Environmental Consultant

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

The EIA Consultant will deliver consultancy and advisory services to both internal and external clients to a high level of technical quality and to programme and budget.

Job Duties:

  • Assist in the management of and support in the delivery of EIA projects to ensure projects are delivered on time and to the highest standard

  • Understand and implement project management principles and fully appreciate the need to work within project budgets

  • Assist in the project management and preparation of project documents including Scoping Reports and related technical studies in accordance with project timescales

  • Assist in the production of Environmental Statement (ES) Chapters, and Non-Technical Summaries

  • Analyse data effectively and carry out desk based studies and site visits when required

  • Participate in team meetings, client briefs and other meetings as and when required

  • Prioritise project actions and meet commitments on an on-going basis while taking ownership and responsibility for the quality and completion of work

  • Produce EIA Programmes, Briefing Notes and other AECOM Project Management Tools

  • Interact with the EIA and wider Planning team to ensure the smooth running of projects

  • Keep up to date with relevant environmental legislation, policy and guidance

  • Research issues as part of the EIA process and to provide ideas, solutions and expertise to the EIA team.

  • Support business development through the production of Expressions of Interest and tenders, and to continuously improve our service offering for our clients

  • Understand and comply with quality and health & safety requirements and ensure these are addressed throughout a project

  • Mentor and develop more junior colleagues with the support of the wider EIA and Planning team

Specific Skills Required:

  • A degree in a relevant environmental discipline;

  • Appropriate professional membership;

  • Experience commensurate with specified job responsibilities;

  • Experience 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.

Min Requirements

  • Experience in EIA and Environmental Management

  • Experience in project management of urban regeneration EIA projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • You will have a good first degree and a second degree in an appropriate environmental discipline.

  • The preference is to be chartered with a relevant professional body or demonstrate you are working towards this status.

Additional Comments:

  • Post-graduate degree an advantage;

  • Appropriate professional membership – CEnv an advantage.

Closing Date:

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