Service Care Solutions Ltd

Waste Engineer

A Local Authority based in Derbyshire is looking for an Engineer to join their Waste Management team.

This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate will have a full relevant Engineering qualification, extensive experience with Waste Management projects and ideally experience in a similar local authority role.


The main purpose of the role is to manage contracts for waste management services and infrastructure and to prepare contract documents and reports.

To ensure former landfill sites are managed in accordance with best practice guidance and legislative requirements



The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following;


A degree or equivalent in Engineering, Environmental Sciences or related subject with appropriate relevant post qualification experience


Technical, analytical and practical problem solving relative to waste management and associated civil engineering work


Ability to manage technical and financial aspects of contracts in conjunction with colleagues, partner


organisations and contractors


Recent preparation of contract documents, contract management and site supervision of engineering and/or waste management contracts and infrastructure projects


Experience in the management and maintenance of landfill gas and leachate control systems in compliance with best practice and legislative requirements



The main responsibilities associated with the role are as follows;


Understand contracts and procurement within the waste management sector


Manage and have an understanding of household waste recycling centres and transfer stations


Manage and have an understanding of operational issues of household waste recycling centres and transfer stations


Understanding of legislation around waste management


Manage and process complaints


Interpret and write reports


Manage the planning, organisation and delivery of projects and programmes of work to ensure they are delivered on time and on budget


Ensuring the risk of environmental pollution from closed landfill sites is minimised by designing, managing and maintaining waste control systems for landfill gas and leachate in full compliance with Environment Agency guidance, practice and legislative requirements.


Commission and supervise investigations and studies by consultants into technical and safety aspects of closed landfill sites and other waste infrastructure to ensure the environmental safety of the sites.


Interpret and implement new and developing legislation, policies and procedures to ensure services and projects are delivered safely and effectively with continuous improvement.



The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering an hourly rate of £22 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (Approx.

£555 p/week NET after deductions).

If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to jamal.cantwell@servicecare.org.uk or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967 .


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