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Environmental Consultant

  • Job reference: IF-001555
  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Location: Bristol
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Our proven track record in delivering complex solutions is made possible by the collective breadth and depth of expertise, experience and resources of our people and businesses around the world.

We are looking to recruit an Environmental Consultant with practical experience of environmental assessment and management to join our Planning and Environmental Consenting team in Bristol.

You will join a national team of over 60 planning and environmental assessment and management professionals providing the environmental services that facilitate the delivery of projects from feasibility through to construction. We work across a range of sectors including energy, rail, road and water to de-risk projects, obtain permissions and facilitate sustainable solutions for our clients.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in a relevant environmental discipline and will have achieved, or be working towards membership of a recognised professional body. We are interested in individuals whose technical knowledge and practical experience include one or more of the following areas:

• Environmental permitting for a range of projects and industry sectors.
• Sustainability.
• Environmental impact assessment and coordination.
• Waste and resource management.
• Environmental management.

In particular, the successful applicant will:
• Have good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate issues and ideas effectively.
• Have strong report writing, verbal and presentation skills.
• Have experience of reviewing and interpreting data.
• Be able to prioritise and work effectively under pressure.
• Be adaptable and willing to expand their technical skills.
• Have an interest in and understanding of environmental and broader sustainability issues.
• Be prepared to take on new challenges and be willing to work from client office locations within the region, should projects require.
• Have a full UK/EEC driving licence.
• Have a legal right to work in the UK.


Responsibilities
• Supporting senior staff in the delivery of a broad range of environmental projects.
• Work as part of a project team to influence project development in order to deliver optimal environmental outcomes.
• Collate and edit information from a range of sources to provide clear, well written reports.
• Document control and management on projects.
• To competently undertake work to an excellent standard, on time and to budget.
• Support on bid preparation and business development as required.
Training

Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions such as IEMA, ICE, CIEEM, and CIWEM.

Rewards and Benefits
Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package.

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