EIA Consultant - Power

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Environmental Jobs
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Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Start Date:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
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Job Summary

Due to continued success in the power sector AECOM have opportunities for an EIA Consultant to join our Environment and Planning team in Edinburgh or Glasgow.

The successful candidate would join the UK’s largest team of EIA practitioners and would play key role in the management and delivery of projects across a wider range of energy projects. These include electricity transmission and interconnectors, renewables (onshore/offshore wind, solar and hydro power) as well as electricity storage. In addition, there are opportunities to work in other sectors, and also internationally.The role will involve provision of environmental inputs throughout the development of projects - from due diligence, feasibility and routeing studies or option appraisals, to EIA and preparation of consent applications, as well as post planning and pre-construction/construction phase work.

Candidates should have at least 2 years of experience in EIA, preferably in the power sector. You should have a background in environmental sciences or planning and be conversant with EIA and planning regulations and procedures. Experience of a range of consenting regimes e.g. Town and Country Planning Act, Electricity Act and/or the Planning Act or an EIA discipline e.g. hydrology, ecology, etc. would be advantageous.

The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the Job / Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standard:

  • Assist, prepare and coordinate multidisciplinary environmental inputs to a wide range of development projects
  • Prepare deliverables such EIA screening and scoping activities, Environmental Statements including co-ordination of specialist chapters, routeing studies, feasibility studies or due diligence reports
  • Liaise with clients and internal supply teams including the sustainability and energy development teams
  • Work in partnership with other members of the Environmental Team, assisting the delivery of projects
  • Work with design teams to ensure that environmental considerations are appropriately taken into account
  • Assist and prepare technical proposals.

For minimum requirements and qualifications, please visit AECOM jobs with the link attached

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