RSK Group plc

Environmental Placement Student - Hemel Hempstead

Contract Type
Hemel Hempstead


The RSK Group is a dynamic, multidisciplinary environmental consultancy and services provider servicing a wide range of commercial, energy, government, property, transport and utilities clients. Since 1989, our philosophy has remained the same: employ, develop and retain talented people. Working for RSK is an opportunity to evolve as a professional, to innovate and to make a difference.  

Our Environment, Planning and Design team has an exciting opportunity for a work placement student to join the Hemel Hempstead team for 12 months. Working alongside an experienced team you will get involved with a vast array of projects predominately within the housing, energy and rail sectors.


RSK Environment Ltd are registrants under the IEMA Quality Mark Standard and are currently engaged on some of the most high profile projects across the UK. Our Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) teams are currently supporting clients on a range of NSIP and other major planning applications, public inquiries and the environmental management of projects before and after construction.


Environmental Placement Student - Hemel Hempstead


Key responsibilities: 

  • Supporting the EIA and Environmental Management team with project work and tender preparation
  • Accompanying ecologists, acousticians and air quality specialists on site surveys
  • Undertaking GIS work using ARC and MapInfo as required
  • Recording survey data and produce summary reports

Person Specification:

The suitable candidate will have the following attributes: 

  • Enthusiastic team worker
  • Pro-active, positive attitude
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Competent in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel)
  • Good written skills and ability to produce professional reports
  • GIS experience (preferable, but not essential as training will be provided)
  • Full driving licence 


  • £16,500 annual salary
  • Opportunities to attend training events
  • Mentoring from experienced professionals

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.

Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.

The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. Having been recently placed within the top10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2015) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter.

For more information please call Kate Pine, HR Advisor on 01928 728156 or email

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

RSK Group limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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