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Air Quality Consultant (Project grade), Manchester, UK

Office Location: Manchester

Working Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm

Salary: Competitive basic salary, comprehensive benefits

Discipline team: Air Quality

Reporting to: Technical Discipline Manager (Air Quality)


Job Description


The SLR Manchester office is based in the commercial heart of Salford Quays. The office offers a large multidisciplinary presence with a wealth of complementary technical discipline expertise.

Due to continued success of the UK air quality team, there is an opportunity within SLR’s Manchester office for an Air Quality consultant to join and help to expand and complement the existing capabilities within the North-West region.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

As an air quality specialist, you will be required to promote the SLR air quality team in the marketplace, help facilitate further growth and play a direct role in the delivery of a diverse range of projects. This will include detailed dispersion modelling and assessment of transport and industrial air quality, odour assessments, input into EIAs and Environmental Permit applications and ambient air quality and odour monitoring. An element of site work would be required as part of the role.

The successful candidate will join an exciting and dynamic team, and become involved in all aspects of project delivery from client liaison and task / project management, and report production. A high level of technical competence is required with practical experience in dispersion modelling software desirable (including AERMOD, ADMS 5, ADMS Roads). Additional training on the use of dispersion modelling software would be provided.


Person Specification



  • Demonstrable experience in a comparable consultancy or similar commercial Air Quality role
  • Detailed dispersion modeling (AERMOD and / or ADMS), and assessment of road pollution (ADMS Roads, DMRB).



  • Degree-level qualification in a numerically based subject


  • Professional membership of IAQM, IEnvSc or similar


• Good written, communication and presentation skills
• Good design skills
• Team working
• Innovative approach to problem solving
• Interest in mentoring and sharing knowledge
• Commercial acumen
• Enthusiasm for the Air Quality profession.



  • Full Driving License

Applications and Enquiries

SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Further details of our Equal Opportunities policy are available upon request.

To apply, please complete the online application form below.