Principal Air Quality Consultant

Job Title: Principal Air Quality Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Competitive
REF: BBBH22349
Contact Name: Rachel Wood
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Allen & York has been appointed to recruit into the Environmental Group of a well respected, high-end Consultancy for a Principal consultant within the Air Quality Team.

They are looking to grow the Air Quality team through the appointment of a senior/principal air quality consultant. The individual needs to be technically proficient in several areas of air quality modelling, monitoring, permitting, climate change, human health risk assessment and/or impact assessment. Applicants with skills and experience in business development and commercial management would be welcomed but this is not essential.


Working within the Air Quality team, the primary function and duties would include all the following:

Dispersion modelling using a variety of software such as ADMS, ADMS-Roads, Aermod, Calpuff, EDMS

Designing and implementing ambient and indoor air quality monitoring plans including both passive and automatic techniques

Odour assessments

Human health risk assessments and health impact assessments

Research and development relating to emerging air quality issues, monitoring and assessment techniques

Support bids by contributing to submissions and identify new opportunities

Project management to budget, programme and scopeSupervise/direct/mentor juniors

Candidate Profile


Proven reputation/profile for delivery and technical excellence in their field

Solid technical background with strong numerical skills

Significant environmental consultancy experience ideally with an engineering consultancy

Ability to work with teams without conflict

Strong individual performance evidence

A first degree in scientific discipline will be required and ideally other post graduate environmental qualifications. Professional membership is expected.

Excellent communication and IT skills

Ability to write clear, concise reports/proposals

Driving licence


For the right person, this would be a great career move - offering a vibrant community of talented individuals who are always there to support each other. This leads to a friendly and open working environment where employees enjoy their work and feel like valued members of the team.

While a large global business, they aren't tied down by bureaucracy and strive to give people the freedom and flexibility to make their own decisions - whether this is in their day-to-day work or progressing their career. As a global multi-disciplinary business they are able to offer a wide variety of rewarding career opportunities from working in specialist areas to contributing to some of the world's most iconic projects.

Please do apply at your earliest convenience, this is an integral role that is being interviewed for now.