Air Quality Field Team Analyst

Region:
Country
Vicinity:
Scotland (nationwide)
Industry Sector:
Environmental Jobs, Air Quality Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Analyst, Air Quality Engineer
Job Type:
Contract
Education Level:
Graduate/Higher diploma
Salary:
£20,800 to £26,000 per annum
Posted:
09/05/2022
Start Date:
09/05/2022
Recruiter:
Ricardo Energy & Environment
Job Ref:
2022-1517

Air Quality Field Team Analyst

Location:Glasgow

Salary Range: �20'800-�26'000

Role ID: 2022- 1517

Our vision is to create a safe and sustainable world

Ricardo plc is a world-class environmental, engineering and strategic consulting company listed on the London Stock Exchange. With over 100 years of engineering excellence, we provide exceptional levels of expertise in delivering leading edge and innovative cross sector sustainable products and solutions, helping our global customers increase efficiency, achieve growth and create a cleaner and safer future.

Our Energy and Environment business unit combines energy, climate change, environmental and chemical risk expertise with strong IT and economics capability.

We are currently looking for an Air Quality Measurements field team, Analyst Consultant to join our Air quality and Environmental team based in Glasgow.

Although, this role will sit within our Evidence and Policy business unit you will work collaboratively across all areas of Ricardo Energy and Environment.

Key Responsibilities

As a field-based Analyst Consultant, you will be responsible for ensuring that the monitoring equipment for air pollutants across the UK is providing the correct results and giving reliable measurements of air quality for our customers. This involves the on-site testing and calibration of equipment and subsequent data recording and processing, conducted to strict quality requirements

You will also be required to review and ratify air pollution measurements using our in-house software systems and strict methods prescribed by UK Law and European Directives. It would be an advantage to have an initial understanding of current air pollution problems and legislation aimed to address these issues, although comprehensive training is provided.

The work will require significant travel, including several weeks per quarter of extended trips away from the office and up to 4 overnight stays per week

* There’s currently no limit to the amount of bullet points included in this section.
* The testing, calibration and documentation of air quality measuring instrumentation across the UK
* Data processing and reporting
* Ratification of data for publication on the Defra UK Air Quality website https://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/ and the Air Quality in Scotland website (http://www.scottishairquality.scot/)

Key competencies and experience

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A degree in Physical Sciences or Engineering is an advantage, but not essential; candidates who can demonstrate relevant experience will also be considered
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Full, clean UK driving licence with solid driving experience - able to drive a Company van
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Good level of physical fitness in order to be able to load and unload monitoring and testing equipment
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Awareness of site safety issues
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The ability to conduct research, gather and analyse data accurately and methodically
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IT literacy
* Accuracy and attention to detail
* Strong communication and team working skills
* Excellent organisational and time management skills
* Self-reliance and good problem solving skills

Working here

Ricardo is an exciting and rewarding place to work and you have the opportunity to make a difference. You will work with teams of talented, dedicated, and supportive individuals. Alongside having a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with us through our broad range of projects, mentoring opportunities and a personalised approach to your learning and development. We are always keen to hear from people who have driven, ambition and a flair for innovative thinking.

Wellbeing and work life balance

We offer flexible approaches to work, whether that's working from home, being in the office, or as a hybrid worker. We're happy to discuss flexible working arrangements. Wellbeing is at the core to our culture, allowing employees to flourish and to achieve their full potential. Our People are important to us, and we take pride in our wellbeing programmes and policies that support individuals including flexible working, carers policy, mental health first aiders and readily available support through our extensive Employee Assistance programme.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours. We have an ambitious diversity, equality, and inclusion approach as explained here. We value diversity; recognising that a more diverse workforce creates a richer and more varied working environment. Diversity also drives innovation, by allowing us to offer our clients the best consultancy service that we can. As part of our commitment to engage positively and pro-actively with all our employees and ensure an inclusive culture, we are a recognised as a 'disability confident' employer.

Benefits

Our core benefits include 25 days' annual leave, plus 8 flexible bank holidays, a competitive company pension scheme, life assurance and professional subscriptions reimbursement. We also offer a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.

Closing Date:
06/06/2022

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