Environmental Scientist/EIA Consultant

Redhill, England, gb
Company: RSK Group
Category: Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Published on 2021-06-14 06:03:35

Binnies is recruiting environmental scientists/consultants to join our growing multi-disciplinary Environmental Services team. Binnies specialises in Critical Human Infrastructure projects in the Water and Flood Risk Management sector for clients including The Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales, Local Authorities, and Water Utility Companies. Our team also works on other large infrastructure projects across sectors such as transport and renewable power.

The role will be based in our Head Office in Redhill but will potentially serve projects across the country. We have an active Professional Career Development Pathway Scheme and Environmental Community of Practice and will support you through the various levels of professional membership to eventual Chartership, providing mentoring and training as required. We will also provide the opportunity to develop an environmental specialism. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) - assisting with undertaking all aspects of EIA at all stages of the project, including SEA, feasibility, screening/scoping, and Environmental Statement chapters

  • Writing supporting documents for planning applications and other environmental consents

  • Writing Construction Management Plans

  • Providing general environmental support on a wide range of projects including fluvial and coastal flood risk management, water utility, rail, renewable/ energy projects and other large scale infrastructure

  • Supporting environmental fieldwork

  • Environmental Clerk of Works roles

  • Liaising with project teams, clients, stakeholders and the public.


The role is suitable for an Environmental professional, either working towards, or having recently gained, their professional membership (such as IEMA or CIWEM).  You should possess and be able to demonstrate the following qualifications, skills and knowledge:

  • An environmental related degree

  • Have or working towards membership of IEMA or similar professional institute

  • A sound understanding of EIA

  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Enjoy innovation and embracing advances in digital technology

  • Hold a full UK driving licence

  • Previous experience of working in a consultancy environment and/or flood and coastal risk management projects is an advantage.


  • Competitive Salary

  • Flexible working (part time available, remote working for part of the role)

  • Flexible benefits e.g. buy/sell annual leave, varying pension contributions, options for private healthcare

About RSK

At RSK we operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation, adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all. The company prides itself on providing employees with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and enabling them to reach their full potential.  Listed as being in the top 3 environmental consultancies and listed in the Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250, there has never been a more exciting time to join. 

Furthermore, retaining our employees is the building block of a successful organisation and we want to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working, social activities, and community involvement projects.

RSK is also committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy.  We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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