Environmental Consultant Jobs

Environmental consultant jobs study the natural world, particularly how it is affected by human activities. Environmental science is a vast field addressing issues such as climate change, population growth and dwindling energy supplies. Environmental consultant jobs often apply their expertise to help ensure ‘sustainable development' by choosing practices that minimise environmental damage. These environmental scientists then consultant on their findings.

Environmental consultant jobs work across a range of different sectors including conservation, energy, engineering and waste management. Environmental consultant jobs work may also involve protecting communities, for example by ensuring that water supplies are safe to drink or by taking steps to prevent the risk of floods caused by climate change.

Environmental consultant jobs need:

  • a sound background in science and maths 
  • a precise and methodical approach 
  • to have planning and problem-solving skills 
  • to be able to analyse and interpret data 
  • to have strong communication skills 
  • to enjoy working outdoors and be willing to work abroad 
  • to be interested in maths, science, geography and environmental issues.

Most scientists take a degree in environmental science or a similar subject. Some then undertake specialist postgraduate training. It is also possible to start work as a technician with GCSEs/S grades (A-C/1-3). Work experience, paid or voluntary, may increase the chances of employment. After experience in the environmental scientist field you can then move into a consultancy role.

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  1. Mechanical Fitter

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £13.50 p/h

    Category: Engineering/Technical

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for Time-served Mechanical Fitter for the Glasgow area.
    Duties include the mechanical assembly of the components for the oil & gas industry.
    Previous experience is essential.
    This vacancy is currently being advertised on behalf of Stafffinders who are acting as an employment agency.

  2. CNC Machinist

    Location: Stirling

    Salary: £13.00 p/h

    Category: CNC Machinist

    On behalf of our client, Stafffinders are currently recruiting for a Mazak and Fanuc operator with experience of machining API threads or drilling related threading.

    Ability to work with a variety of materials.

    You may be required to work dayshifts and backshifts on a rota basis.

    £10.00 to £13 ...

  3. Project engineer

    Location: Alloa

    Salary: £32000 to £32000 p/a

    Category: Project Engineer

    An exciting opportunity is available for a project engineer to join a leading company in the demolition sector.
     
    Excellent opportunity for Graduates.
     
    Working on site, along with site Management you will be required to do the following duties:
    - Health & Safety management
    - Risk assessment documents
    -Site drawings
    - Work as part of ...

  4. Electrical Design Engineer

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Design/CAD/Drafting

    An exciting opportunity for an experienced Electrical Design engineer to join a market leader within their design team. Covering the market end to end they are growing in the market and continue to dominate the industry. The ideal candidate must have: - 5 years water treatment/systems experience- HNC/HND or ...

  5. CAD Technician

    Location: Inverness

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Design/CAD/Drafting

    An exciting opportunity for an experienced CAD Technician to join a market leader within their design team. Covering the market end to end they are growing in the market and continue to dominate the industry. The ideal candidate must have:- Minimum 4 years experience as a CAD technician within Civil ...

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