Senior / Principal Environmental Consultant - Birmingham

Posted 12 March by Capita

Senior Environmental Consultant (EIA) - Water & Environment

Birmingham


Background

Following 2 years of continued success and growth in Capita's Water and Environment team, we are expanding our teams across all levels to support our delivery of a variety of projects in the Rivers and Coastal sector whilst supporting our Water, Rail, Highways and Tunnels divisions. Our key clients include the Environment Agency, Local Authorities and other leading national and international infrastructure providers.

The Capita infrastructure division delivers projects in the UK and across the globe. We have successfully delivered many high profile projects including the award-winning Newhaven Flood Alleviation Scheme, Dalmuir Wastewater Treatment Works in Scotland and the £400M Shatin-Central Link Cross-Harbour Tunnels in Hong Kong. We have recently won a £1M package of flood alleviation schemes in the Northwest of England and a number of site supervision contracts for flood alleviation schemes across the Southeast. Our pipeline of opportunities includes some of the most exciting major infrastructure projects in Europe, including HS2 Phases 1 and 2 and the Oosterwelt Link Immersed Tube Tunnel in Belgium.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our expansion process and to help Capita maintain and grow our position as a leading supplier of engineering and environmental services.

The Role & Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a Senior/Principal Environmental Scientist to help us grow our team. As part of your role you will provide a significant contribution to delivering projects for the Environment Agency and other clients across England and Wales. Projects will include a variety of fluvial and coastal flooding projects, as well as strategies and other infrastructure projects (water, rail, housing or commercial property). You will be working on delivering the environmental and EIA elements of those including both the technical elements of projects as well as the management ones.

About Capita | Real Estate and Infrastructure

Capita Real Estate & Infrastructure is one of the UK's largest multifaceted consultancies, delivering property and infrastructure projects on a local, national and international scale. We have over 4,000 employees at 50 offices in the UK and internationally, offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services. The breadth and depth of our experience ensures that we are able to add value to any project, regardless of its size, complexity or sector.

Key skills

  • EIA/SEA

  • Environmental Legislation

  • Environmental Clerk of Works/Environmental site audits

  • Environmental Management Plans

  • Project work

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Excellent report writing skills

  • Project Management

    In addition to the above, you would be expected to be able to demonstrate working experience in some of the following technical areas:

  • Work experience in delivering EIA

  • Work experience on rail projects

  • Work experience on river/coastal projects

  • Experience on projects needing Habitats Directive Assessment or Water Framework Directive Assessment

  • Ecology

  • Consenting

  • Stakeholder engagement

  • Town and Country Planning

  • Contaminated Land

  • CEEQUAL/BREEAM

  • Sustainability Assessments

  • Health Impact Assessments

    As part of your role you will be asked to develop the technical aspects of projects from feasibility to detailed design with particular regards to the environmental assessment process, consultation, applying for consents and submitting a planning application.

    Qualifications

    As the successful candidate, you will hold a BSc/MSc in a related Environmental Science field with experience in EIA. You will be a member of a relevant institution working towards chartership or be chartered. You will also drive on behalf of the company to visit clients/sites etc and therefore a valid UK driving licence is essential.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you a company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

What we hope you will do next

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