Senior Associate Air Quality

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
Competitive Salary Depending On Experience
23 Oct 2018
23 Nov 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Senior Associate Air Quality

Job Location: Bristol

Type of contract: Permanent - Full Time/Flexible

Vacancy Reference: 462


The Opportunity

Our team of Air Quality consultants recognise that Air Quality is high on the public agenda and collaborate with our multi-disciplinary team of environmental specialists, transport planners and engineers to create innovative approaches to mitigation, to enable developments to proceed. We are now looking towards our next stage of growth, as we are working on an ever more diverse range of projects.  We are now looking for a knowledge leader in air quality sciences to lead PBA’s technical air quality services in our market sectors.

Working alongside our existing team manager, your in-depth technical expertise will identify and deliver new market opportunities, whilst ensuring our existing clients continue to receive excellent air quality consultancy advice.

You will write and QA reports/chapters for Environmental statements, and provide support and mentor all members of the team. 

In return is the great opportunity to undertake a leadership role across our practice.  You will work on a range of air quality assessments nationally (re conventional power generation, mineral and waste facilities, residential and mixed-use developments, large urban extensions and support for local authority LAQM and LTP work).  As such you will be given the flexibility to be based in either our Reading, Bristol or Manchester office.

About You

This will be an exciting challenge for someone who has a background in low emission strategies, health impact assessments, energy projects and / or industrial permitting.

  • BSc/BEng with relevant post graduate qualification


  • Thorough knowledge of UK & EU air quality legislation

  • Project management

  • Business development experience

  • Track record in developing and mentoring consultants

  • Experience of running cost centre structures

  • Track record in one or more of land development, energy and waste sectors

  • Expert witness experience

  • Experience of talking at national and international conferences on air quality is highly regarded.

About PBA

We are an ambitious and enterprising team of multi-disciplinary consultants. Consistently ranked as an industry leader for training and development, we actively support and encourage your professional growth, enabling you to continually develop and realise your full potential.

Our journey of growth is set to exponentially accelerate as we looking to join forces with Stantec, a global consulting business, with over 20,000 consultants worldwide.

PBA’s Environment Group includes a team of Air Quality consultants who regularly provide specialist advice in relation to air quality impact assessments, and design advice for feasibility and planning studies, dust assessments and mitigation of and odour assessments. We are increasingly called upon to develop low emission strategies and are growing significant works streams in the energy and energy from waste sectors.

To find out more about PBA and see the range of exciting projects we are involved in please visit

PBA is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunities.