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Req Id : 7072 

Job Title : Graduate Ecologist  

Business Unit Sector : PCL-WTR EMEIA 


Opportunity Type : College full time 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

Job Family
Eng & Technical Specialities
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Salary Plan
ENS: Eng & Technical Specialties
Job Summary

Why Black & Veatch? 
It’s what we do. Why? Because we’re driven by solving clients’ complex problems, building relationships and fulfilling our Mission of Building a World of Difference®. 

Black & Veatch helps to improve and sustain the quality of life around the world. Every day, we’re doing work that improves lives, sparks economic development, strengthens public health and changes communities for the better. 

As a Black & Veatch professional, you’ll be working on sustainable solutions to some of today’s biggest energy, water and communications challenges. We have more than 100 offices worldwide and projects in more than 100 countries. This means you’ll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects all over the world. In addition we offer excellent benefits like: 

Competitive salary 
Paid membership of two professional institutions
25 days annual leave + bank holidays and option to purchase up to 5 extra annual leave days per year
Pension (8% employer contribution when employee contributes 5%) 
Online benefits scheme offering a wide range of flexible benefits 
Season ticket loan 

Are you ready to Rise to the Challenge? 

Key Responsibilities

We are currently recruiting for Graduate or Intern Ecologists for our Chester & Redhill offices to grow our expanding environmental team, which includes ecologists, landscape architects, geomorphologists, EIA specialists and many other disciplines. You will be assisting on a range of ecological field surveys, desk studies, design and reporting as well as opportunities to provide Ecological Clerk of Works roles on sites.
We have an active Community of Ecological Practice and will support you through the various levels of membership of CIEEM to eventual Chartership. We will also encourage your development in order to obtain protected species licences related to your interest, by providing field experience, mentoring and training as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Completed (or completing) a relevant Environmental degree
Excellent report writing skills
Flexibility to travel and unsociable hours for field work 
Full driving licence

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

Post-graduate qualification in Ecology 
Some ecology field work experience



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