Graduate Air Quality Consultant
graduate scheme

Graduate Air Quality Consultant

Hoare Lea & Partners
Competitive salary
Time left to apply
19 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

Standing in a building, knowing you determined how it needed to be designed and made it what it is: how it feels, how it functions, how it looks… That’s the moment great design comes to life.

What are you looking for?
Are you an aspiring Air Quality Consultant looking to make a difference to the world around you? Do you want the chance to grow, learn, and be supported by industry leaders? This ever-changing world will be shaped by the buildings put into it; and we know it’s often the newest minds who have the brightest ideas.

What can we offer you?
As a highly successful multi-disciplinary international firm of building services consultants with a focus on the built environment, we can offer a wide array of projects to be involved with. Our design-led service is supported by our commitment to innovation and design excellence. Our innovative approach extends beyond the work we deliver, we are constantly challenging the working methods we employ to create more efficient ways of working or use of latest technology which benefit the team and our clients.

Our Air Quality service has been set up in response to ever increasing statutory requirements relating to air quality and demand in the build environment. Our dynamic and young team are supported to deliver innovative approaches and work UK wide covering all Hoare Lea offices. Our work not only addresses the legal requirements but we look to offer the people who use the developments a healthy and comfortable environment in which to thrive, while ensuring that neighbours and others in the wider environment are protected from any harmful impacts.

Being part of a small team you will get a wide range of experience and as your learning progresses you will be responsible for elements of detailed design delivery, such as mitigation specifications, and be given increasing responsibility and autonomy in delivery of your work whilst having continued support by our range of in house specialists.

What could you be part of?
This is a rare opportunity to get involved in a developing team and have the opportunity to influence its growth and evolution at a time when air quality is crucial and key to our health and wellbeing. As part of our work we collaborate with colleagues, architects and other construction professionals, playing a critical role in every building’s design.

What might you be doing?
As a graduate Air Quality Consultant, your will be supporting your air quality colleagues through involvement in an exciting range of projects, including hotels, offices, airports, housing and waste developments. You will be exposed to a variety of different disciplines, including transport, acoustics, planning and mechanical and electrical engineering, and be a key part of project teams working through the design and development process. Communication will be key, as we regularly liaise with project teams, meet clients or end users, and attend collaborative meetings.

Company information

Why does our work make a difference?
We play a major role in driving sustainable development. We help create some of the most innovative low-carbon buildings, pushing the limit on what’s possible. Our projects cover almost every sector – from healthcare, residential and retail, to defence, arts and heritage and education – ranging from small studies and reports to large-scale developments valued at more than £4billion.

Person requirements

  • Excellent communication, analytical and organisational skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently
  • A friendly, ambitious and confident individual with a flexible and resilient approach

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • An expected or achieved 2:1 or above in a degree or master’s degree in engineering, science, environmental or math’s related subjects. A postgraduate qualification in environmental sciences, technology, engineering or environmental policy would be preferable – but not essential.
  • Basic knowledge of air quality monitoring techniques and strategies and some experience of using air dispersion models would be advantageous at graduate level – but not essential
  • Previous placement or work experience in an air quality consultancy is an advantage

Accepted degree subjects



Competitive salary



How to apply

Please visit our careers page via the Apply button for our graduate programme. This role is available in our Manchester office. Please select a maximum of two locations that you would be happy to work.

We will be shortlisting candidates as part of an on-going process, so apply early to avoid disappointment. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon you providing evidence of your right to work in the UK.

Closing date: 01/01/2018

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 01/01/2018

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