Assistant Consultant

Amec Foster Wheeler
£Competitive plus benefits
17 July 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler’s air quality team has a long track record and an exciting portfolio of contracts and clients.  We are currently working on projects in a range of sectors such as transport including aviation, government, clean energy, conventional and renewable energy, mining, general industry and oil and gas in the UK and internationally.

Due to the continued success of our team, we are currently looking to recruit a high-calibre Assistant Consultant to support the delivery of projects across some or all sectors. The successful candidate will be keen to begin a career in air quality and to develop his or her skills at Amec Foster Wheeler, one of the world’s leading engineering, project management and consultancy companies.

 Amec Foster Wheeler is committed to the continued professional development of its staff. You will be supported and guided by senior colleagues, and provided with suitable training. You will have excellent opportunities to progress by furthering your technical capabilities and to explore the wider interests of our company. With us, you’ll be challenged, you’ll be encouraged to excel, you’ll be given the opportunity to build a rewarding career and you’ll be proud to be part of the Amec Foster Wheeler team.

Key Responsibilities

Working in the Air Quality Team you will provide inputs to both large and small consultancy projects and proposals, many of which are multi-disciplinary.  Your main responsibilities will include:

  • air quality and odour monitoring on site
  • air dispersion modelling using ADMS, ADMS-Roads, AERMOD and other models
  • emissions inventory compilation
  • data collection and analysis
  • assessment and reporting

You will be expected to work to manage your own workload and work to deadlines and budgets.

Role Requirements

  • A keen interest in developing your skills and a career at a globally recognised environmental consultancy
  • Minimum upper second degree-level qualification in engineering, science or maths and ideally also a postgraduate qualification in environmental science, technology, engineering or policy
  • Strong mathematical / quantitative analysis skills and understanding of physical and chemical processes
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to write concise reports in English
  • The ability to develop Excel-based spreadsheet solutions to manipulate efficiently large and complex datasets
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Basic knowledge of air quality monitoring techniques and strategies would be advantageous
  • Some experience of using air dispersion models would be advantageous

 For further details on this post or to apply, please visit our website


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