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Graduate Environmental Scientist

Fehily Timoney and Company (FT) is one of Ireland’s largest Irish owned consultants with centres of excellence in Civil Infrastructure, Waste and Resource Management and Renewables. FT provides design and contract management services for the construction of infrastructure projects such as roads, bridgeworks, rail, solid waste facilities, renewable energy, drainage, water and wastewater treatment facilities, airports, tunnels and gas pipelines.

FT is looking to recruit an Environmental Scientist to join our established environmental monitoring team in our Cork, Dublin or Carlow offices. This opportunity offers the chance to have a varied role and cover a broad range of areas within the environmental sector. The successful candidate will work closely with senior staff members conducting environmental monitoring, management of environmental data, conducting regulatory inspections and preparation of interpretative reports. The role will involve monitoring and reporting on groundwater and surface water quality, air quality (dust and PM10s), and biological assessment of surface waters.

FT's Responsibilities

  • Work closely with senior staff in delivering the workload assigned.
  • Undertake environmental monitoring, interpret & report on findings.
  • Take ownership for the delivery of individual projects from conception to execution.
  • Ensure that all deliverables meet the expected quality levels and are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Manage sub-contractors and laboratories and review their work.
  • Prepare regulatory applications and assist with their implementation.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Level 8 degree in a relevant environmental science.
  • Candidate should be a high-energy professional with excellent communication, organisation and analytical skills.
  • Environmental monitoring and interpretative report writing experience would be an advantage.
  • Efficient work methods and ability to work both as part of team and on own initiative.
  • Familiarity with applicable environmental legislation and guidance and with Health and Safety procedures.
  • Ability to manage several priorities at once will be required as will a high level of commitment to success.
  • Full Drivers Licence essential.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate including a competitive salary, shorter working Friday, medical benefit and professional body support. FT is an equal opportunities employer, our company culture champions diversity, inclusion and employee wellbeing through ongoing programs. FT encourages continuous professional development, creativity and flexibility. All CVs are treated in the strictest confidence. Please submit your application by e-mail to careers@ftco.ie or alternatively, by post to Fehily Timoney and Company, Core House, Pouladuff Road, Cork.

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