Experienced professionals

New jobs are a fantastic opportunity to grow and develop your skills, but it can be a big decision to leave your existing job behind. Our company is growing fast thanks to our diverse operations, entrepreneurial spirit and open management style, and our autonomous business units operate seamlessly to create new and exciting opportunities.

Joining RSK means joining a growing community of experts and specialists who collaborate to deliver projects together and support each other across business units. Read about how we are achieving more by working together.

Benefits of working at RSK

  • Nurturing an entrepreneurial culture, with opportunities for regular training and development

  • We offer a competitive salary with the opportunity to enjoy the benefit of salary sacrifice

  • A flexible benefits programme, with the option to buy additional holidays and cycle to work schemes

  • Promoting a relaxed, open environment, with the flexibility to move through our teams and offices

Award winning projects

We operate in virtually all sectors in the natural and built environment, with a hugely diverse global client base, and strive to provide exceptional services no matter the size or type of project. Our clients return to us year after year, knowing they will receive the best services from us.

HS2, the Rampion offshore wind project, the Bluewater Shopping Centre and the National Forest Inventory are just a handful of the projects with which we have been involved. Working on such a multitude of projects provides our staff with opportunities that are both challenging and rewarding, and our teams regularly receive industry accolades for their project involvement. Check out our latest awards here.

No gaps or cracks in Bluewater Shopping Centre

When it was built in 1999, the Bluewater Shopping Centre in Kent, UK, was the second largest in Europe. Currently, it houses more than 360 shops and restaurants and accommodates almost 30 million visitors a year. Multinational developer Lend Lease sought bespoke and consultancy services from RSK for what was the first of many successful UK developments together.

The building’s bright, naturally lit design presented a challenge for the developers: the predominantly glass frontage and ceilings had the potential to leak air. A building with high air leakage would suffer from reduced energy efficiency and, subsequently, higher running costs. RSK conducted tests to ensure the centre was constructed with minimal air leakage.

The developers planned to finish the building with ornate, natural-stone paving that would run through the shopping areas and the food hall. However, the paving had to withstand the daily footsteps of thousands of visitors. It also had to be appropriate for the food hall, where spillages and stains were likely, and maintain a high-quality finish. RSK provided materials and treatment consultancy to select the right paving and developed a quality control system to ensure only the best stone was used.

Waste transfer facility relocation ahead of HS2

High-speed rail plans were announced by the UK government more than six years ago to connect London to Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds. The new rail line, HS2, will carry 400-m-long trains capable of carrying 1100 passengers travelling at speeds of up to 250 mph, which is faster than most trains in Europe.

Phase 1 of HS2 involves building infrastructure for the high-speed line from London Euston to north of Birmingham with operation planned for 2026. Phase 2 (HS2), hoped to conclude in 2032, will diverge from Birmingham into two separate routes to Manchester and Leeds.

An FCC Environment waste transfer facility sits on the proposed route close to Calvert village in Buckinghamshire. Electric power company Western Power Distribution asked RSK for help in relocating the facility and diverting the overhead lines underground. RSK completed several ecological mitigation mini-projects and met the tight deadline.

The vast project included

• installing almost 500 m of semi-permanent and permanent amphibian fencing to help translocate great crested newts
• fabricating and installing three 3.5-m newt grids at site entrances
• removing 32 mature poplar trees using a 21-t excavator and a tree shear
• processing the timber and moving it to the landowner’s facility
• grubbing and processing tree stumps
• clearing excess branches and removing the lower branches of some 400 m of hedgerow and mature trees
• clearing 3 km of roadside hedgerow to improve visibility and prevent hedgerow slumping
• clearing brush from side entrances to clean blind spots and improve visibility.

The client’s project manager, David O’Brien, praised RSK’s work, saying, “RSK provided prompt, high-quality services and was always on hand to deal with any issues. I would not hesitate to use them on my other projects.”

Planning and planting offshore windfarms

Off the coast of Sussex, UK, 116 wind turbines protrude from the sea. They look strikingly like the flower the local schoolchildren named the wind farm after, the round-headed rampion. Rampion is the first offshore wind farm on the south coast. It generates enough renewable energy to power 350,000 homes. RSK, working with the developer E.ON, undertook environmental impact assessments for the wind farm and supported the project during preconstruction and construction phases.

RSK produced documents that were submitted to and approved by West Sussex County Council and South Downs National Park Authority, which enabled construction of the wind farm. RSK’s remit covered every aspect of wind farm planning, including landscape management, great crested newt and bat surveys, and construction health and safety and preconstruction analysis. The development consent order concerning onshore developments was divided into 12 submission packages. RSK considered issues including highways access, public rights of way and associated Environment Agency and local flood authority drainage consents for each stage of the order.

During construction, RSK assisted E.ON with deviation requests for official documents and provided ongoing consultancy and specialist support for ecology, arboriculture and noise. Rampion wind farm was commissioned in April 2018.

👷 Did you know that the UK #construction industry contributes around 40% of the country’s total #carbonfootprint?

📌 Sarah Cook, Chartered Geologist and Associate Director of RSK company Leap Environmental Ltd, presented Leap’s foundation carbon calculator in one of our latest webinars.

🏗️ This tool has been developed to consider embodied carbon associated with foundations and will enable developers to identify carbon costs and potential savings early in the #design process.

Find out all about our past and future events in our story!

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👏 Barcelona-based RSK company Amphos 21 is set to take part in one of the most extensive groundwater chemistry modelling projects that has ever been conducted.

🖥️ What does this exciting project entail? What is the ultimate goal? Find out all the details in our story!

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#selfiesonsite 🤳

Scott and Piotr ready to get started on steel fencing works for East West Railway Company!

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Want to join our team? View our latest opportunities 👉

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💡 All-Energy 2022 starts Tomorrow!

🤝 #RSKGroup will be exhibiting at the event, alongside two of our companies: Stephenson Halliday and Headland Archaeology (UK) Ltd

📌 Come visit us:
𝗥𝗦𝗞 𝗚𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗽 - Stand D60B
𝗦𝘁𝗲𝗽𝗵𝗲𝗻𝘀𝗼𝗻 𝗛𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆 - Stand H58
𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗔𝗿𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗲𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗴𝘆 - Stand J61

We would love to see you there!

📅 11-12 May 2022
📍 SEC, Glasgow

#RSKFamily #RSKevents #renewables #energy #renewableenergy #sustainability #enviroment #ecofriendly

🏡 Housing Brighton, a conference organized by CIH Events, starts Tomorrow!

🟢 #RSKGroup is one of the proud sponsors of this event.

💡 Housing Brighton is your opportunity to gain invaluable insight into the future of #housing in England.

📅 10-11 May 2022
📍 Hilton Brighton Metropole

#RSKEvents #property #house #construction #home #innovation #housingbrighton

𝗣𝗲𝗱𝗼𝗺𝗲𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮: 𝗢𝗳𝗳 𝘁𝗼 𝗮 𝗳𝗹𝘆𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁 𝗶𝗻 𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗸 𝟭

🚶 Colleagues across the family of businesses shared their thoughts and pictures, as well as some tips for week 2 of the #RSKSteps challenge, in our latest article in our story!

😃 What do you enjoy the most about #walking? Tell us in the comments below!

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