Senior Air Quality Consultant

RPS Group
Brighton, Bristol or London
30 July 2021

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​RPS is a leading global professional services firm with over 5,000 people. Our company is flexible, friendly and creative.  We strive to be different from our competitors by being passionate about delivering results.  We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

RPS is looking for an experienced air quality consultant to join us as Senior Consultant, based out of our Brighton, Bristol or London office. Our work covers planning and infrastructure developments across a wide range of sectors for both public and private sector clients. RPS is leading global multi disciplinary consultancy working in all areas of the built and natural environment, shaping the future of our environmental, social and economic landscapes. 

Your role
You will be working with a strong team of highly knowledgeable environmental consultants giving you the opportunity to develop your skill set and progress your career. Key duties will include:

• Atmospheric dispersion modelling of road emission sources and stationary point sources
• Preparing ambient air quality monitoring strategies
• Undertaking calculations and processing modelling/monitoring results, interpretation of data,
and production of reports, drawings, figures and tables
• Assessment of odour and dust risks
• Project managing air quality projects of some complexity within timescales and according to
agreed budgets, including control of scope of work
• Actively contributing ideas to identifying changes in working practices to maximise internal
• Providing guidance and well-informed advice to less experienced consultants
• Deputising for Principal Consultants and Directors

Your skills and experience
We’d like you to have a degree in mathematics, physics, chemistry, environmental science, geography or a similar subject preferably with a related master’s degree and full Membership of the Institute of Air Quality Management or the necessary qualifications/ experience to become a Member.

You’ll have solid professional experience of modelling air quality impacts associated with emissions from road vehicles and stacks, extensive experience of ADMS Roads, ADMS 5 and/or AERMOD. Experience of modelling emissions from airports is desirable.

Good financial and project management skills are essential, as are great influencing and communication skills that enable you to build, maintain and consolidate strong working relationships with colleagues, clients and external bodies.

There will be some travel – a full, clean UK driving licence will be required.

What we offer you
​We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself.  We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects across the UK.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including:  25 days holiday + bank holidays, option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, company pension scheme, Group Disability Scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Dental Cover, Gadget Insurance, Professional Memberships and access to BenefitHub offering discounts, cash back offer and rewards.


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