Black & Veatch Graduate Ecologist in North West, United Kingdom

Graduate Ecologist

United Kingdom-North West

Req#:35608BR

Date published:10-Jun-2018

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Water

Business Plan:ENG

Level:127

Primary Purpose:

Why Black & Veatch?

It’s what we do. Why? Because we’re driven by solving clients’ complex problems, building relationships and fulfilling our Mission of Building a World of Difference®.

Black & Veatch helps to improve and sustain the quality of life around the world. Every day, we’re doing work that improves lives, sparks economic development, strengthens public health and changes communities for the better.

As a Black & Veatch professional, you’ll be working on sustainable solutions to some of today’s biggest energy, water and communications challenges. We have more than 100 offices worldwide and projects in more than 100 countries. This means you’ll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects all over the world. In addition we offer excellent benefits like:

Competitive salary

Pension (8% employer contribution when employee contributes 5%)

Company funded life assurance

Company funded income protection

Company funded private medical insurance

Online benefits scheme offering a wide range of flexible benefits

Season ticket loan

Are you ready to Rise to the Challenge?

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Key aspects of the role will include:

• providing environmental support on a wide range of projects including fluvial and coastal flood risk management, renewables, water utility and energy projects;

• undertaking Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) - assisting with undertaking all aspects of EIA at all stages of the project, including SEA, feasibility, screening/scoping, reporting, supervision of mitigation and monitoring; and

• liaising with project teams, clients, stakeholders and the public as required.

The role will also include the opportunity to assist with, and develop, a specialism in any of the EIA technical areas such as ecology, noise, fisheries, ecosystem services, maritime.

Minimum Qualifications:

The B&V Environmental Services team comprise a range of disciplines including EIA co-ordinators and technical specialists in areas such as landscape, ecology, due diligence, maritime and geomorphology. The successful graduate will work within the B&V Environmental Services team but will also work with wider design and construction teams and other specialists such as geotechnical, contaminated land, maritime and renewables engineers.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

The candidate needs to have knowledge of the principles and stages of EIA and to have excellent written and oral communication.

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