Senior / Principal Environmental Consultant

Ref No. EMP406636
Location Birmingham, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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My client are expanding their teams across all levels to support their delivery of a variety of projects in the Rivers and Coastal sector whilst supporting their Water, Rail, Highways and Tunnels divisions.


Experience on Rail and River/ Coastal Projects

The Job

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

The Role & Responsibilities

My client is currently seeking a Senior/Principal Environmental Scientist to help them grow their 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.

Key skills

  • 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
  • Sustainability Assessments
  • Health Impact Assessments


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

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.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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