Maritime Heritage Consultant

https://environment-analyst.com/jobs/76137/marine-heritage-consultant

Closes May 9.

The position will be within a small but growing historic environment (heritage) team, as part of the wider multi-disciplinary environment team.

As a marine heritage consultant you will be expected to undertake, archaeological desk-based assessments, conduct site visits and walkovers and monitor site works (coastal and intertidal), deliver tool box talks and presentations to on-site construction teams, prepare method statements and WSIs, and produce and compile marine historic environment (marine archaeology and cultural heritage) ES chapters associated with the coastal, intertidal and offshore elements of both large and small scale development planning projects.

Additionally, the role will support promoting the heritage service offering, as and when required, via assistance with marketing materials and presentations to help ensure and maintain a continual turnover of heritage related work.

Project involvement typically includes offshore renewables, coastal defence and flood alleviation schemes, port and harbour developments (including capital dredging) and other industrial developments.

Main work areas will be:-

  • Marine and coastal heritage and archaeological consultancy
  • Marine and coastal heritage and archaeological elements of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and environmental appraisal
  • Supporting the delivery of developments and projects within the UK Consent and Planning system
  • Supporting coastal and intertidal heritage and archaeological investigations, monitoring, data analysis and assessment
  • General support to the heritage lead, other heritage team members, the wider environment team and company as a whole

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors and/or Masters degree in marine archaeology and/or marine archaeology combined with another related discipline
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in marine heritage consultancy or working as a marine/underwater archaeologist
  • Good understanding of heritage legislation, the EIA process, UK planning and consenting regimes and relevant government policy (and specifically of marine heritage legislation and the marine planning system)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organisational, analytical and time management skills
  • Excellent computer and numeracy skills
  • Good understanding of the principles of robust project and task management (including financial), ensuring effective execution, where applicable under a Project Manager, in line with Project Management guidelines and Management System procedures
  • A proactive outlook, and the ability to work constructively on own initiative and within a team
  • Focused, articulate and professional in appearance and standard of work
  • Commercial understanding and an interest in securing new business
  • Confidence at the client-interface
  • Willingness to travel, including possibly to international destinations
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