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At Arup, we design and deliver ground-breaking icons through our work in infrastructure, building design and specialist technical services. Independent in ownership and spirit, we’re a global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical experts who use our skills to make a positive difference in the world.
Our ecological staff possess a wide range of technical specialisms, and include botanists, ornithologists, and specialists in amphibians, reptiles, mammals and invertebrates.
We are frequently involved in consultation with both statutory and non-statutory bodies, including nature conservation organisations, in order to achieve the best outcome for our client and the environment.
We work on wide ranging types and scales of project in the UK and overseas minimising risks to programmes and costs, and improving the value of completed schemes.
Our ecology experts work as a team with specialists from a wide range of disciplines, including landscape architects, planners, other environmental specialists, engineers and project managers, to deliver sustainable and integrated design solutions.
About the role
Right now we’re looking for Assistant Ecologist to join our multi-disciplinary environment team in Solihull, initially for a 6 month contract starting in February/March, with the potential to join our Graduate scheme from September 2018 (for candidates with less than two years relevant work experience post-graduation).
You will work within a wider ecology team to deliver an effective and professional service to a range of clients. Projects can vary in duration which helps to provide a diverse working environment. This is a varied role, and your day-to-day responsibilities could include the following:
Due to the nature of our work you will have the opportunity to gain a broad range of skills, and will develop over the course of your employment as you gain increased responsibility. Both commercial and technical training is available and encouraged as you gain more experience.
This is an opportunity to gain some great experience on challenging projects in the early stages of your career, with one of the UK’s leading environmental and multi-disciplinary consultancies.
What we look for
We expect our Assistant Ecologists to demonstrate drive to continuously improve their ecological knowledge and skills, and to be keen to learn about practical applications of ecology in order to deliver an excellent consultancy service to our clients. As such, we are looking for the following qualifications, skills and attributes in you:
The deadline for applications is 16th November 2017.
Please note that we are unable to offer Tier 2 visa sponsorship for this role. Therefore you must ensure that you are eligible to work in the UK without our sponsorship in order for your application to be considered.
Date posted: 16/09/2017
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