Industrial Placement Student – Geo-Environmental Services
McCloy Consulting Ltd
Location: N. Ireland | Reference: OCT23/IP-GES
We are currently seeking applications from dynamic and determined undergraduate students, currently undertaking a BSc in Geography or MEng in Environmental Engineering, to join our Industrial Placement Scheme as an Geo-Environmental Technician. The role is temporary, nominally Summer 2024 – Summer 2025, a minimum of 12 months, with dates and duration flexible.
The role will be to offer technical support primarily to our geo-environmental and flood teams. In return, the successful candidate will benefit from a salary, on the job training from the best in the industry, mentoring and enhanced career opportunities. The Industrial Placement will help prepare you for a successful career in geo environmental consultancy.
The successful candidate must be motivated and ambitious with a keen interest in our fields of expertise; in particular hydrogeology, geology, contaminated land, water resources, EIA and environmental monitoring.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Preparation of GIS figures, data collation and manipulation.
Assist with the preparation of technical and planning reports.
Assist with fieldwork and surveys.
Provide technical support to other members of the team.
Operate under the Company Quality Policy and procedures.
As a minimum, candidates must be able to demonstrate they:
are working towards a BSc/MEng/MSc in Geology, Geography, Environmental engineering, Environmental Science (or equivalent).
have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
have a good level of proficiency in Microsoft Office and IT in general.
have previous AutoCAD / GIS / Programming or coding skills.
are a team player and can develop and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues and clients.
can work efficiently, be proactive, use initiative and have good time management skills.
are eligible to work in the UK and Ireland common travel area.
Preference will be given to candidates who:
have proficiency in the use of GIS.
are working towards an Environmental-focused qualification with emphasis on the water environment.
have an awareness of design standards and planning processes relevant to their field.
have a full clean driving license.
How to Apply
Applicants should provide a CV and cover letter by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to include OCT24/IP-GES in the subject line outlining qualifications and experience, indicating basic salary expectations and any other relevant information.
We understand the needs of the individual in an ever more demanding world and will consider flexible start and finish times, along with providing generous annual leave package.
We provide a generous contributory pension plan.
We believe in employee training to make sure that you make the most of your talents specific to your role within the company.
For individuals who demonstrate continued service we will consider how we can support you financially if you would like to undertake further professional qualifications.
We cover the cost of membership fees of one relevant professional institution at membership / chartered / examined level relevant to your job role.
To apply: Send your CV to email@example.com with the Reference ID OCT24/IP-GES in the subject line
Location: The role will be hybrid, consisting of remote working from home with office attendance based in our attractive head office in Mossley Mill, offering superbly appointed spacious working conditions in a converted mill building located outside Belfast, with easy access by train and motorway. Remote working outside NI / Ireland is not available.
Salary: We will pay a competitive salary – negotiable dependent on skills and prior experience.