Environmental Consultant Job Description

Environmental Consultant Job Description

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Environmental consultant provides technical support on a variety of environmental compliance, environmental impact assessments, environmental and social due diligence, regulatory permitting and site remediation projects.

Environmental Consultant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Complete site visits and fieldwork, prepare figures and reports, interact with clients, develop and track budgets, and support other projects as needed
Plan and schedule on-site assessments or other work as assigned
Monitoring environmental remediation projects and maintenance of environmental remediation systems
Provide general environmental compliance support to clients
A focus on project delivery and the ability to work in a team environment
Adaptability and flexibility to meet project requirements in high pressure situations
Relevant Tertiary Degree (Environmental) Ideally 1 – 4 years post grad experience
Offshore Oil and Gas approval experience (preferable)
Competently undertake own work to an excellent standard
Management of own work, including technical delivery, management of finances, and programme delivery

Environmental Consultant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Environmental Consultant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EIT, HAZWOPER, OSHA, ISO, OHSAS, EHS, PG, PE, BREEAM, PMP

Education for Environmental Consultant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the environmental consultant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Environmental Engineering, Management, Technical, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Management

Skills for Environmental Consultant

Desired skills for environmental consultant include:

EIA process and environmental technical specialisms
MS Office applications
Environmental impact assessment and relevant legislation in the UK
Due diligence and permitting
Environmental legislation
Are essential
CDM regulations and site management
Consulting environment

Desired experience for environmental consultant includes:

No problem with constant trips
Already stablished in Mexico City
Have an understanding of broader sustainability issues
MEng, MSc, BEng (Hons), or BSc (Hons) in a relevant science or engineering subject
Demonstrate a proven track record in contaminated land with knowledge and experience in Phase 1 Desk Studies, Phase 2 Site Investigations, and where possible remediation design and supervision for a range of different types of projects
Demonstrate a proven track record of project management of contaminated land and brownfield projects including managing small project teams resulting in delivery to high standards

Environmental Consultant Examples


Environmental Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of environmental consultant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for environmental consultant
  • Undertaking of environmental audits and monitoring in line with the relevant environmental auditing and monitoring procedures and protocols
  • Training staff on environmental compliance
  • Preparation of environmental audit and monitoring reports
  • Ensuring that the quality of deliverables is to the consistently high standards demanded by the Project
  • Applying industry best practice in all aspects of work
  • Understanding Quality, HSE and Company Systems and ensuring that they are applied in all lines of work
  • Effectively communicate with contractors and other organisations within Project team on issues of environmental compliance
  • Provide tool-box talks and training to contractor’s staff
  • Co-ordination with the environmental regulator where required
  • Attends regular and ad-hoc Project meetings
Qualifications for environmental consultant
  • 4 to 6 years of related experience in consulting, corporate, or industrial environment
  • Chartered (or actively working towards chartership) with either GeolSoc, ICE or CIWEM
  • Good working knowledge and demonstrable understanding of the relevant codes of practice, industry standards and best practice for contaminated land and waste, with preferable knowledge of the Scottish legislation
  • Prepare technical project documents (e.g., Resource Reports, Environmental Impact Statements/Environmental Assessments, Biological Assessments, management and mitigation plans, ), including research, writing, word processing, building tables and spreadsheets, tabulating, and manipulating data
  • Professional registration as P.Eng., P.Geo., or P.Ag
  • Good knowledge and understanding of environmental and sustainability issues related to the infrastructure sector

Environmental Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an environmental consultant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for environmental consultant
  • Provide technical advice to the Project team on environmental issues, where required
  • Assist in providing solutions for environmental issues which arise on site
  • Industrial Emissions Licence and Integrated Pollution Control Licence support, Due Diligence Auditing and Environmental Management Systems
  • Working with a wide range of clients including private sector and government
  • Assisting with drafting client proposals, reports and presentations under direction from senior staff
  • Attending seminars/conferences on related topics, and sharing knowledge gained with the team
  • Depending on interest and experience, business priorities, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to a variety of wider projects delivered by the business
  • Leading on routine liaison with the monitoring sub-contractor to organise monitoring schedules, access permits and any other required consents
  • Tracking laboratory performance and dealing with sample queries through the monitoring sub-contractor
  • Co-ordinating updates to risk assessments and method statements
Qualifications for environmental consultant
  • Willingness to travel to meet the needs of specific projects
  • Dutch speaking, fluent in French and English
  • A relevant environmental degree / post graduate degree
  • Flexible attitude and a willingness to develop
  • Strong research and analytical capabilities and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage your own time and work to deadlines

Environmental Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental consultant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for environmental consultant
  • Implements through site/location safety personnel safety, loss prevention and occupational health programs for compliance with applicable local and regional SHE regulations for multiple sites within a business unit
  • Support, coordinate and analyze occupational safety and health, industrial hygiene and appropriate environmental regulations and laws and recordkeeping for completeness and consistency
  • Ensuring timely transfer of monitoring data from sub-contractor, undertaking QA of data, uploading to database and managing database so that it is maintained and up to date
  • Responding in accordance with project timelines to standard reporting events and non-compliance events
  • Preparing accurate and timely monthly data summary reports, quarterly factual reports and annual interpretative reports
  • Maintaining project programmes and update quality and environmental plans in accordance with project requirements
  • Project based travel and site work, working away both in the UK and internationally
  • Act in the spirit of Golder’s values and do not misinterpret their meaning
  • Provide environmental support and advice to Urban Vision’s other services and business units, including air quality, noise, contaminated land and environmental pollution related matters
  • Assist in promoting Urban Vision and marketing its services to the Greater Manchester authorities, other authorities, and other internal and external clients to bring in new work
Qualifications for environmental consultant
  • Preferably additional degree as environmental coordinator and/or prevention advisor
  • Confidence with working in a team and in a future client facing role
  • The right to work in Singapore - citizenship or permanent residency
  • More than 2 years of relevant work experience within EIA
  • Good communication and organisation skills required
  • At least 2 years of experience in environmental consultancy work is essential

Environmental Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of environmental consultant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for environmental consultant
  • Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and central regulations to ensure compliance
  • Effectively communicate complex issues to non-experts by developing executive presentations, guidance documents, alerts, workshops and work practices
  • The co-ordination and supervision of ground investigations
  • Obtaining samples and dispatching to the testing lab
  • Assisting senior staff with the scheduling of lab testing
  • Monitoring activities
  • Preparation of factual reports and drawings
  • Assisting with factual elements within interpretive reports
  • Managing investigation contractors and liaising with testing laboratories
  • Have and maintain an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the range of environmental disciplines involved in the Remediation Practice including Phase 1 and Phase 2 environmental site assessments, Fate & Transport Modelling, human health and ecological risk assessments and the evaluation of remedial options
Qualifications for environmental consultant
  • Understanding of EIA processes, protocols and applicable legislations
  • Preferable experience regarding EIA for infrastructure and planning projects, other relevant EIA experience could also be considered for the position
  • Valid driving license as this position may require travelling
  • Good understanding of field sampling, soil logging and data QA
  • Familiar with developing and implementing H&S risk assessment
  • Site operational history and waste management practices

Environmental Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an environmental consultant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for environmental consultant
  • Project management experience including budget control, task development, and stakeholder liaison
  • Ability to clearly communicate project objectives and expected outcomes to team members, sub-consultants and a wider audience
  • Ability to undertake field assessments solely and in conjunction with team members
  • Help co-ordinate the production, writing and/or technical review environmental reports, scoping reports or Environmental Statements
  • Delivering high-quality EIA programmes to agreed budgets and deadlines
  • Contributing to team resourcing, training, and strategic management
  • Taking a supporting role in the preparation of bids and tenders
  • Mentoring junior staff and encouraging their personal development goals
  • Taking a support or lead role (as appropriate) in the preparation of bids and tenders
  • Attending NWY leadership meetings and reporting on activity and successes
Qualifications for environmental consultant
  • Corporate succession and viability research
  • Industrial statistics of various types
  • Online repository systems for environmental ADR proceedings
  • Evidence tracking systems
  • Document imaging/OCR
  • Corporate research

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