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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Administrative Support Assistant

MJCA, based in Atherstone, Warwickshire, are looking to recruit an experienced Administrative Support Assistant with a friendly can do approach to support our technical departments. A busy role largely comprising of typing and formatting project related documents along with basic office support tasks such as printing, photocopying, scanning, answering telephones, checking emails and organising travel. This role will also involve tasks related to facilitates, fleet management, IT, Health & Safety and the Quality Management System.

Working Monday to Friday between the hours of 9.00am to 5.30pm you will need to possess good attention to detail, a high degree of accuracy and precision, along with a commitment to high standards of conduct and to the quality of work produced. Proficient typing skills, previous administrative experience, good IT literacy and a full UK driving licence are essential.

Interested applicants should forward their CV and a covering letter stating why you think this position is for you to juliewarner@mjca.co.uk

MJCA is an equal opportunities employer


Graduate Engineering Geologist / Geotechnical Engineer

Due to our ever increasing workload we are looking for a Graduate Engineering Geologist or Geotechnical Engineer to work on geotechnical projects throughout the UK.

The role will be both office based and site based.  Site works will include supervision of earthworks, site investigations, landfill engineering construction quality assurance and monitoring and testing.  Office works will include technical report and specification preparation, desk studies and data collation and review.  You should be familiar with the use of MS Office Software.  Training will be provided as necessary for the use of slope stability and geotechnical software and AutoCAD and LSS draughting packages.

The candidate should have a BSc in Geology or Earth Sciences (which have a geotechnical element) or a BEng in Civil Engineering.  A Masters Degree in Engineering Geology or Geotechnical Engineering or other related subject would be an advantage.  The candidate must have a full driving licence.  No prior experience of working in a consultancy is necessary and training will be provided for office and site based works.


Graduate Environmental Consultant

We are currently looking for a Graduate Environmental Consultant to join our team. Tasks will be varied but will include the following:

  • Helping clients to identify whether and what sort of Environmental Permit they may need
  • Identifying the mitigation, monitoring and best practice measures that should be employed
  • Liaising with the environmental regulators and prepare Environmental Permit applications
  • Carrying out the relevant risk assessments
  • Varying permits in response to changes in the activities at a facility or changes to the controlling legislation or guidance
  • Preparing, reviewing and submitting monitoring and reporting data
  • Checking whether clients are complying with their permits by carrying out audits
  • Collating and submitting the necessary information for the surrender of permits when there is no longer a need to operate a particular facility
  • Helping clients to identify whether and what sort of Environmental Permit they may need
  • Identify the mitigation, monitoring and best practice measures that should be employed
  • Liaising with the environmental regulators and prepare Environmental Permit applications
  • Carrying out the relevant risk assessments
  • Varying permits in response to changes in the activities at a facility or changes to the controlling legislation or guidance
  • Preparing, review and submit monitoring and reporting data
  • Checking whether clients are complying with their permits by carrying out audits
  • Collating and submitting the necessary information for the surrender of permits when there is no longer a need to operate a particular facility

We will train you to become familiar with the relevant legislation and guidance and how it should be interpreted in practice.  You will work with others in the company who carry out specialist risk assessments such as impacts on the water environment or slope stability and you will learn to carry out assessments such as nuisance risk assessments, dust and odour impact assessments and atmospheric dispersion modelling.

Applicants will have a degree level or higher in a suitable subject (e.g. Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science, Environmental Consultancy, Geochemistry), who are interested to understand not only how activities are controlled but are inquisitive as to why they need to be controlled for a specific activity in a particular location.  You will need to have strong IT and excellent communication and organisational skills. A full UK driving licence.  Above all, you will need to be eager to learn and work well in a team that prides itself on not only its professionalism but also its energy and enthusiasm.

If you are interested in working on a wide range of challenging projects and can thrive in the exciting and fast paced environment of consultancy we would be interested to hear from you.

 


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.


Senior Planning Consultant

You will direct and input to projects and have knowledge and understanding of current and evolving UK planning and environmental legislation to provide guidance and technical advice and support to the environmental planning team in respect of planning policy and legislation, the preparation of planning applications, the co-ordination of EIAs and the preparation of environmental statements.    Experience in minerals, waste and or energy planning is preferred but other disciplines or experience will be considered.  A full UK driving licence is essential.

You will be a motivated, well-organised individual with high standards of written work and an eye for detail with experience in project management, budgeting and financial control. Membership of RTPI or working towards a chartership is an advantage. However, for the right candidate support to work towards and gain experience to chartership may be available.  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 for strategic growth and development of the company.

If you are seeking an opportunity that allows you to reach a high level of professional achievement, working on an exciting range of projects within a motivated and supportive team MJCA is interested in talking to you.