Skip to content

Building your future

Our vacancies

Search Jobs  

Environmental Technician

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are currently looking for an Environmental Monitoring Technician to join our team in Land and Natural Resources at Tarmac. 

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to Environmental Monitoring Manager, you will be responsible for undertaking environmental monitoring duties, including a sampling of groundwater, surface waters and landfill leachate, recording water levels and measuring concentrations of landfill gas.  You will be responsible for reporting the results and the follow-up actions to ensure the Company’s quarries and landfill sites are operated to minimise the impact on the environment and in accordance with legislative requirements. You will collate and report the data accurately and ensure compliance with the reporting schedules.  

Importantly, around 90% of your work will be field based, outside in all weathers. This will include visiting our sites located in the East Midlands, from Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and over to Cambridgeshire.   

You will be provided with a 4 x 4 of which you will have a fuel card that will be fully expensed but does not cover private use. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Actively contribute to improving the sector’s safety performance by complying with the company’s health and safety requirements for the role.
  • To carry out environmental monitoring on the Company’s sites, including quarries and landfills in line with Company procedures and Industry best practice.
  • To plan and manage own time and workload on a month-by-month basis.
  • The input of collected data for upload to the monitoring database.
  • Support the maintenance of site environmental management plans for closed landfills in line with Environmental Management System requirements.
  • Support regulatory engagement regarding closed landfill sites.
  • Undertake other environmental monitoring duties as required.
  • To provide advice to site management, geologists, and estates team regarding permit or trigger level breaches relating to landfill gas, water quality and water levels to allow instigation of action to rectify or prevent future non-compliance.
  • To provide support to Environmental Monitoring Manager as required.

The Ideal Candidate

This is a varied and rewarding position that requires good time management skills and self-motivation, along with the ability to work independently and follow complex procedures. Experience in data collection and reporting would be advantageous, as would computer literacy (using spreadsheets and databases), and the ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders.

  • Good time management skills and ability to work on your own
  • Experience of data collection and reporting.
  • Computer literate, experience of spreadsheet and databases.
  • Clear and effective communicator with a range of stakeholders
  • Able to prioritise work, to work under own initiative with the ability to work to fixed deadlines, to understand and follow procedures.
  • To be comfortable predominantly working outdoors, encountering livestock and the challenges of navigating the open countryside.

Why Us

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits.

Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include:

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac, a CRH company, is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Tarmac Trading Limited


This website is using cookies to improve your browsing experience. If you navigate to another page without changing the settings below you consent to this. Read more about cookies.