Assistant Environmentalist (Land Use and Community)

21 May 2019
21 Jun 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

25128504001, Assistant Environmentalist (Land Use and Community)

Scotland (Eurocentral)

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?

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support the environmental impact assessment of major infrastructure projects in Scotland. In addition to this, the individual may be involved in supporting a wide range of environmental and energy consultancy work in a variety of different sectors. Duties will include environmental assessment and providing advice and guidance on environmental concerns and suitable technological solutions.


What will this role involve?

  • Advise on environmental aspects of projects including but not limited to EIAs, stakeholder consultation and environmental hazards.
  • Prepare scoping reports
  • Assist with planning submissions and permitting for projects
  • Ensure compliance with Health and safety, Environmental and other appropriate regulations
  • Provide guidance on best methods and practice to meet technical and project requirements
  • Keep up to date with industry best practice and where, appropriate, brief other environmental staff
  • Liaise with clients on technical matters
  • Produce information for PQQs and Tenders, timekeeping; technical training requirements;
  • Provide input into project quality plans

What are we looking for?

  • Degree in Environmental science or other relevant (Planning desirable)
  • Membership of IEMA/IES above graduate level
  • Clean driving Licence
  • Able problem solving, knowledge of Environmental, Health and Safety, and other relevant legislation
  • Experience of DMRB and planning
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite Experience in EIAs
  • Provision of environmental advice to ensure legal compliance
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Good communication and presentation skills  

What makes this role unique?

This position is that of an assistant environmental practitioner specialising in land use and community studies but with opportunities to support and develop in other areas of environmental assessment work, and over a number of different sectors.  


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