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007SC - Sustainability Team - Net Zero Student - Glasgow

Start Date – September 2024 for 1 year

Salary - £20,103

Location - Cambuslang, Glasgow

Disciplines – relevant to utilities/infrastructure/ construction for example environment/ sustainability/civil/chemical engineering/quantity surveying


Please note that due to contractual agreement candidates need to be attending a Scottish University or live in Scotland.


The company  is  one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. They are seeking a keen school leaver/undergraduate or recent graduate to join their Sustainability Team .


It is the first integrated energy company in the UK to generate 100% green electricity. Our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future and we’re investing over £6m every working day to make this happen.


We’re committed to speeding up the transition to clean power, cleaner electric transport, low-carbon heating and improved air quality whilst keeping energy bills affordable - to deliver a better future, quicker for everyone.


Key Accountabilities

Supporting the implementation of evolving environmental and social impact assessment and minimisation processes on a Transmission construction project


Activities and Responsibilities

  • Calculating carbon, resource, waste, ecological and social impacts/footprints via the use of new tools and processes
  • Providing feedback and otherwise supporting the ongoing development of such tools and processes
  • Supporting community engagement to understand local environmental and social impacts and community needs and priorities
  • Working with local stakeholders, including landowners, to develop and implement environmental and social mitigation and enhancement aligned to local needs
  • Working with central functions including Environmental Planning, Sustainability Team, Net Zero Fund Team, Stakeholder Engagement Team


Critical Factors

  • Should be reasonably numerate, with good communication skills and reasonable written English. 
  • Have demonstrated an interest in environmental and/or social issues.
  • Knowledge of MS Office, in particular Excel.


Technical Skills/Knowledge (some to be developed)

  • MS Office- In particular Teams and Excel
  • Analytical skills e.g. spreadsheets
  • Carbon foot printing
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Circular economy/sustainable resource use/waste minimisation
  • Biodiversity measurement and mitigation techniques
  • Natural Capital assessment
  • Social impact assessment/Social Return on Investment
  • Project management


Interpersonal Skills

  • Good standard of written English
  • Experience of business practices
  • Interpersonal Skills and relationship building/maintaining
  • Influencing skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Good communicator, including presentational, written, verbal
  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn


To apply for this role, please email Jessica at, stating the vacancy reference.

007SC - Sustainability Team - Net Zero Student - Glasgow

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