Environmental Consultant - Water - Cardiff

Job Title: Environmental Consultant - Water - Cardiff
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH26839
Contact Name: Barrie Dempster
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Job Published: over 2 years ago

Environmental Consultant - Water - Cardiff

Due to substantial growth my client is looking for an Environmental Consultant to join their successful, growing environmental team in Cardiff. You will work on a variety of projects including major infrastructure projects, with a particular focus on the Water Market, with supplementary support to Energy, Transport and Cities Markets. The work includes commissions with Welsh Water (AMP 6 & 7), Highways England, Welsh Government, Network Rail, major utilities / private organisations such as Horizon Nuclear Power, ScottishPower and National Grid, often providing innovative solutions to complex major project delivery.

This role will be part of a wider consulting team, working in a truly integrated and multi-disciplinary way. The post would be based in Cardiff primarily with regular trips to work with colleagues in Bristol and Belfast as projects require (especially through collaborative working with Infrastructure Sector colleagues). This is one of the 'centres of excellence' for environmental services. You will be part of a wider group in the UK of some 150 environmental specialists.

This is an opportunity to join a highly motivated and ambitious team with the support to develop new business as well as the continuing delivery of genuinely interesting and challenging projects.

Essential Skills and Knowledge:

* Environmental consultancy experience across multi-disciplinary projects with a demonstrable pathway to securing Chartership (or having achieved this with a recognised Chartership Body)
* Experience of drafting Environmental Statements, supporting the management of specialist topic chapters and liaising with clients / designers
* Good track record of working with designers on large infrastructure projects, particularly within the Water Market
* Ability to advise contractors during construction
* Multi-disciplinary working with other groups (e.g. Planning, Transport and Project Management)


* Degree and/or Masters in environmental related topic
* Full member (or demonstrable progress towards being a member of) Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment, Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management (or equivalent)
* CEEQUAL assessor - advantageous

Desirable skills and knowledge:

* Experience of undertaking hydrological assessments / Water Framework Directive assessment
* Experience of managing EIAs assessments for a range of major infrastructure projects
* Experience of ESIA (international environmental assessment practice)

* Proven capacity for business development: promotion, marketing and bid preparation

We look forward to receiving your application. For further information, then please contact Barrie Dempster at ALLEN & YORK LTD on 01202 888986 or email