Assistant Environmental & Chemistry Officer

5 August 2022
£25,000 - £30,000 / year
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Job Description

JOB TITLE:  Assistant Environmental & Chemistry Officer / Laboratory Technician

COMMUTABLE FROM:  Ashington, Morpeth, Bedlington, Blyth, Red Row, Whitely Bay, Newcastle, Amble, Rothbury, Hexam, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear


  • £25,000 – £30,000 DOE
  • Bonus
  • Company pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance – single cover
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 BH
  • 37.5 hours per week (Mon – Fri)
  • Employee Wellbeing and benefits platform

COMPANY INFORMATION: My client is a UK Division of a large international energy group. They have acquired assets and now owns numerous renewable and adaptable power generating resources in the UK and Ireland.


  • Possess or be working towards a degree in a relevant science or engineering discipline
  • Working to Membership of recognised professional institution (desirable)
  • WAMITAB – desirable, although training will be provided
  • NEBOSH – desirable, although training will be provided
  • Experience of laboratory analysis equipment and techniques
  • Demonstrable competence in use of IT skills
  • Laboratory analysis equipment and techniques
  • Demonstrable industrial experience, preferably within power generation or other relevant sectors
  • Process and environmental monitoring
  • Specific experience in water treatment, including ion exchange or reverse osmosis demineralisation


The Assistant Environmental & Chemistry Officer will be responsible for assisting with the chemical functions associated with the safe, efficient, and environmentally compliant operation of the business.  Reporting to the Environmental and Chemistry Officer, the role will have the following principal responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Environment and Chemistry departmental development, including co-ordination of work with other departments in alignment with business policies and objectives
  • Overseeing of emissions monitoring and the Company’s waste duty of care
  • Assisting in the management of the power plant chemistry function, including issues relating to, security of supply, performance and plant integrity
  • Assisting the appointed competent person for control of asbestos management on site, hazardous substances (COSHH) and legionella management

RoS International Ltd is a well-established and respected Engineering and Technical Recruitment Company.  Since 1991 we have been placing staff into both permanent and contract vacancies throughout the UK.

We often have such a large response to our advertisements that we are unable to provide feedback to every applicant. If you do not receive an email from us within the next 14 days your application has been unsuccessful. We would like to keep your details on file for future vacancies unless you state otherwise.

SECTOR: Mechanical / Maintenance / Power Generation