Graduate Opportunity

2022 Ireland Graduate Environmental Scientist

Cork & Dublin. Multiple Vacancies.

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With a fast-growing global population and rapid urbanisation creating new development and infrastructure, environmental services have never been more vital for ensuring a sustainable world. Join our world leading environmental experts to deliver better outcomes for our clients and future generations.

You will be a member of the Environment Team, based in either our Dublin or Cork office. You will provide support to the environmental and engineering teams on a wide variety of projects. You will work alongside senior members of the team and undertake tasks and report writing for non-statutory Planning and Environmental Considerations Reports, Environmental Impact Assessment Reports, Feasibility reports and Route Option Assessment reports.

Our clients include EirGrid, Irish Water, ESB, Transport Infrastructure Ireland, Local Authorities and private sector clients.

Learning & Development

The Accelerate your future programme is built for any student and graduate to build with Mott MacDonald.

Candidate Specification

We are looking for a flexible and motivated graduate with a genuine passion and a desire to make a difference in the world. If this describes you, apply today to launch your career at Mott MacDonald.

To apply for this role, you will have less than 12 months experience and have a degree or are expected to achieve one of the following, or similar, degree disciplines:

  • Planning and Environmental Management
  • Environmental Science
  • Biological Science
  • Environmental Biology

In your application you should be able to demonstrate your interest through relevant experience, such as studying relevant modules, or previous work experience.

We are looking for graduates with the following characteristics:

  • Methodical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members.
  • Excellent written communication and attention to detail and be able to demonstrate accurate technical drawings and good report writing.

Agile working

At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

Job Profile

About this graduate scheme – is it the right one for you?

A graduate scheme should be more than just job. We know this and so do you. That’s why with our graduate programme, we aim to give you the experience and technical knowledge you need to progress your career.
From the moment you join us, you’ll receive the training you need. You will be assigned a chartered mentor, who will guide you to meet the objectives of your professional training agreement. We’ll support you on your journey to gaining chartered status with your chosen institution.

What else is involved?

With our innovative graduate development portal, you will be able to effectively track and plan your personal and professional development online.

You’ll be enrolled onto Accelerate Your Future, a structured three-year development programme which develops the strengths that we know graduates need to be successful at Mott MacDonald. It also gives you the opportunity to network and meet other graduates in your cohort. The programme is a mix of residential events, classroom-based learning, virtual webinars and business challenges. We understand that each person’s career goals vary, therefore we tailor make each individual’s development programme to suit them. With our vast library of e-learning courses available to you, you can choose which direction you want your career to go in.

You’re probably wondering what else is on offer. Join us, and you’ll get:

  • Biannual salary reviews: we believe that hard work should be rewarded and recognised. Therefore, for the first three years of your career with us, you’ll have biannual salary reviews.
  • A competitive salary: in addition to biannual reviews, we will ensure that you’re given a salary that matches the current industry standard.
  • Contributory pension up to 7% of your salary: we have the best people on our team, and we like to look out for them. With our support, you’ll have all the advice and options you need to be able to invest in your future.
  • A flexible benefits scheme: our company is made up of a range of different people and we understand that different people want different things. That’s why with our flexible plan, you’ll have the ability to manage the range of benefits we have on offer, to suit your specific needs.

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Opportunity Overview

  • November 14th, 2021
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Cork and Dublin
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Bioengineering
  • Biology
  • Biomedical
  • Biotechnology
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Environmental Science
  • Pharmacology
  • Project Management

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