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  Jacobs in Glasgow
   Competitive and Flexible Benefits package
  Apply before: 30/09/2017
Responsibility Level:  Trainee   L 2  L 3  L 3/4  L 4  L 4/5  L 5  L 5/6  L 6  L 7
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Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors worldwide.
Our ‘Innovative Sustainable Solutions’ unit, comprising 700 environmental staff, provides advice for our clients on sustainability and environmental issues. Our work providing environmental services is of critical importance to the general public and industry, ensuring that major projects can proceed without significant environmental detriments.
To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for Archaeology and Heritage Consultants to be based within our existing Heritage team in our Glasgow office.
The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.
Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Provision of archaeology and heritage advice to internal and external clients
  • Cultural heritage inputs to EIA
  • Production of desk-based assessments and heritage statements
  • Design of evaluation and mitigation, procurement and management of contractors
  • Preparation of Written Schemes of Investigation for archaeological fieldwork
  • A good degree qualification in archaeology or related discipline
  • Strong technical skills along with excellent report writing ability, and you will be an Associate member or Member of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists
  • Relevant experience in the preparation of desk-based assessments and heritage statements and cultural heritage inputs to EIA
  • Experience of working for a multidisciplinary consultancy
  • Good understanding of relevant Scottish and UK heritage legislation, policy and guidance
  • Experience in the preparation of desk-based assessments and heritage statements
  • Experience in providing cultural heritage inputs to EIA, including the assessment of the significance of heritage assets, including the contribution made by setting to that significance, and of magnitude and significance of effect
  • Ability to identify effective mitigation
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Full, clean driving licence
  • Ability to manage own time and work to tight deadlines
  • Flexible approach to working hours to meet the demands of the role, including occasional working away from home
Candidates should be willing to work out of other JACOBS’ offices in the UK as required.

  • GIS (ESRI/Mapinfo) skills
  • Experience of procurement and management of contractors
  • Preparation of Written Schemes of Investigation for archaeological fieldwork
At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. What sets us apart is our absolute belief in the power of our people and our Beyond Zero initiative, which instils a ‘Culture of Caring’ for staff in everything they do. We believe that you’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.
Expressions of interest are welcomed from all candidates, including those who are seeking flexible working and reduced hour’s contracts.

Alongside a competitive salary JACOBS offer you:
  • Extensive paid holidays of up to 32 days inclusive of national and public holidays
  • A broad flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, private health care and life assurance
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Opportunity to join a global organisation committed developing its people and to continuous growth.
Join Jacobs. Imagine the possibilities…
JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

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