Catchment Scientist

Application Deadline: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

Preferred locations: Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Oxford, Peterborough

Other potential locations: Glasgow and Warrington

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, with over 50,000 employees worldwide. At Atkins, we offer more than just a job. We offer an opportunity to make a difference and shape the world to benefit future generations and the natural environment. We have a multi-disciplinary Sustainable River Management team within our Water Management Consultancy group who come together to create award winning habitats. The team continues to grow and has now over 30 specialists across the country. We have a reputation for technical excellence, innovation and actively shaping the future of our industry. We are a friendly and approachable team.  We enjoy the work we do and have fun while doing it.

We are seeking to expand our award-winning Sustainable River Management team and have several openings available. If you are looking to deliver interesting and significant projects, influence environmental outcomes at the project level and beyond, and work within a strong culture of wellbeing, innovation and inclusivity, this is the place for you. 

We are looking for a well-motivated individual to join our dynamic team and help deliver exciting projects. You should have a background in the environmental sector and experience in one or more of the following disciplines: fluvial geomorphology, hydro-ecology, aquatic ecology, wetlands and catchment science.

Our team is close-knit, technically progressive and offers a wonderful opportunity for you to work with like-minded specialists.  We operate national and international technical networks to develop and share the very best ideas and practice in our industry. We encourage the production of papers/articles and support our staff in presenting their work at conferences.  We support staff in their career progression towards chartership and beyond. This is an exceptional environment for you to develop your technical and commercial skills.

We value flexible working and encourage working from different offices across the region, flexible hours and home working. We also support part time workers who make up an essential component of our team.  The role would preferably be based from our Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Oxford or Peterborough offices but you would also work with specialists from our other national office bases as required (including Epsom, Glasgow, Swansea and Warrington).

We work for clients across the UK and overseas, including central government, regulators, water companies, NGOs and local authorities.