Environmental Professional

Dublin, Ireland Countrywide
02 Sep 2016
26 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
JACOBS is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors. With offices in Dublin, Cork and Belfast, our Ireland Operations boasts an extensive portfolio spanning industry sectors from infrastructure and buildings to semiconductor and pharmaceutical.

Our Innovative Sustainable Solutions Business Unit provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise over 1,000 staff across Ireland and the UK, providing services over the spectrum of environmental specialisms.

To meet our growing business needs and future development aspirations, we are looking for an Environmental Professional to join our Dublin or Belfast Team. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

In servicing our client base, our Ireland based team project manage and deliver Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA), Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEA), Environment Management Systems (EMS), environmental monitoring programmes and permit applications. Our team are currently working on a range of diverse, high profile projects across Ireland and the UK.

Position Summary

As an environmental consultant you will be working on a wide range of projects, including a number of high profile international infrastructure developments. You will work as part of a team, helping to plan and deliver programmes on a range of projects for a variety of clients. Your role will include:

• Identifying health and safety hazards of specific projects, demonstrating a commitment to your own health and safety and to those around you;

• delivery of high quality multi-disciplinary environmental projects, including EIA and SEA to Clients;

• Provision of technical input to environmental assessment projects including data collection, analysis and assessment;

• Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues and client teams;

• Writing and supporting the review of environmental deliverables;

• Financial monitoring, document control and progress reporting; and

• Attendance and input at both Jacobs and client meetings/workshops.


• Recognised degree level qualification with a Masters or 2nd degree preferable;

• Relevant experience, either working within a commercial or consulting environment;

• Experience in understanding and identifying environmental impacts associated with infrastructure projects;

• Technical abilities in the areas of EIA and SEA and the ability to support the delivery of high quality environmental deliverables;

• Knowledge of environmental legislation - particularly Irish legislation and guidance;

• Excellent written and oral communications, including editorial skills;

• Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice;

• Full Irish or UK driver's license; and

• Willing to work away from your base office on projects within Ireland and the UK.


• Attained chartership with professional body or on track to attain chartership status;

• Experience in ecology surveys (e.g: Phase 1 habitat, badger, otter and bird surveys);

• Postgraduate degree;

• Knowledge and use of GIS; and

• Familiarity with Irish environmental law.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.