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The successful candidate will hold a relevant Honours or Masters Degree; knowledge of UK air quality policy and legislation and, experience in air quality assessments, environmental permitting, environmental planning and/or dispersion modelling software.

Location: Any U.K. Office: Glasgow (preferred), Belfast, Cardiff, Dundee, Edinburgh, Inverness, Leicester or Liverpool

Reference #: Senior Air Quality Consultant 10-2020

Mabbett is seeking to recruit a Senior or Principal Air Quality Consultant to join our growing team, with the possibility of working from any of our U.K. offices (Glasgow is preferred).

You will primarily work from home in the short term, unless this is unavailable to you. You will be provided with all IT equipment and software/services require to facilitate your efficient home working. Long term arrangements will be discussed and agreed with the successful candidate – we are a flexible employer and are willing to consider any arrangement that is desirable to you.

A positive place to work, Mabbett aims to implement the motto ‘See a Difference’ in everything that we do.


The ideal candidate will posses an Honours or Masters Degree in Chemical, Process, Mechanical, Civil or Environmental Engineering, the physical sciences, or similar, and have a have a full U.K. driving licence with clean driver record. Professional chartership(s) and membership of the IAQM would be viewed favourably.


The ideal candidate will have experience with regards to one or more of the following areas/disciplines, preferably in a consultancy role:

  • Completion of air quality assessments for a range of projects in support of industrial (permitting) and planning.
  • Environmental permitting (e.g. Industrial Emissions Directive, via PPC/EPR/IPC) and associated regulator liaison (e.g. SEPA, EA, NIEA, EPA).
  • Environmental planning and associated regulator liaison (e.g. Local Authorities).
    Knowledge of UK air quality legislation and policy.
  • Experience with dispersion modelling software, preferably ADMS and ADMS Roads.
    Specifying air pollution control strategies/technologies with reference to the principles of Best Available Techniques (BAT).
  • Business development, business planning and mentoring of junior staff in relation to the above.
    Experience in other environmental disciplines, particularly environmental noise, would be viewed favourably. The opportunity to upskill will be available to the successful candidate.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and position requirements.

About Mabbett

Mabbett is an equal opportunities employer and offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits programmes with growth opportunities. Mabbett supports career development to include active participation in membership of professional organisations.

To Apply

For further information on this vacancy and/or to apply for this position in complete confidence, please send a CV and Covering Letter, identifying how your qualifications, experience and attributes match the job description above, by:

Potential candidates are requested to provide an indication of their salary expectations and confirm which Mabbett office(s) they would consider working from or home based, as applicable.


Location: Any U.K. Office: Glasgow (preferred), Belfast, Cardiff, Dundee, Edinburgh, Inverness, Leicester or Liverpool

Reference #: Senior Air Quality Consultant 10-2020

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