Skills and abilities: Innovative technical focus, with ability to organise and communicate large-scale environmental projects to strict deadlines.
What you’ll be doing: You will be central to the creation of various project developments with environmental considerations at their core. Typical day-to-day responsibilities include:
- Collecting and analysing scientific data, creating and interpreting reports
- Competently discuss problems with professionals from a range of disciplines
- Conduct technical audits and site assessments to ensure policy compliance
- Using appropriate software such as Autocad and SAS
- Consulting on environmental regulations, modelling environmental forecasts
Career progression: You may decide to specialise in a number of areas, and undergo training that fits this particular professional path. In pursuing this line of work, you might consider taking the path to chartership, to become a Chartered Engineer (CEng), or Chartered Environmentalist. You could decide to follow a managerial route, supervising other engineers. With enough professional experience, you could turn your attention to freelance or consultancy work.
MSc Engineering Management (CMI)
Advance your understanding of the management of major engineering projects in a global context, whilst cultivating your leadership skills.