Graduate Opportunity

2022 Graduate Environmental Sustainability Assistant

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We're looking for bright and committed graduates who will bring energy, new ideas and a fresh perspective to help us become the recognised leader and transform the construction and engineering industry.   

Role Overview 

As part of the Environmental Sustainability function, you will be working closely alongside and shadowing a more experienced Environmental Advisor, supporting with site inspections, data collection, reporting, and environmental auditing.

Laing O'Rourke - Engineering the Future

Engineering the Future

Whilst under supervision, the role will include working within project teams, engaging, and communicating across functions to ensure that the Laing O'Rourke Environmental Management System requirements are adhered to. You will also assist with ensure all the environmental requirements (legal and contractual) are being met.

Key Deliverables and Accountabilities  

  • Assisting the sustainability function
  • Implementation of company Environmental Management System
  • Undertaking and supporting environmental sustainability duties including site inspections and audits
  • Assisting with the preparation of environmental plans and reports
  • Collection and reporting of monthly waste, water and energy data
  • Communicating clearly and confidently to a professional standard
  • Promoting environmental initiatives and driving best practice

Preferred Degree Subjects   

  • Environmental Management or a Science.

Professional Accreditation  

  • Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) or similar

Entry requirements 

We are looking for graduates who meet the following criteria:  

  • Eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit if applicable 
  • Full mobility as you may be required to relocate for your role 
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills 
  • A degree course with a clear route to professional accreditation  
  • Your degree classification should be 2:1 or higher  

The Laing O'Rourke Graduate Development Programme - what can you expect? 

Our graduate programme is designed to embrace and develop your capabilities. Most importantly, you will be encouraged to continue learning throughout your career. You will be stretched, challenged and supported by a business that views your personal development and the achievement of professional accreditation as a priority.  
   
Our programme will give you the practical experience, technical learning and professional development while being part of the some of the most exciting construction and infrastructure projects in the UK.  

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Multiple UK Locations

Preferred Disciplines...

  • Chemistry
  • Energy
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Environmental Science
  • Physics
  • Water/Hydrology

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