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Organic Waste Treatment Senior Consultant

Organic Waste Treatment Senior Consultant

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Salary: Competitive


Wood are currently recruiting for an Organic Waste Treatment Senior Consultant in our Knutsford office. The sucessful candidate will have excellent technical understanding of how the respective anaerobic and aerobic biological processes work, how these systems are designed and operated, relevant waste management regulations and can develop design, process flow and mass balance models for both anaerobic digestion (AD) and in vessel composting (IVC). The individual will be required to support existing and new projects for:

  • Due diligence
  • Process design and review of AD and IVC facilities
  • Interface scoping between process, mechanical and electrical aspects
  • Technical reviews of reports, data and information
  • Develop and review process models
  • Undertake site audits
  • Review relevant legislation and regulations on behalf of clients
  • Liaise with Clients
  • Technical and process due diligence on anaerobic digestion, composting and mechanical and biological treatment plants which will include assessment of technical information and site visits.
  • Definition of process scope, outline process design and input into FEED studies for anaerobic digestion and in vessel composting facilities
  • Battery interface identification between mechanical and electrical systems
  • SCADA – outline scope of control philosophy and data extraction
  • Preparation of technical reports with respect to biological treatment process plants
  • Review of data extracted from SCADA and other data sources to analyse the operational effectiveness and efficiency of operating anaerobic digestion and composting facilities
  • Use extracted data and analysis to generate models to assess and improve the operating efficiency of anaerobic digestion and composting facilities
  • Preparation and delivery of site audits for PAS100, PAS110 and ABPR compliance
  • Preparation and delivery of operational site audits for Environmental Permit compliance and operational good practice
  • Reviews of waste and associated legislation e.g. H&S for the design and operation of anaerobic digestion facilities
  • Development of client relationships

The role is based in Knutsford but would consider candidates based in other locations in the UK. 


Skills / Qualifications

  • Familiarity with MS packages including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Prior consultancy experience in this field 
  • Minimum undergraduate degree (engineering or environmental)
  • Member of CIWM


Posting Date: 01/12/2017
Closing Date: 01/01/2018


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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