Consultant - Contaminated Site Management (Associate Level) Flanders

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Loopt af op: 31/05/2023

Consultant - Contaminated Site Management (Associate Level) Flanders

ERM is looking for a driven, hands-on Consultant to join the Liability Portfolio Management and Remediation (LPMR) team in Antwerp (or Brussels) as well as benefit from remote or flexible working options.

The opportunity to shape a sustainable future with world's leading organization

Join us and you will work for a company that is truly committed to sustainability. We are highly rated for our commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2025 and our colleagues have been working tireless to innovate our services offering throughout the years.

You will manage interesting site investigation, risk assessment and complex soil remediation projects throughout Belgium/ the Netherlands and possibly abroad, for ERM global and regional key clients. This is an opportunity for a consultant looking to further their career in a leading global environmental, social and sustainability consulting firm.

Diverse & Inclusive Culture

ERM has enduring values, which are fundamental to our business conduct. We are passionate about our people, their safety, well-being and development. ERMers take accountability, are client focused, and collaborate willingly with colleagues across geographies. 

Being a successful, sustainable business also goes hand in hand with leading on diversity, equality and inclusion.

The role

As a Consultant you will work on a range of topics and develop relevant solutions for the clients, work in collaboration with other (senior) consultants and partners in international teams to deliver contaminated site management projects from the investigation until the remediation phase.

Responsabilities & tasks

  • Conduct environmental fieldwork ambient air and soil gas sampling; oversee subcontractors during soil drilling and installation, operations and maintenance of remediation systems.

  • Scope areas include Phase I and Phase II environmental assessments, vapour intrusion investigation, remediation feasibility studies and pilot testing, preparation of remedial action plans, bid documents and technical specifications, implementation of full-scale remediation projects. The project sites we work on are typically active facilities or legacy sites for clients in oil and gas, chemical manufacturing and other industries, as well as Brownfields.

  • Coordinate laboratory services and interpret / visualize environmental data.

  • Draft technical reports, recommend appropriate actions to ensure the client’s objectives are met and comply with all regulations.

  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and meeting the client’s objectives.

  • Communicate with all project stakeholders (peers, clients, managers, subcontractors, regulators, …).

  • Perform health and safety planning and oversight: ensure safety of oneself and team members during project operations.

Role requirements:

  • BSc or MSc degree in an environmental discipline such as bio-engineering, earth sciences, environmental sciences, physical geography, hydrology/hydrogeology, geology, geochemistry, chemistry, civil engineering or similar.

  • Previous experience as an environmental consultant or managing projects as a remediation contractor.

  • Highly proficient in Dutch and English (written and spoken), French is a plus or mandatory for the Brussels office.

  • Driven, eager-to-learn, open communicator, proactive in tackling problems and providing solutions.

  • Thrives in a collaborative working environment but is also able to work independently.

  • Effective written and verbal communication, organization and analytical skills.

  • High appreciation and understanding of Health & Safety requirements while undertaking environmental field works, including following established Health & Safety protocols.

  • Has working knowledge of the Flemish contaminated land legislation and of soil and groundwater remediation techniques; is eager to stay on top of latest developments in field of expertise!

  • Is willing to travel for work from time to time (typically <5 consecutive nights).

  • Has a driving license B.

To Apply  

Consultant - Contaminated Site Management (Associate Level) Flanders (

ERM: Environmental Resources Management
Cantersteen 47
1000 Brussel
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