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Environment Graduate Development Programme 2019

Scheme at Peter Brett Associates

Environment Graduate Development Programme 2019

Scheme at Peter Brett Associates

  • LocationReading, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 11 Sep, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

The opportunity

Start your journey. Define your future.

PBA stands on the outskirts of convention and at the forefront of cutting edge consultancy, delivering trusted advice for over 50 years. Our graduates don’t conform to the ordinary – we design, we advise, we deliver and have a passion for what we practice. It’s that same approach to our clients that will help you succeed on our excellent Graduate Development Programme.

This is an invitation for you to apply to join us on an exciting journey. One where you can bring to life a diverse range of projects and work with leading clients.

At PBA we understand that development and infrastructure projects can have environmental effects that reach into the future. Our environmental consultants and engineers work alongside our planners and economists ensuring key environmental issues are identified at the earliest inception stage of a project. We help shape high-quality schemes that optimise environmental performance and commercial outcomes whilst delivering lasting benefits for local communities.

Our team provides advice on all aspects of the environment including:

  • Ground engineering - geotechnical, land contamination and hydrogeology.
  • Flood risk and water management - flood risk assessment, drainage and coastal and river protection.
  • Environmental assessment and management – provided by experienced environmental planners and specialists in air quality, acoustics, ecology, energy services, landscape and waste resource management.
  • Communities - impacts on factors that affect people including changes to climate, health and wellbeing, and socio-economic opportunity.

Coordinating and communicating all environmental aspects of a project is a critical activity in its own right and key to promoting the synergies that create lasting value for our clients. This approach has seen PBA’s environmental consultancy advice successfully guide challenging and high profile development and infrastructure projects, including those relating to urban extensions, urban regeneration and renewal, major infrastructure, green infrastructure, as well as waste and minerals schemes.

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At PBA, we’re continuously challenging ourselves. It’s an important part of being a sustainable, independent firm and we know that our success depends on the creativity, integrity and collaboration of our people.

About you

To join our Graduate Development Programme you need to be passionate and ready to join a leading consultancy to help deliver our projects for our clients. A creative mind is key; you’ll need to demonstrate ‘outside the box’ thinking and innovation in your work to date.

You’ll preferably have a Master’s degree and have achieved/ be on target for a minimum 2:1/ Merit for your studies. We really value relevant work experience gained through previous placements, internships and work experience so make sure you tell us about this if you have it.

To be considered for a role within our Environmental discipline you will:

  • Have a Graduate BEng or MEng in civil/structural engineering.
  • Ideally be conversant with engineering software and working knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Have excellent communication and written skills.
  • Be practical, creative and able to think outside the box.
  • Be happy to work on your own as well as in the team
  • Be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Your Professional Development

A vital part of your development at PBA is your progression from graduate to a recognised professional in your chosen discipline. We work with you to offer not just the projects and opportunities to ensure that this happens but also the mentoring and support that you need too. We have capability to offer progression through incorporation, chartership and recognition with institutions such as ICE, IStructE, CIWEM, CIHT, TPP and more.

About PBA

We offer our Graduates a competitive salary, a discretionary bonus scheme, a matching contributory pension scheme, payment of one professional subscription, annual leave buy or sell and a flexible benefits package (including a flexible benefits allowance), which allows you to choose from a variety of flexible benefits including:

  • Gym Membership.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Private Medical insurance.
  • Critical Illness and Life Assurance cover.
  • Cycle scheme.

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Job location

Caversham Bridge House, Waterman Pl, Reading RG1 8DN, UK