Summer student placement with MLM


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Summer student placement with MLM

  1. 1. MLM Consulting Engineers Ltd Main Tel: 01245 359911 Townfield House, 30-33 Townfield Street, Chelmsford CM1 1QL Main Fax: 01245 359001Undergraduate Summer PlacementAre you a student studying ecology, biology or environmental science? Are you a hardworker and a team player, interested in gaining valuable experience of ecologicalconsultancy in England? - If this is you we have a great opportunity for you to join ourecology team in Chelmsford for your summer break.This is an exciting opportunity for a student to get well-rounded hands-on experience ofecological consultancy work. The position will include an opportunity to develop thefollowing skills, among others:• Desk-based studies including analysis of protected areas and biological records• Training in undertaking and reporting phase 1 habitat surveys• Some involvement with mitigation for reptiles and amphibians• Assistance with bat surveys, including building scoping assessments, roost potential in trees and activity surveys using bat detectors• Training in use of BatSound software to analyse bat calls using recorded sounds and sonographsPay will be at the National Minimum Wage rate per hour based on a 37.5 hour standardweek. Starting and finishing times are flexible but are generally 9:00 to 17:30 while inthe office (with an hour lunch break). You may be required to work different oradditional hours as the job demands (for example, bat surveys may require nightworking and reptile surveys/mitigation may require early morning or evening site visits).To join us for a summer placement we ask that you have completed the second year ofyour degree, have a full UK driver’s licence and use of a personal vehicle insured forbusiness use. All mileage and disbursements will be covered in accordance with ourexpenses policy. MLM is an equal opportunities employer, so please inform us of anyspecial requirements you may have.Our recruitment process is straight forward. Please send your CV to Sarah Ashton( in our HR department, along with a requested start dateand finish date (e.g. to coincide with end of exams and beginning of term). No previousexperience is necessary. However, inclusion of a cover letter detailing the degree youare reading and any modules / field work you have undertaken that are biology/ecology-related would be advantageous.All CVs need to be received via email by 13 June 2012 to be considered for thisplacement.For any further information regarding the above placement, then please do not hesitateto contact the undersigned.Annelise CollierEnvironmental Team ENVIRONMENTALTownfield House, 30-33 Townfield Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1QLTel: 01245 359911 Fax: 01245 359001Web Site: