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EIAR Consultant

  • Salary

    Comprehensive Salary and Benefits Package
  • Education level

    Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of Ireland’s fastest growing environmental consultancies. This role presents an opportunity for the successful candidate to join a dynamic team of environmental professionals who are specialists in their fields and who work in a collaborative, team environment to provide the highest quality services to clients.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a positive attitude, an ability to motivate others and a demonstrated willingness to learn and keep up to date with changing legislation and industry trends and developments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Authoring chapters of Environmental Impact Assessments and other environmental projects (for example Strategic Environmental Assessments, EIA Screenings, Stakeholder Engagement, environmental planning application documentation);
  • Input into design stage of various projects from an environmental aspect
  • Liaising with project teams and attendance at project meetings when required
  • Ensuring that the quality of deliverables is to a consistently high standard and ensuring that all deliverables are undertaken in accordance with relevant legislation and best practice;
  • Ensuring the delivery of exceptional Client service, delivering all work on time and to a high standard within project delivery deadlines;
Essential abilities
  • Assess the impact of proposed developments on specific aspects of the environment
  • Author chapters of an EIAr as well as at least one in a specific discipline (such as climate, material assets etc.)
  • Take ownership of project work from inception to completion and provide regular progress reports to the Project Manager;
  • Report to the Technical Director on workflows and deliverables;
  • Prioritise projects while managing client expectations and project deadlines;
Your Profile
  • A third-level qualification in environmental science, ecology, environmental engineering, or related fields that give the candidate the necessary skills to complete the role;
  • A minimum of 1 years post-graduate technical experience in fulfilling similar functions or in a similar role;
  • An understanding of the Irish planning system;
  • Experience working with EU and Irish environmental legislation,
  • Experience at project EIAR/Planning/Construction stage;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of EIAr and EPA Licencing regulations.
  • Professional membership (MIEEM, MIEMA, MRUP, MIPI, CIWEM, Engineers Ireland (not required, but would be advantageous)
What’s on offer
  • a full time, permanent position
  • an industry leading remuneration package
  • competitive annual leave entitlements
  • an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • an opportunity to work as part of a wider engaged, positive and successful team of environmental experts of varying disciplines with a broad range of skills and experience
  • a collaborative, positive and enjoyable learning environment
  • an opportunity to work on a varied range of projects, broadening skills and experience all the time with
  • an emphasis on continued professional development, training and periodic performance reviews to develop your career within the company
  • remote working will be facilitated
  • a hybrid work model, supported by state-of-the-art IT infrastructure and project and time management systems.

The role can be located in either Dublin or Wexford