WSP Group Africa: Senior Consultant – Air Quality

Company WSP Group Africa
Reference # WSP/ENV/BRY/02/2020
Published 30/10/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Location Bryanston, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
THE COMPANY:

WSP is one of the most diverse consulting firms in Africa. To further our strategic business expansion plan, we are seeking new employees who are loyal, committed, competent and proud to work for us. We are committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment.

Job Functions Environmental Services
Industries Consulting Services,Engineering
Specification
KEY ROLE:

The role will be a Senior Consultant within the air quality team based in Johannesburg or Durban, although working on projects nationally.

Requirements
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Emission inventory compilations and dispersion modelling (AERMOD, CALPUFF)
•Compilation of Atmospheric Impact Reports, Air Quality Impact Assessments and Air Quality Management Plans
•Project management, including financial, H&S and project team management
•Business development and Client Relationship Management
•Providing assistance to the broader WSP E&E business
•Prepare for and undertake fieldwork, inclusive of dust fallout, meteorological and particulate monitoring, passive sampling, active sampling and acoustic monitoring (when support is required)
•Process and format ambient monitoring data, inclusive of meteorological, dust fallout and particulate matter
•Compile ambient air quality monitoring reports
•Compile acoustic monitoring reports
•Management and planning of fieldwork, including the completion of all health & safety requirements, both with regards to WSP requirements as well as client requirements

HEALTH AND SAFETY:

Role model standards for SHEQ performance and behaviour consistent with the company’s health, safety, environmental and quality vision and policies by influencing those around you
Contributing to the identification of SHEQ risks and driving processes to achieve Zero Harm
Embracing, displaying and promoting the company values and ensuring a safe working environment is maintained at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

•Minimum 5 years’ experience in air quality consulting
•Minimum BSc Honours
•Experience in emissions inventory compilations, dispersion modelling and ambient air quality monitoring, as well as strong project management skills

KEY COMPETENCIES AND GENERIC SKILLS:

•Experience in ambient monitoring (dust fallout, particulate, meteorological, passive sampling and acoustic monitoring)
•Experience in emission inventories and dispersion modelling (CALPUFF, AERMOD)
•Experience in Geographic Information Systems beneficial
•Knowledge of the South African environmental/air quality legislation
•Technical report writing skills including the ability to produce professional reports in fluent English
•Technical skills to manage, verify and analyze monitoring data
•Strong project management skills to ensure projects are managed efficiently

Job Closing Date 13/11/2020
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