Soil Scientist/Analytical Chemist - KTP Associate

£33,000 - £33,000

Manchester, Greater Manchester - 26 months

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Job description

An exciting opportunity has become available to work full time on a 26-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to enable commercial success of a recycled soil derived from road sweeping waste, and to create a circular economy solution to use the recycled soils in environments such as urban tree planting, landscaping and green spaces.

Project description

To achieve ‘non-waste’ status for PAS 115 material, to enable commercial success of a recycled soil derived from road sweeping waste, which would otherwise go to landfill. To create a circular economy solution to use the recycled soils in environments such as urban tree planting, landscaping and green spaces.

About the business

UBU Environmental Ltd are the largest operated road sweeper hire company in the North West, managing a fleet of over 120 Johnston sweepers, high pressure road jetters and jet vac whale tankers. Their business strategy believes in continual growth in the area of performance and compliance coupled with a continual reduction in the quantities of road sweeper waste going to landfill.

Waste Management, Recycling, Environment

Analytical Chemistry/Environmental Science

First-class BSc or higher degree in chemistry or environmental science, with experience in soil sampling, extraction and analysis. Relevant industrial experience of soil testing and waste management will be highly advantageous, an MSc or PhD in a related discipline would be considered favourably.

27 July 2022

23 August 2022

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An exciting opportunity has become available to work full time on a 26-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to enable commercial success of a recycled soil derived from road sweeping waste, and to create a circular economy solution to use the recycled soils in environments such as urban tree planting, landscaping and green spaces.