Environmental Technician Role - Kent

Monitoring Technician
Company Background
FCC Environment (FCC Environment is the trading name for FCC Environment
(UK) Limited and FCC Environment Services (UK) Limited) is a leading UK waste
and resource management company, which is part of a global group with a
strong heritage in providing services for communities and businesses. Our vision
is to be the environmental company of choice, delivering change for a
sustainable future.
FCC Environment’s core business centers on collection, resource recovery and
renewable energy providing services for local authorities and commercial
customers. To make our skills and expertise easily accessible to our customers,
our business is grouped into five core services:
Municipal services – household waste collection, street cleansing, parks
and gardens maintenance.
Business waste solutions – waste collection and recycling services for
small and large companies.
Recycling – material recycling facilities, household waste recycling
Green energy – recovery of energy from waste.
Waste Processing – industrial waste treatment, hazardous wastes and
landfill disposal.
We operate over 200 facilities in England, Scotland and Wales and employ
around 2,500 employees. We recycle 1.2 million tonnes of waste each year.
FCC Environment is part of the FCC Group which is a leading international
infrastructure, environmental services and green energy company present in
more than 50 countries with 90,000 employees.
Role Purpose
To carry out and manage all environmental monitoring in an efficient and safe
manner in compliance with the company’s duty of care, permit and any other
environmental and safety requirements.
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To ensure that leachate is managed and controlled in an efficient, safe and cost
effective manner in compliance with the Company’s duty of care, permit,
environmental and safety requirements.
Key Responsibilities
• To undertake all environmental monitoring including (but not limited to) gas,
water, and leachate, in accordance with an approved work schedule, reflecting
the company’s Health and Safety requirements, permit and any other
environmental requirements.
• Manage all environmental monitoring data, to include the use of MP5 database.
Validate laboratory analysis data and liaise with laboratory to ensure effective
performance of the contract.
• To support the Site Environment Manager with the production of factual
environmental reports for the regulator to the requirements and timescales of the
site permits.
• Ensure breaches of assessment, control and trigger levels are reported to the
Site Environment Manager in a timely manner.
• Monitor and where necessary maintain environmental control systems
(including leachate).
• Supervise contractors involved in the installation of environmental
• Maintain company equipment ensuring all is calibrated to manufacturer
• Maintain all environmental and leachate infrastructure ensuring it is fit for
• Have input into special projects as required, such as pump tests and site
• Support regional and site staff in the development of remedial strategies based
upon issues indicated by monitoring programmes.
• Undertake all reporting in accordance with the group standards and permit
• Continually seek improvements to environmental compliance.
• Implementation of DSEAR compliance practices.
• Awareness of Emergency and other safety procedures.
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• Conduct and report site environmental inspections.
• Support Regional and Site Environment Manager with any other work.
Qualifications and Experience (preferred)
• Preferably educated to degree level, but not essential, ideally have a proven
track record in an environmental role, although not essential as training will be
• Comfortable with working outdoors.
• Full driving license (company vehicle provided with the role).
• Computer literate.
• Methodical and analytical, with good communication skills.
Other Information
Location – Norwood, Kent.
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