Senior EIA Consultant

South West
Industry Sector:
Environmental Jobs, Environment Jobs
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Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Start Date:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
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AECOM’s reputation in EIA is second to none and we are involved in some of UK’s most challenging and career defining infrastructure projects. We are the leading EIA consultant in the UK and have an unrivalled track record delivering projects.

Your main role will be to support or lead environmental assessments for development projects such that they are able to successfully progress through the applicable consenting process.

You will also play a supporting role in the management and further development of our Environment and Planning business, including generating opportunities and winning new business. Experience in bid writing is preferable.

Job Description:

  • Utilizes advanced scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies develop technical solutions to complex problems.

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, provincial and national regulations to ensure compliance. Work is performed with minimal direction.

  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Responsible for advanced duties and activities in their specialized functional area.

  • Conducts research and does investigation work as required.

  • Plans and organizes project studies.

  • Assists in the resolution of conflicting technical information and unsuitability of standard procedures.

  • Performs complex assignments often requiring the development of unique solutions to problems.

  • May oversee the work of less experienced scientists.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements :

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

  • Experience in leading EIA’s through the consenting process

  • Excellent team working, report writing, technical reviewing and communication skills – with an attention to detail.

  • Excellent project management skills, including programming, and budget/ financial management.

  • Self-motivation and the confidence, ability and experience to provide clear, authoritative advice.

  • Experience in bid writing;

  • Full driving licence and a willingness to travel.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications :

  • A degree in a relevant environmental discipline. Post-graduate degree an advantage.

  • Appropriate professional membership

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