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VertaseFLI is one of the most respected technically qualified remediation contractors in the UK undertaking a wide and diverse range of projects across the UK.  Our people are our most important asset and together we strive to provide and unrivalled service for our clients and to meet and exceed the needs and aspirations of our employees.  With teams in the South West, Northwest, East Midlands and North London and projects from Cornwall to the Shetlands, Belfast to Essex you can be sure we will be in an office or on a site somewhere near you.  The company is accredited to ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 14001: 2015 and ISO 45001: 2018 offering a highly professional and high quality service to our clients via our professional and diverse teams.    

We offer support and development in your career regardless of whether you are in an operational role in the field or a technical role in the office offering opportunities to develop your career. We will look to both challenge you and be challenged back!  If you think you have what it takes and want to join a diverse and growing business contact us directly. 

Technical Specialist – July 2020  -CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 31st JULY 2020

Do you have expertise in the environmental sciences, geosciences, environmental engineering or contaminated land? Do you have experience in the land remediation industry and looking for a new and exciting challenge to work within a team, providing technical support to some of the UK’s largest, most challenging land and groundwater remediation projects?

Vertase FLI is one of the largest and most respected technically qualified remediation contractors in the UK working on a diverse range of remediation, earthworks and civil engineering projects. We are looking for a Technical Specialist to join our team.

The successful candidate will perform in a supporting role to our tendering and project delivery teams. The role shall require knowledge of the wide range of technical issues underpinning remediation options appraisal, remediation strategy design, strategy implementation and verification. A good experience of the legislative drivers of the UK land remediation industry and a good knowledge of UK waste regulations as appropriate to remediation is expected. A good knowledge of risk assessment for land contamination is also desirable.

Working in a supporting tole to our tendering and project delivery teams, your key responsibilities can be summarised as follows:

  • Supporting tenders by reviewing third party information to aid scoping and to identify risks/opportunities;
  • Supporting remediation strategy design including preparing method statements, implementation plans, earthworks specifications and supporting laboratory feasibility trials;
  • Supporting project delivery teams with the preparation of pre-start documentation and obtaining necessary licenses, approvals, permits and consents – including the preparation of Materials Management Plans in accordance with the CL:AIRE DoWCoP;
  • Supporting project delivery teams with technical challenges during remediation implementation and verification, including Regulatory liaison to support project close out where required;
  • Mentoring junior staff or indeed others in the business with a desire to learn technical skills.

The job role is predominantly based from an office, however the candidate would be expected to attend site and support site-based activities as required by the business. Site-based activities could include site investigation, sampling and general acquisition of technical data.

The successful candidate will ideally posses a number of personal attributes including, but not necessarily limited to, the following:

  • A positive ‘can do’ attitude towards all challenges;
  • Open minded with an ability to see multiple perspectives;
  • Critical thinking with an ability to recognise limitations in technical guidance;
  • Meticulous attention to detail;
  • Confidence in own ability;
  • An ability and desire to learn new technical skills in short time periods;
  • Good communication skills.

A working knowledge of using MS office software, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint is essential. An ability and desire to learn to use additional software as appropriate to the role is expected.

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience; benefits include holidays, non contributory pension scheme, medical scheme, and fantastic training/ development opportunities. 

If you have any queries about the role or would like an informal chat, please contact Rebecca Weller on 01275 397600 or forward your CV and a covering letter/email to:

Rebecca Weller, HR Manager

VertaseFLI Limited, Number One, Middlebridge Business Park, Bristol Road, Portishead, BS20 6PN.

E: T: 01275 397600


Rebecca Weller (, 01275 397624 or 07929 373142 is always available to discuss opportunities that are right for you.

We are part of a larger group of companies with opportunities in Remediation, Environment, Water and Geosynthetics with offices and projects in the UK, Ireland, France and further afield so your career development could go further than you might think. 


VertaseFLI is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate against job applicants either directly or indirectly on the grounds of race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religious belief, political opinion or affiliation, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, age or disability.