Process & Chemical Engineering - Industry Placements 2024 - 28163
Who we are
We are inspiring the people we work with to help the country to not only survive but thrive through the challenges of a changing climate. We want to keep people safe and protect the things that matter to us all – our natural spaces, our wildlife and our future.
We are committed to making our organisation as diverse as the environment and represents the communities we serve. Our society and environment are changing, bringing us new challenges all the time. We need a diverse workforce to help us deliver better for the different communities we serve.
Joining the Environment Agency provides you with the opportunity to pursue many career paths whilst you are with us – developing complementary skills in frontline place-based delivery, shaping and influencing future strategic direction and providing inspirational and creative leadership.
Are you part of the first generation to leave the environment in a better state than you found it?
The Environment Agency has exciting opportunities for you to do just that.
Our 12-month industry placements give you the opportunity to gain valuable experience whilst complementing your studies and personal and professional growth. This scheme could lead to various career pathways across the Environment Agency and kick start your future!
Our Regulated Industry teams work with UK industry to ensure compliance with Environmental Permitting and COMAH Regulations. We cover a wide range of industrial sectors including chemicals, refineries and metals to reduce environmental impacts and improve process safety to protect people and the environment
During your placement with us you will gain experience and develop skills in areas such as:
-Data management and analysis
-Regulating the environment
-Evaluation of environmental impact
-Industrial Transition for carbon reduction
-Development of environmental standards
-Environmental Incident management
The support you get includes:
-Pastoral support through mentors, office buddies, industry placement student community, and access to our staff networks
-An industry placement specific welcome event with lots of engagement activities and guest speakers. Access to a wide range of training and development courses
Behavioural Based Assessment
On submission of your application, you will receive a link to complete an assessment via a company called Artic Shores. Information on your next steps will be included in the email. You should receive this within 24hrs of your application submission. See the candidate pack for more information on the process.
You will see direct impacts of the work we do and understand how we work with operators of industrial facilities to ensure that the industry we regulate is sustainable for the future and provides benefit to society without causing harm to people or the environment.
We are looking for applicants who are currently studying, or have studied, a Chemical or Process Engineering degree programme which is accredited by the Institute of Chemical Engineers as well as any of the following skills:
-Confidence with data
-Health and safety
Experience/skills can be transferrable. If you volunteer, are a member of a sports team or social club you can use this experience to support your application for a role with us.
-You are a UK, Commonwealth or EEA (European Economic Area) national
-You have the right to work in the UK
-You will have completed a minimum of two years of your degree in a Chemical or Process Engineering discipline*
-You have graduated from an undergraduate degree or master's degree programme in a Chemical or Process Engineering discipline* within the last 12 months (from June 2023)
*If successful, you will be required to give evidence of your qualification (expected or awarded).
Everyone starting in a new role will be welcomed into the team and given all the training and support needed. As part of your comprehensive induction, you will be provided with all the equipment required for your role.
We offer an extensive range of employee benefits and the opportunity to progress your career with us via professional training routes such as apprenticeships and degree programmes.
For questions relating to these roles, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
This vacancy closes on 27 November 2023, interviews will be held from 20 November. We encourage you to submit your application early.
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After you have submitted your application, you will be sent a link to access a site called Arctic Shores. This will take you to an online assessment for you to complete. The next steps will be explained, and you can take the test at a time convenient for you. If you think you may require any reasonable adjustments, please contact email@example.com.
We are fully committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve. We welcome flexible working patterns for all our vacancies, including job share, so please include clearly any information regarding your preferred working arrangements on your application.
We also have a Guaranteed Interview Policy to support those with a disability who are seeking employment. We have committed to guaranteeing an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
The Environment Agency, as a Non-Departmental Public Body, is committed to providing value for money and utilises Central Government frameworks and contracts for all external recruitment needs. For this reason, we are unable to engage with the market directly through post, email or phone calls . Should you wish to become a support supplier on one of these frameworks or contracts please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/become-a-crown-commercial-service-supplier/becoming-a-supplier-through-the-crown-commercial-service-what-you-need-to-know for more information.
This Vacancy is closed to applications.