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Join our team and let us help to shape your future

We believe that our team is the backbone of our business success. As we continue to grow, we are always looking for qualified, skilled and driven people to join us. As part of The LK Group, you will work with a team of talented and passionate individuals, with the experience and skills to help you grow and shape your future.

Our roles are varied and include scientists, consultancy professionals, apprentices, skilled site personnel, support roles and technical specialists. Whether you are looking for your first opportunity, or continuing your career, we can offer you a long-term, progressive career structure.

The LK Group is an equal opportunity employer and proud of a workforce comprising of 50 percent women.

Operations Assistant

About the Job

Due to the recent increase in workload, we are seeking a reliable, self-motivated individual for the position of Operations Assistant reporting to the Operations Manager.

Previous office or administration experience would be useful but not essential to the role but will need to have excellent communication and organisational skills.

Location: Our Head Office, based in Radcliffe, Manchester.

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The LK Group is a multi-disciplinary Environmental and Management Consultancy with three offices around the country.  We provide a tailored and bespoke service for our clients and believe that our unique approach to business positions us ahead of our competitors.  This makes the LK Group a successful environmental and management company, providing services to the property and development industry throughout the UK

THE LK GROUP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

To apply for this opportunity please send a cover letter and your CV to A.Gorozdy@thelkgroup.com

Duties (after training) will include:

  • Ordering data from external sources
  • Assisting in the planning, organisation, and scheduling of site work
  • Liaison with subcontractors
  • Arranging delivery and collections to sites
  • Co-ordinate and maintain daily schedules
  • Record upkeep
  • Other duties which assist in the day-to-day running of the department

Any candidate must be able to demonstrate the following abilities:

  • Work well within a team and with other colleagues / sub-contractors
  • Plan works, arrange and manage plant, machinery, and labour
  • Good communicator in written and verbal skills
  • Good computer skills in all Microsoft applications
  • Problem solver and lateral thinker
  • Maintain relationships with subcontractors

Geo-environmental Engineer

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Geo-environmental Scientist/Consultant to join our Swindon office. This is a challenging role that will see you deliver innovative and effective technical solutions to both internal and external clients.

Location: Remote working, with office attendance at our Swindon Office.

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The LK Group are a 20 year-established, multi-disciplinary geoenvironmental and engineering consultancy/specialist contractor, with five offices nationally.

The LK Group have decades of technical expertise behind us (including ex-local authority regulators among our team), and we deliver a range of in-house consultancy services to get schemes moving forward. We provide accurate site investigation and remediation strategies, interrogate reports by others, de-risk sites and save their clients money.

We are highly active in the residential, commercial and infrastructure development markets and have a diverse portfolio of clients across both the public and private sectors.

THE LK GROUP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We can proudly announce that 50% of our workforce are women.

To apply for this opportunity please send a cover letter and your CV to a.gorozdy@thelkgroup.com

You will be part of our established team of Geotechnical and Contaminated Land experts, assisting in delivering successful projects. Your role will also be supported across our business, with skilled resources from all our other departments.

This is an ideal opportunity to develop your skills in a fast-growing small to medium-sized company and provide added value to the existing team.

The successful candidate will have an excellent academic background with relevant degree qualifications. Experience in the contaminated land industry would be preferred.

What you will be doing:

  • Phase 1 desk studies
  • Phase 2 site investigations
  • Gas and groundwater monitoring
  • Site work to include collection of soils and groundwater samples for laboratory testing and logging of geological material
  • Working within a project team playing a key role in a wide variety of environmental projects
  • Technical writing and input into environmental reports
  • Client liaison
  • Flexibility to work on sites across the whole of the UK

Key abilities for you to demonstrate:

  • Work well within a team and with other colleagues/sub-contractors
  • Plan works, arrange and manage site investigation
  • Availability and willingness to work away from home
  • Experience of undertaking site investigations
  • Good communicator with written and verbal skills
  • Good computer skills including use of Microsoft applications
  • Problem solver and lateral thinker
  • Full UK driving licence 

Company benefits:

  • Pension scheme
  • Free access to BUPA mental wellbeing programme
  • Professional and technical development opportunities

Flood Risk Analyst/Hydraulic Modeller

Due to the recent increase in workload, we are seeking a reliable self-motivated individual for the position of Flood Risk Analyst/Hydraulic Modeller.

Location: Remote working, with office attendance at our Head Office, based in Radcliffe, Manchester.

UK driving licence essential

Salary dependant on experience

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The LK Group are a 20 year-established, multi-disciplinary geoenvironmental and engineering consultancy/specialist contractor, with four offices nationally.

The LK Group have decades of technical expertise behind us (including ex-local authority regulators among our team), and we deliver a range of in-house consultancy services to get schemes moving forward. We provide accurate site investigation and remediation strategies, interrogate reports by others, de-risk sites and save their clients money.

THE LK GROUP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

To apply for this opportunity please send a cover letter and your CV to A.Gorozdy@thelkgroup.com

This exciting role will involve supporting and completing varied hydrological, surface water, flood risk and hydraulic modelling projects for our clients of consultancies, private sector clients, local authorities, water companies and private developers.

Experience required:

  • MSc and/or BSc in Hydrology, Environmental Management or Civil Engineering or HND in Environment, Civil Engineering or Hydrology
  • 2yrs+ working experience.
  • Experience working for a UK based consultancy or local authority specialising in flood risk assessment and hydraulic modelling using flood modeller, WINFAP4, REFH2 and HEC-RAS.
  • Modelling specialist authority completing 1D and 2D modelling of watercourses.
  • Flood risk assessments and flood risk reports.
  • Sustainable drainage systems and srategies.
  • Drainage design using AutoCAD and hydraulic design software.

Responsibilities:

  • Project management.
  • Mentoring of junior staff members.
  • Develop new business opportunities.
  • Undertake and support initial assessments and engineering investigations.
  • Identify solutions and involvement in design development.
  • Working with a team of specialists to develop innovative, sustainable, and efficient solutions to programme and budget.
  • Actively promote our integrated team working ethic.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Working across the business umbrella to share information and develop ideas.

Technical work:

  • Flood risk assessments for planning applications.
  • Flood estimation using ReFH2.
  • Hydrological assessments and hydraulic modelling.
  • Model build and verification using flood modeller and HEC-RAS.
  • Hydraulic modelling of watercourses as part of flood risk assessments for planning applications.
  • Surface water management plans, drainage impact assessments, drainage strategy and details SuDS design using AutoCAD and/or hydraulic software.

Get in touch today

We have offices throughout the UK.

What our clients say

“Excellent service and, importantly, very pragmatic. One of the best consultancies I work with.”

Andrew Leyssens
Developer Services and Planning – Business Operations, United Utilities

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