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Assistant Environmentalist

Job Title: Assistant Environmentalist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 25121482001
Job Published: April 01, 2019 11:14

Job Description

Assistant Environmentalist- Sheffield Based
Ref: 25121482001

About Amey
Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer

What is the purpose of this role?
To undertake a wide range of environmental and energy consultancy work in a variety of different sectors. The duties will include providing advice and guidance on environmental/energy management and suitable technological solutions.

What will this role involve?
Provide assistance to the senior environmentalist on best methods and practice to meet technical and project requirements Keep up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate, brief junior environmental staff 
Liaise with clients on technical matters 
Assist on environmental aspects of projects including but not limited to EIA’s, ecological studies, energy use, environmental hazards 
Prepare in conjunction with the senior environmentalist reports to respond to the EA and Local Authorities regarding the PPG’s, scoping reports, planning submissions and permitting for projects 
Ensure compliance with Health and safety, Environmental and other appropriate regulations 
Contribute with other professions in the Business Development process in producing information for PQQs and Tenders Monitor relevant technical aspects of quality plans 
Report variances and provide suggestions for corrective actions 
Provide input into project quality plans
What are we looking for?
Degree in Environmental Science 
Graduate member of the IEMA or qualifications leading to membership 
Clean driving Licence 
Good communication and presentation skills 
Strong project management and co-ordination skills 
Able problem solving and technical realisation skills 
Sound knowledge of Building Regulations, Planning, Health and Safety, and other relevant legislation 
Proficient with AutoCAD (2004), NBS, and MS Office Suite. 
MS Project an advantage 
Experience as an Environmentalist including in EIAs, ecological and remediation studies, field work and environmental legislation 
Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary environment 
Experience in people-management 
Enthusiastic, energetic and dynamic approach to people and projects 
Proven track record to demonstrate skills and qualifications 
Forward thinking and interested in developing smart ways of working with teams to realise client and operational objectives 
Motivated and engaged 
Commercially aware 
Well organised 
IOSH managing safely
What makes this role unique?
The position is that of an environmental general practitioner role with potential opportunities to specialise in one or more of the following: Acoustics Air Quality Hydrology Geo-techinics Energy/Carbon Waste and recycling Ecology Planning BREEAM/EPC/DEC accreditation Contaminated land and remediation

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