Ecologists - 6 month contract

City of London
23 May 2018
22 Jun 2018
Amec Foster Wheeler
Full Time
Contract Type
Career Level
Graduate / Entry Level

We are currently seeking a reliable and highly motivated individual to assist our ecology team on a six-month contract, beginning in May / June 2018. This is an ideal opportunity for recent graduates or junior ecologists to obtain highly sought-after industry experience within a global, multi-disciplinary company. This role will provide an excellent first step on the consultancy ladder for the perfect candidate who wishes to progress with a career in ecology.

Our long established but still growing team delivers high quality ecological services on complex projects in a variety of sectors including transport, renewables, nuclear, other power, waste, minerals and property.

Key Responsibilities

You will work closely with other ecology team members and with colleagues in other technical disciplines to help deliver surveys to a high standard for clients. You will undertake a broad range of ecological survey work and have the opportunity to assist with reporting. The role will include:
    Assisting with ecological surveys including bat, great crested newt and reptile surveys;Collating and reviewing ecological information for desk studies;Potential to assist with data management, the production of reports and mapping.

Throughout the candidate's time at Wood there will be unique opportunities to learn and progress their career, with the potential to extend the temporary 6 month contract to a permanent position.

Skills/ Experience

The ideal candidate will possess:
    Willingness and eagerness to learn about ecology and wildlife legislationAbility to work well within a team and aptitude to show initiativeReliability, flexibility, and a willingness to work unsociable hoursGood communication and organisation skillsAn ecology or related degreeClean, full U.K. driver's licence

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.