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Graduate Environmental Consultant (GIS)

Start: September 2024

Salary: £28,500

Location: Belfast

Shape tomorrow’s world with Amey

Amey Consulting is one of the UK’s leading engineering consultancies, inspiring change and driving improvements across the UK's critical infrastructure to create a positive impact on society. Our ambition is to leave a legacy of sustainable infrastructure for future generations.

The Team and Role

The Consulting Sustainable Solutions team, based in Belfast, support the Department for Infrastructure and Translink frameworks.

The team work on environment projects such as highways schemes, some rail work, and flood alleviation schemes. The role will also support the wider national environmental team.

As part of your role you will:

  • Support the environmental team in providing services and advice to the design team.

  • Use your knowledge and experience of using ESRI GIS systems, to support the geo-spatial team and manage daily data tasks.

  • Become familiar with Ordnance Survey mapping datasets.

  • Support the GIS/Operations team with larger projects.

  • Contribute to the development of supporting workflow/process efficiency.

  • Provide technical support for teams throughout, including data, collection, and quality assurance.

The Graduate Programme

During the 2-year programme you will receive structured learning to enable your professional and personal development. You’ll get hands-on experience while collaborating with some of the best minds in the industry. Yes, you’ll learn from them, but they expect to learn from you too.

You’ll feel inspired to challenge yourself, as well as your colleagues, and we will help you shape your career and thrive.

You’ll be given a ‘buddy’ and a mentor to assist you as you settle into your new role, helping answer any questions you may have, and support you in developing the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed.

Our Graduate Programme is so rewarding - whether that’s through your professional development, your growth as an individual or seeing your input really make a difference.

Don’t just take our word for it, Eleanor Teig, one of our current Graduates has this to say:

“The grad programme allows for maximum flexibility for those who are still developing their professional skills. The ability to rotate around the business is great for discovering one’s passions and/or abilities.

I have been able to learn about the construction industry in my role, mostly independently and through working firsthand on projects.”

On successful completion of this programme, you’ll be progress to a Consultant position within Amey Consulting.

What we need from you

  • Minimum 2:1 Degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography or Environmental Science.

  • Knowledge and experience of using ESRI GIS systems

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Enjoy working in a team environment, sharing ideas, and collaborating with colleagues.

  • Confidence to work under pressure, and the ability to prioritise and plan effectively.

What we offer you

Join us on Graduate programme and we will invest in you to become the best version of yourself.

  • Career Development – we will provide you with a clear career path by tailoring a programme that’s unique to you.

  • Support Network – you will be partnered with a dedicated buddy and mentor, as well as a community of peers who share your level, building a strong network that will support you forward every step of the way.

  • Pension – generous pension scheme which we will contribute to.

  • Holidays - minimum 24 days holiday + bank holidays + option to buy additional days.

  • Social Value – you will get two Social Impact Days each year to volunteer for a charity of your choice and further opportunities to support fundraising initiatives. Also, where eligible, participate in the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award.

  • Choices - our flexible benefits scheme is tailored by you, including buying additional annual leave, cycle2work scheme, charity giving and gym membership.

  • Save with Amey - our online voucher portal gives you access to thousands of discounts from leading retailers to help you save on shopping, days out, or nights in. It includes healthcare, free GP service, dental vouchers.

  • Mental Health Support - we offer a wide range of support including a 24/7 helpline, access to the app 'My Healthy Advantage Plus’s and a network of wellbeing ambassadors.

Who is Amey

We are a leading provider of full life-cycle engineering, operations, and decarbonisation solutions, for transport infrastructure and complex facilities.

Our purpose is to deliver sustainable infrastructure solutions that enhance life and protect our shared future.

We combine exceptional expertise in Consulting & Design, Advisory & Analytics, Transport Infrastructure and Complex Facilities to design, manage, and maintain clients’ assets throughout their lifetime.

Our leading data and analytics capability enable us to create transformative solutions that strengthen resilience and drive sustainable improvements.

We embrace difference and support individuals to work in ways that work best for them.

We are committed to working sustainably and by working in partnership with the communities we serve, so people and the planet are protected.

To find out more take a look at our website Early careers | Amey.

Application Guidance

Amey is committed to Inclusion and Diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview, if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. Please contact our recruitment team at to discuss any access needs, reasonable adjustments or additional application support that may be required at any point during the recruitment process.

Apply today – We are excited to hear from you!

We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date should we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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