Why Engage our Environmental Engineering team?

From contaminated land assessments to discharge applications and wetland assessments, our team collaborates seamlessly with our Kirk Roberts geotechnical, civil, and structural teams. “We work in tandem to ensure that environmental considerations are seamlessly woven into the fabric of each project design,” adds Jen Zollhofer (PhD, CEnvp, SQEP), technical lead in Christchurch.

We thrive on close collaboration with our clients to ensure their land is safe for the proposed land use before the build process commences. Navigating the National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health (NES-CS) meticulously, we optimise earthworks in alignment with proposed developments, saving our clients both time and costs.

Six Reasons to Choose Kirk Roberts Environmental Engineers:

1. Our environmental team is fun-loving and dedicated. We have high standards, a great team culture and pay attention to detail.

2. Expertise and Experience: with decades of experience in contaminated land consulting, we bring a proven track record and are trusted by organisations like Kāinga Ora, the Ministry of Education, Taggart Earthmoving, Kiwi Rail, Connetics, and Christchurch City Council.

3. Client Collaboration: Transparent communication and collaboration are pillars of our approach. We work closely with clients, valuing their input to achieve the best outcomes. Complementing this we use utilise cutting-edge technologies leveraging the latest innovation and methodologies, such as using an XRF field analyser and cloud-based software to enhance precision and effectiveness in our services.

4. Regulatory Compliance Assurance: Well-versed in navigating local, national, and international regulations, we ensure the most cost-effective landfill disposal or on-site encapsulation of low-level contamination.

5. Customised, Timely and Cost-Effective Solutions: Efficient project management ensures timely delivery without compromising quality, providing cost-effective solutions on time and within budget. Recognising the uniqueness of each site, our tailored solutions address specific contamination issues, optimising efficiency, and cost-effectiveness.

6. Comprehensive Services: From initial site assessments to remediation and ongoing monitoring, our services cover the entire spectrum of contaminated land management.

Our team turns environmental challenges into opportunities, ensuring a sustainable and resilient future. We are committed to sustainable practices, striving for on-site solutions to reduce the amount of soil going into landfills. 

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