Environmental Scientist

Job Position: Environmental Scientist

Job Description:

The successful candidate will carry out the following:

• Work as part of and support cross disciplinary teams working in preliminary design, statutory consent and construction stage projects
• Provide support with statutory consent applications for large scale public infrastructure (e.g. SID and conventional planning applications in the transport, water and power sectors)
• Support the preparation of statutory consent applications and associated reports including, e.g. EIARs

Candidate Specification:

• The successful candidate will possess the following;
• Relevant Degree (e.g. Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science)
• Be working towards Chartered Status and membership of a relevant professional organisation (MIEEM, MIEMA, MRUP, MIPI, CIWEM, Engineers Ireland);
• Strong knowledge of planning legislation, policy and practice as it relates to the delivery of infrastructure in the power, water or transport sectors;
• Have excellent and written communication skills, with the ability to integrate into the existing team, and work alongside colleagues of other disciplines;
• Have good commercial acumen and effective client facing skills;
• Have effective business winning/client relationship skills;
• Have excellent report writing, presentation and communication skills with a strong ‘can do’ attitude;
• Full driving licence essential.

Job Profile:

We are a management, engineering, and development consultancy with 16,000 staff and a global reach spanning six continents. Our network of 170 principal offices in 140 countries gives us local market insight backed by world class expertise to deliver excellence for every client.

Mott MacDonald Ireland is seeking an Environmental Scientist to join their Environment business to work alongside engineers, scientists, planners and other staff on some of the most exciting infrastructure projects in Ireland, particularly in the water, energy and transport sectors.

The role will be based in either Dublin or Cork subject to the successful candidate's preference.  

Equality, diversity and inclusion 

Equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are at the heart of our organisation. We promote equal opportunities and have several initiatives to create an inclusive workplace culture; Our dedicated inclusive recruitment page provides more information on our efforts and recognitions.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at reasonable.adjustments@mottmac.com and we will talk to you about how we can assist.

Flexible working

At Mott MacDonald, we support our staff to create work-life balance which works for them and welcome candidates looking for career flexibility. We are open to discussing flexible working at interview stage. 


We can offer:
• Pension matched up to 7%;
• Competitive annual leave;
• An annual professional institution subscription;
• Life insurance;
• Income Continuance/Disability Benefit;
• Enhanced parental leave;
• Annual company performance bonus scheme – Subject to company performance;
• Cycle to Work Scheme;
• Taxsaver Travel Scheme

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