Air Quality Engineer

Contract type: Full time
Type: Building performance engineering
Location: Bristol
Closing date: 12 Feb 2018

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Air Quality Engineer to join our thriving Building Performance Engineering business in our central Bristol office, Merchants House BS1 4RW, a large multidisciplinary office overlooking the Bristol Harbourside.

The team has a diverse portfolio of work, typically delivered alongside a number of our other consultancy services. Recent projects include the assessment of a large energy centre in a busy city location, modelling pollutant concentrations at the façade of high profile high rise development and monitoring NO2 in rural Wales.

We are a market leader and an exceptional employer, as recognised in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For and Construction Investing in Talent Awards (Best Place to Work). We believe in looking after our people and our values help create a unique, dynamic, working environment. You can expect inspired, motivated colleagues who are keen to innovate!

What you need to bring to the team/your role

We will expect you to be enthusiastic, industrious and hungry to learn with strong written, numeracy and verbal communication skills and a client-focussed approach to your work. A typical day will include:

  • Undertaking air quality Impact Assessments involving road traffic, combustion, dust and odour emissions
  • Air quality dispersion modelling and indoor and outdoor pollutant monitoring
  • Report writing and contribution to Environmental Statement Preparation
  • Liaising with local authorities
  • Provide support to Environmental Permit applications
  • Providing support for planning Appeals/Public Inquiries etc.
  • Client liaison/business development
  • Attending public consultation events.

You will be expected to have:

  • BSc/MSc or equivalent in a relevant degree discipline
  • IEMA/IAQM/IES membership and working towards Chartership 
  • Knowledge of legislative and planning framework
  • Knowledge of dispersion modelling using models such as ADMS-Roads, AERMOD and ADMS 5 and automatic model generation would be advantageous
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing and verbally
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Familiarity with commonly applied air quality monitoring methods
  • Competent user of GIS and Microsoft Excel.

We are willing to consider early-career professionals as well as bright, enthusiastic, and ambitious graduates.

This is a permanent position, offering a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Hydrock is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact hydrockrecruitment@hydrock.com

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