Environmental & Planning Officer/ Team Leader

Posted on May 4, 2022 by Hydroplan Group

England, United Kingdom
Research
Immediate Start
£25k - £38k Annual
Full-Time
Environmental & Planning Officer/ Team Leader
Location: Fort William/Dorset/Lancashire
Salary: £25,000 - £38,000 (depending on experience)
We are a well-established, leading UK renewable energy consultancy with a focus on hydropower and we specialise in the feasibility, design, and project management of schemes.
We are looking for a motivated and diligent person to become part of our close-knit team.
Responsibilities:
Describing the environmental and technical aspects (positive and negative) of a small hydro scheme requires good communication skills (especially written.) Typical tasks will include:
• Environment and planning applications including liaison with regulatory bodies.
• Specifying and managing specialist sub-contractors - you will be involved in everything from on-site meetings to negotiating mitigation.
• Working with designers and estimators to reach a compromise between any technical or environmental constraints and the economic viability of the projects options.
• Producing sections for Environmental Statements based on specialist technical/ Environmental reports (often provided by others)
• Regular site visits (very often to remote sites) and meetings with regulators and surveyors.
• Assembling and checking the planning consents, so that they are consistent, and of good quality.
• Writing technical and environmental standards
• Work as part of a team to suggest improvements which will benefit our clients.
Qualifications/Experience:
You are likely to:
• Have a formal environmental or scientific qualification (degree, HND/HNC)
• Have a good knowledge of environmental fieldwork, production of Environmental Statements and environmental regulation.
• Be an excellent written and spoken communicator at all levels
• Be fit, confident, and safe on the hill and near water.
• Be computer literate and ideally have a working knowledge of mapping or graphical software.
• Hydro/aquatic experience including flow monitoring would be useful
• Good report writing and analytical skills
• Ability to balance the needs of development and conservation.
This is a great opportunity for a dedicated and exceptional candidate. Tell us about your expertise and ambitions and, if your application is successful, we will reward you accordingly.
To apply, please send your CV to ajones(at)hydroplan.co.uk. For more information visit

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Reference: 1586386401

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