BuroHappold’s waste team is made up of engineers and scientists with varied backgrounds and experiences, but all with a common passion for solving the complex management of waste in the urban realm. We are unique in the waste sector and the exposure the team has to state of the art thinking in terms of urban planning encourages us to think radically about how materials are used and managed in cities. The team have worked on the design of over 230 projects in 35 different countries, each with varying degrees of waste management requirements and or limitations. Examples of recent projects include New York High Line, Reykjavik Landspittali Hospital, Tottenham Hotspur football stadium, Malaysia city masterplan and Tate Modern 2
The successful candidate is expected to take a lead role in supporting, enhancing and evolving our waste service offers. This unique opportunity will present you with the challenge of working on many prestigious worldwide projects and development. With opportunities to travel overseas, the work is both novel and unique and we consider ourselves to be leaders in this field of waste consultancy. As such, we will expect you to be focussed on new thinking, tackling waste, reducing resource use and facilitating better urban metabolism.
As an experienced Environmental, Waste engineer or consultant with a solid basis of experience, we would expect that you can demonstrate:
Passion and enthusiasm for better managing waste in the urban context;
Knowledge of working with architects and design teams;
Business acumen and ability to network be capable of maintaining strong relationships both within and outside the company
Experience or knowledge in internal building and or city design advice, e.g. waste logistics;
Data analysis skills, including auditing, analysis and presenting waste data, e.g. waste forecasting;
Ability to communicate in an effective and confident manner;
Excellent demonstrable evidence in report writing;
Leadership skills in challenging situations; and
Ability to run projects successfully on time and on budget.
Highly proficient in Excel
Excellent report writing
Good time management
Ability to work on your own or part of a wider team who may be based elsewhere
Innovative, inquisitive and desire to think laterally to solve complex problems
Ability to interpreting engineering and architectural drawings and visualisations
Good client management skills and ability to win work
Proficient with CAD, Sketchup, Modelling
Qualifications & Experience:
The candidate will be chartered with a relevant professional body and be qualified to science or engineering degree level in a waste, environmental, planning, sustainable development or related discipline.
BuroHappold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate. We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions. BuroHappold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role.