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Stantec Senior Environmental Advisor / Scientist in Reading, United Kingdom

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Stantec’s Environmental Team is working closely with our clients to develop innovative, sustainable and efficient solutions to their needs by applying genuinely new ways of working. We are looking for driven individuals who think differently and love to challenge conventional thinking to join us in a growing, collaborative team of likeminded engineers working to meet the unprecedented industry-wide efficiency and environmental challenges.

Currently we are seeking a Senior Environmental Adviser / Consultant to join us in Reading or High Wycombe. We are excited by the potential growth prospects and this is a good opportunity to join an ambitious team that will provide you with plenty of scope for career progression in the coming years.

You will primarily support the delivery of our UK infrastructure programmes, primarily the water sector but with potential to work on Highways England, Network Rail, National Grid and other infrastructure programmes. You will collaborate and work closely with our multidisciplinary engineering and design teams while providing support and advice to the contractors we are working with.

We can offer you many benefits including a competitive benefits package, a strong culture of learning and development, and a great environment to work in. As we look to further diversify and grow our wider Stantec UK business you will potentially be presented with future opportunities across our diversified business lines to further your career.


You will hold a Bachelor or Master’s degree in one of the following:- Environmental Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Science or Environmental Planning that is accredited by the relevant professional body (CIWEM, IEMA or RTPI).

You will have experience of environmental appraisals and EIAs / planning applications, and knowledge of the UK consenting regime for infrastructure projects is essential. You will have experience of working with utilities and/ or water companies and working within a consulting environment will also be of benefit.

Preferably, you will have an understanding of town planning, sustainability, landscape, archaeology, ecology, contaminated land, hydrology and the nuisance regime.

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