This is an exciting time to join SYSTRA Ltd and we currently have an opportunity for an experienced Discipline Lead (Environmental) to join our growing engineering team based in Birmingham. This position within our team will suit a committed and ambitious individual who can demonstrate strong leadership and interpersonal skills combined with commercial awareness and the ability to play their part in growing a dynamic high-performance team.

With a focus on the design of High Speed rail infrastructure the role will also support other Product Lines in the UK and overseas, the post-holder will be part of a growing team of UK engineers delivering projects for a diverse portfolio of UK clients.

Main Duties of the role:

  • Manage and coordinate multidisciplinary environmental inputs for a major development project
  • Manage and coordinate preparation of EIA screening and scoping activities, Environmental Statements including the technical review of specialist chapters
  • Liaise with clients, internal and external supply teams
  • Work in partnership with other members of the Environmental Team, delegating activities to staff as applicable
  • Work with design teams to ensure that environmental considerations are being considered.
  • Coordinating resources and reporting across multiple locations.
  • Input into design/optioneering, assessment, consenting and approvals during construction and delivery of projects.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in a relevant environmental subject
  • Experience of ECI Contract experience on infrastructure projects would be an advantage.
  • Experience in Rail (Conventional or HSR) and Road/Highways Projects
  • Practical knowledge and experience of working on Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Excellent experience in Environmental Assessment for Noise, Water, Landscape, Culture Heritage and Ecology
  • Experience in negotiations with different stakeholders and Authorities
  • Experience using software tools as ArcGis, Data tools
  • Experience managing and coordination of teams from various disciplines
  • Experience in interfaces with other disciplines (Structure, Civil engineering, Drainage, geotechnics)
  • knowledge and experience of the UK planning system and consents processes.

What to do now:

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