Technical Specialist

Blargoans Ltd have a 12-month contract opportunity for a Technical Specialist to work within our client’s facility in Caithness.

Job Description

The purpose of the role is to support environmental closure and demolition restoration organisation programme of work. The Job Holder is responsible for providing technical support for site environmental activities


Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement the environmental management processes and standards, within the client’s Integrated Management System are appropriate to deliver the environmental characterisation, remediation and restoration requirements
  • Provide technical advice to internal and external stakeholders on environmental issues
  • Review/prepare safe system of work documentation including work scope and hazard reviews, work scheduling and interactions
  • Monitor contractors against technical specifications and contract requirements
  • Participate in field-based activities, including sampling, radiometric surveys and maintaining documentation
  • Support sampling and analysis data management and evaluation including EMPROG and characterisation/monitoring
  • Perform the responsibilities of Management Appointments relevant to post



Desirable Aptitudes, Qualifications and Experience:

  • HNC in Engineering/Scientific or equivalent qualification plus experience
  • Experience; 2 years nuclear/industrial


Experience and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Performing environmental sampling, desirable but not essential
  • Reviewing and interpreting analytical results, desirable but not essential
  • Environmental sampling instrumentation desirable, but not essential
  • Variety of software packages including a proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Site systems such as Works Control


Hold a valid UK driving licence

Excellent organisational, planning, communication and interpersonal skills

Please note the position involves both inside and outside work, whatever the weather



Terms and Conditions

Basic Annual Income – £30,973 – £38,237, overtime rates apply as standard – Salary dependent on experience

37.9 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Annual Holiday Entitlement: 25 days annual leave, 8 public holidays, 2.5 privilege holidays.

12 Month Contract

SC Clearance will be required


Closing date for CV applications will be on Wednesday 5th January 2022 @ 12noon

To apply email CV and covering letter to

For further information please contact: Caroline Hay – 01847 851200 with reference BL22680


Blargoans Limited operates as a locally based employment business for temporary/contract recruitment and an employment agency for permanent recruitment for technical and professional roles to the Engineering, Office & Commercial Industries.