Current Vacancies

We are always interested in hearing from people from a range of specialist disciplines so if you cannot see a vacancy posted on our careers page for your particular skills and experience please contact us for a discussion on career opportunities with MJCA.

If you would like to receive further details on any of the vacancies listed below please contact our recruitment department on telephone number 01827 717891 or alternatively applicants should email their curriculum vitae to juliewarner@mjca.co.uk. MJCA is an equal opportunities employer.

Our office is based near Atherstone which is located centrally within the Midlands within easy reach of Birmingham, Coventry and Leicester.

If you are ready for a challenge and feel confident that you have the ambition and drive to make a difference and add value to our business then we would like to hear from you.

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Graduate Hydrogeologist

Due to an increasing number of project commissions MJCA now has a need to expand its team of geologists and hydrogeologists.  Successful candidates will be involved in a range of projects including hydrogeological impact assessments for mineral sites, assessment of the groundwater, surface water resources and flooding for new developments, hydrogeological risk assessments the potential risks to groundwater arising from current and proposed waste management facilities including landfill and the design of containment systems for such facilities and the investigation and assessment of risks from contaminated land.

The role will be both office based and site based.  Site works will involve ground gas, groundwater and surface water monitoring and sampling, site investigation including the supervision of borehole drilling and trial pitting, geological logging and the collection of samples.  Office based work includes the research of information for desk studies, assessment of monitoring databases and the preparation of reports.

A MSc in hydrogeology or a related MSc subject would be preferable although we will consider candidates with a good degree in geological or geo-environmental sciences and who have an interest in developing a career in environmental consultancy. The candidate must have a full driving licence.  No experience is necessary and training will be provided for office and site-based works.


Hydrogeologist / geologist  – Senior Consultant or Consultant level

Successful candidates will be working in our geology and hydrogeology department involved in a range of projects in the mineral and waste sector, the assessment of the impacts of land development on water resources and water quality, the investigation and assessment of risks arising from environmental incidents and contaminated land, together with providing technical support to our environmental planning and permitting departments.  We provide our consultants with opportunities to be involved with all aspects of the project works from the preparation of desk based studies, field monitoring, planning and supervising site investigation works to the preparation of reports including detailed quantitative risk assessment, hydrogeological models and the implementation of remediation solutions. The role will be both office based and site based.  A UK driving licence is essential.


Technical Director of Environmental Permitting

MJCA assists a wide range of clients in understanding how the Environmental Permitting regime applies to their activities.  Our permitting team prepares and submits applications for new and varied Environmental Permits together with applications to surrender Environmental Permits including the assessments and investigations that are needed in support.  We are looking for the right person to lead our team.  The role will encompass the provision of technical support for a wide range of permitting services.  You will need to have a range of permitting and associated experience and understand the application and regulation of the environmental permitting regime. You will need to have experience in a range of waste management and industrial activities, ideally including landfill, waste treatment, hazardous waste management and waste recovery operations.  You will provide direct input to projects and oversee others by applying your up to date knowledge of environmental permitting together with the previous regulatory regimes in respect of pollution prevention and control and waste management licensing.   Experience in the application of environmental legislation to a wide range of activities is essential to provide technical advice and support to team members.

You will need to have a relevant qualification in a specialist discipline area, be experienced in project management, budgeting and financial control and be enthusiastic about applying your expertise in a vibrant and energetic consultancy. CIWM membership would be an advantage.  As a key member of the team, you will be expected to play a proactive role in company performance and management and the development of new business opportunities for strategic growth and development of the company.


Senior Planning Consultant

You will direct and have an input to projects and have up to date knowledge of UK planning and environmental legislation to provide guidance and technical advice to the environmental planning team in respect of planning policy and legislation, the co-ordination of EIAs and the preparation of Environmental Statements and planning applications.  Experience in minerals and waste planning is essential. Experience in renewable energy would be an advantage. You will need to have a relevant qualification in a specialist discipline area, be highly motivated and experienced in project management, budgeting and financial control and be enthusiastic about applying their expertise in a vibrant and energetic consultancy. As a key member of the team, you will be expected to play a proactive role in company performance and management and development of new business opportunities.