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Air Quality Field Team Analyst

  • Role type
  • Full time

  • Location/s
  • Glasgow

  • Closing Date
  • 20/06/2024

Job Description

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Role: Air Quality Field Team Analyst

Location: Glasgow (hybrid working) 

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000

Role ID: 2024 - 2315

 

Our vision is to create a safe and sustainable world 

At Ricardo, we offer an environment where your expertise will thrive, your creativity will flourish, and your contributions will directly impact industries that drive progress and positive change. 

 

We are currently looking for an Air Quality Field Team Analyst to join our Air Quality and Environmental team. 

 

Key Responsibilities

 

As a field-based Analyst Consultant, you will be responsible for ensuring that the monitoring equipment for air pollutants across the UK is providing the correct results and giving reliable measurements of air quality for our customers. This involves the on-site testing and calibration of equipment and subsequent data recording and processing, conducted to strict quality requirements

 

You will also be required to review and ratify air pollution measurements using our in-house software systems and strict methods prescribed by UK Law and European Directives. It would be an advantage to have an initial understanding of current air pollution problems and legislation aimed to address these issues, although comprehensive training is provided.  

 

The work will require significant travel, including several weeks per quarter of extended trips away from the office and up to 4 overnight stays per week

  • The testing, calibration and documentation of air quality measuring instrumentation across Scotland and wider UK.
  • Data processing and reporting.
  • Ratification of data for publication on the Defra UK Air Quality website https://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/ and the Air Quality in Scotland website https://www.scottishairquality.scot/.

Key competencies and experience

  •  A degree in Physical Sciences or Engineering is an advantage, but not essential; candidates who can demonstrate relevant experience will also be considered.
  •  Full, clean UK driving licence with solid driving experience - able to drive a Company van.
  • Good level of physical fitness in order to be able to load and unload monitoring and testing equipment.
  •  Awareness of site safety issues.
  • The ability to conduct research, gather and analyse data accurately and methodically
  •  IT literacy.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and team working skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Self-reliance and good problem solving skills.

Working here

You will be warmly welcomed into our workplace where every voice matters. We are diverse thinkers and doers, coming together to create a culture of inclusion. We will support you to find your place.

 

We will encourage you to use your passion and expertise to make a positive impact through the projects you work on.  Your knowledge and desire to bring about change will be invaluable in helping deliver innovative solutions that support communities across the globe in becoming safer and more sustainable.

 

Work life balance 

We offer flexible approaches to work, whether that is working from home, being in the office, or as a hybrid worker. We're happy to discuss flexible working arrangements. Wellbeing is at the core to our culture, allowing employees to flourish and to achieve their full potential.

 

Benefits

We want you to know how much you are valued. Your remuneration and benefits package will reflect that. You will receive a range of benefits which include support for your physical and mental health. 

 

Our core benefits include 25 days' annual leave, plus 8 flexible bank holidays, a competitive company pension scheme, life assurance and professional subscriptions reimbursement. We also offer a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

 

Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours. We have an ambitious diversity, equality, and inclusion approach as explained here. We value diversity; recognising that a more diverse workforce creates a richer and more varied working environment. Diversity also drives innovation, by allowing us to offer our clients the best consultancy service that we can. As part of our commitment to engage positively and pro-actively with all our employees and to ensure an inclusive culture, we are a recognised as a 'disability confident' employer.

 

Next steps

Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.

 

Ricardo is a Disability confident employer please advise the recruitment team via recruit@ricardo.com if you require any adjustments to support you throughout the recruitment process.

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