• Job Locations GB-Berkshire-Reading | GB-Berkshire-Reading
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(11/5/2018 11:58 AM)
    Assistant Consultant - Environmental Impact Assessment
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  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Due to continuing success in London and the south-east, we are looking to recruit 2 Assistant Consultants to be based in either our London, Reading or Leamington Spa offices to make a significant contribution to our reputable and successful team delivering Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) for a wide range of high profile major projects from a variety of sectors including nuclear, aviation, offshore wind, urban regeneration, grid connection and transport related projects.


    You will join an enthusiastic and supportive team and will experience a challenging but fulfilling working environment. There are significant opportunities for ongoing and structured career development across Wood’s wider Environment and Infrastructure consultancy business.


    Key Responsibilities


    Building on a strong academic background and experience in the fields of EIA, you will be responsible for providing support to the Environmental Assessment team in terms of delivering environmental consultancy services to a full range of clients. You will also be involved in supporting technical studies including air quality, noise and ecology.

    Skills / Qualifications

    You will be a proactive and enthusiastic self-starter with: 

    • Experience (either placement or work experience) of working in a similar position within the UK (desirable but not essential)
    • An ability to communicate clearly both verbally and through written work is essential combined with a high level of computer literacy and a keen interest in environmental issues
    • Experience (or an interest) in assisting in the undertaking of specialist environmental surveys (for example ecology surveys or noise and air quality monitoring) 
    • Aspirations in progressing to eventually fulfil a project management role in environmental consultancy 

    You will have some or all of the following qualifications:  

    • A degree (or equivalent), in a relevant environmental discipline, with a strong emphasis on EIA and/or SEA
    • Postgraduate qualification in environmental science/planning (or related field of study)
    • Full driving licence

    Diversity Statement (EEO)

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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