supporting production data from client
  • Communicate clearly with clients, environmental regulators and colleagues
  • Labelling and shipping of collected samples to external laboratories
  • Working in line with our UKAS / MCerts accredited quality management system

Skills / Qualifications:

  • A keen interest in environmental regulation / monitoring and industrial processes
  • A full driving license is essential as travel, including overnight stays, will be required on occasion
  • A good level of education such as A-Levels minimum / BSc Environmental Science / Chemistry
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors and at heights; this role can be physically strenuous and mentally challenging
  • Good team player with a positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Confident with Microsoft Excel

 In Return We Offer:

  • A competitive salary and pension scheme
  • 24 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Employee benefits scheme
  • Annual team building events and challenge days
  • An excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to forge a rewarding career in the environmental monitoring sector

Who we are

Established in 2005, Cirrus is a leading UKAS and MCERTS accredited Environmental Monitoring and Occupational Hygiene Consultancy. Our missions is to deliver a comprehensive range of professional, high quality monitoring, testing, inspection and technical consultancy services throughout the UK and Europe.

We work in partnership with our clients and offer innovative and cost-effective monitoring and consultancy services designed to ensure they operate within the regulatory frameworks set by the HSE, Local Government and the Environment Agency.

Visit our website for more information.

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