Principal Environmental Consultant

Industry Sector:
Environment Jobs
Job Category:
Engineering, Environmental Engineering
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Start Date:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:

We are looking for people who are excellent team players who have a proactive and positive attitude and who are willing contribute and lead important environmental commissions. These positions offer excellent career progression opportunities within an established, friendly and professional environmental team. Benefits include a highly competitive salary according to skills and experience, together with a wide range of associated employment benefits.

Job Summary:

As a result of our continued success, we are seeking Principal level EIA Coordinators/ Environmental Consultants to join our established Environment and Planning Team based on the island of Ireland. (Belfast, Dublin and Cork). This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of our most highly rated EIA teams in the UK and Ireland.

By joining our large Environment and Planning Team we offer you the potential to be involved across a wide range of development projects – including highways, airports, power plants, power transmission lines, and data centres. You will provide environmental inputs across project lifecycles; from early strategy development, through feasibility, optioneering/ option selection, outline design, to detailed design and construction and scheme operation/ maintenance.

You will provide input to locally and nationally significant development schemes that are progressing through all types of consenting regimes, working with high profile clients.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the Job / Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standard

  • Manage and coordinate multidisciplinary environmental inputs to a wide range of development projects

  • Manage and coordinate preparation of EIA screening and scoping activities, Environmental Statements including the technical review of specialist chapters

  • Liaise with clients and internal supply teams

  • Work in partnership with other members of the Environmental Team (both within Leeds and across the UK), delegating activities to staff as applicable

  • Work with design teams to ensure that environmental considerations are appropriately taken into account

  • Monitor and manage budgets

  • Assist with business development activities and manage preparation of technical proposals.

Minimum Requirements

  • A degree in a relevant environmental discipline;

  • Appropriate professional membership;

  • Experience commensurate with specified job responsibilities;

  • Experience managing and coordinating environmental commissions and EIARs for a wide range of development projects.

  • An excellent understanding of the EIAR processes (including screening and scoping), environmental assessment methods and applicable planning legislation;

  • Excellent report writing, technical reviewing and communication skills – all with an attention to detail;

  • Excellent project management skills, including experience of programming, and budget/ financial management;

  • The ability to work as part of an established team, supervising members of staff as applicable;

  • Full driving licence and a willingness to travel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A degree in a relevant environmental discipline;

  • Experience in working in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland;

  • Post-graduate degree an advantage;

  • Appropriate professional membership – CEnv an advantage.

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