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Technical Officer
 The Energy Institute (EI)
Remuneration:  £24,000 - £25,000  p.a. plus benefits
Location:  London, UK
Closing Date:  2 January 2017
Apply:  Energy Institute Website


The Energy Institute (EI) is the chartered professional membership body for the global energy industry, providing learning and networking opportunities, professional recognition and energy knowledge resources for individuals and companies worldwide. The EI is an Investors in People organisation.

This is a two-year fixed-term contract, suitable for a recent graduate or someone with an interest in the energy sector who would like to gain broad experience and exposure in the industry, gain a broad perspective on safety and environmental issues, or gain a foothold in project management.

The role will be to support the development of the EI’s Technical research work programme, in particular related to human factors, power utilities and environment, as well as assist in its delivery to customers.  This is a very varied role, so you will need to be able to adapt to new tasks quickly.

You will work with senior people in the energy sector through committee meetings and industry events, and gain a broad understanding of a number of safety and environmental issues the industry faces. This role is fixed for two years.

Find the job description and apply via the Energy Institute website


Environmental Professional
Remuneration:   Competitive
Location:  Bristol, UK
Closing Date:  01 December 2017
Apply:  Jacobs Website


JACOBS is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. They offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients.

Jacobs have an immediate requirement for a motivated and hardworking environmental professional to work in our Environmental Management and Support team focussed on delivery to clients in the nuclear and defence sectors.

The team are involved in a growing number of complex projects in these sectors encompassing a range of environmental issues which require assessment and the development of management plans in conjunction with our clients.

The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Job Responsibilities

Jacobs is a leading service provider in environmental consultancy, supporting projects at all stages from initial conception through to construction and maintenance.

You are likely to find yourself working independently (potentially on client sites) but will be part of our professional team identifying and assessing project environmental aspects and impacts to produce whole life management and improvement plans. You will be expected to:

  • Identify potential health, safety and environmental hazards of specific projects and demonstrate a commitment to your own safety and those around you.
  • Understand the objectives, priorities and inter-dependencies of project stakeholders and be able to manage and reflect these in the reports and assessments produced.
  • Design and manage workshops and communicate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Think creatively and logically to work with project teams to resolve design and development problems.
  • Write and review deliverables to a high quality standard (including reports, proposals and specifications).

Desirable qualifications include:

  • Practitioner member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (PIEMA) with aspiration to become a Full Member of IEMA and a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv).

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Find out more and apply via the Jacobs website


Senior EIA Consultant

Remuneration:   £30000 - £35000 per annum
Location:  Bristol
Closing Date:  -
Apply:  Mattinson Partnership Recruitment Specialist


A leading environmental and engineering consultancy recruiting a Senior level EIA specialist into their Bristol multi-disciplinary environmental team. As part of your brief you will have the opportunity to offer vital coordination and project delivery support to the existing friendly and successful UK wide team. The organisation is keen to hear from candidates with an array of demonstrable experience undertaking EIA project work in a variety of sectors including, but not limited to property and infrastructure.


As a Senior EIA Consultant your brief will include:

  • Responsibility for the co-ordination of EIA projects, including liaising with the multi-disciplinary team, subcontractors and statutory authorities
  • Preparation and project management of Environmental Statements and additional supporting assessments
  • Client liaison and contribution to business development including preparation of fee proposals and assistance with bids.

Working at a Senior level, you will have responsibility for project delivery, including the management of finances and resources associated with the project. You will also have the opportunity to assist with business development initiatives such as fee proposals and tender presentations.

Qualifications/experience requirements include:

  • Full IEEM and/or Chartered Environmentalist status

Find out more and apply via the Mattinson Partnership website


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