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Burns & McDonnell Environmental Advisor - Environmental Services (Motherwell, UK) in Motherwell, United Kingdom


Chart your own course and change the world — with the support of people whose interests are aligned with yours. At Burns & McDonnell, opportunity is waiting. We’re looking for people with big ideas and an entrepreneurial mindset. It’s those kinds of people who’ve helped us grow from a small consulting business back in 1898 to a global leader in engineering, architecture and construction solutions. Today, we’re a thriving company with 10,000 professionals working in 50 offices worldwide and recognised as a Global Leader within our fields:

The Environmental Specialist will work on environmental and sustainable design of infrastructure projects in co-operation with our engineers and consultants to create world class designs. This could include new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of projects including power, process, corporate, healthcare, pipeline, airports, institutional, industrial, manufacturing, government and military facilities. The Environmental Specialist will work with the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting environmental and sustainability plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs.Contribute to environmental design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion under the direction of a licensed professional engineer.

  • Modify and review production drawings for a variety of projects including, but not limited to: power plants, process facilities, industrial facilities, healthcare facilities, airports, educational institutions, commercial, and governmental and military facilities.

  • Design environmental components for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.

  • Applies good knowledge of commonly used environmental engineering/design concepts, principles, practices, codes, and procedures within the environmental engineering services industry.

  • Research and compile project related data as required by the project managers.

  • Update drawings provided by senior engineers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software.

  • Compiles information for client presentations, shop drawing review, and contract administration for the design of power, process, pipeline, industrial, healthcare, airports, educational institutions, commercial, and governmental and military facilities.

  • Oversees field inspections, measurements or calculations, and site works for public and private clients.

  • Participate in sales and marketing efforts and identify key pursuits and tenders.

  • Contribute to the development of cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance.

  • Contribute to project budgeting, cost estimation and reporting of project performance.

  • Effective communication with other engineering disciplines.

  • Responsible for compliance with company and site safety policies.

All other duties as assigned.      


  • Bachelor of Science, Engineering, Technology or related degree from an accredited program.

  • Associate or Chartership of a relevant professional body or equivalent.

  • 3 years of environmental experience, consulting preferred, or equivalent.

  • Some experience ecology and/or EIA and/or consents & permitting and/or contaminated land and/or archaeology wo9uld be an advantage.

  • An understanding of environmental legislative and regulatory requirements and consents process in Scotland.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.

  • Knowledge of standard/best practice engineering techniques and procedures.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • Strong attention to detail, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.


Job Environmental

Primary Location GB-Motherwell, UK-Motherwell

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 240532 Job Hire Type Experienced