Nicholas Pearson Associates

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About us 

Nicholas Pearson Associates is an established, respected and award winning consultancy of environmental planners, landscape architects, ecologists and visualisation with projects throughout the UK. 

We take a multi-disciplinary approach to our work. We cover projects ranging from small scale private residential properties to large, multi-phased urban expansion schemes. We work on projects for a wide range of development types and clients across residential, commercial, energy, minerals, transport, education, recreation and leisure sectors.

Thinking of working for us? 

We always welcome applications from talented people interested in our work and approach. We employ Landscape Architects, Ecologists, Environmental Planners, supported by a team of technical specialists, including 3D Visualisers and administrative staff. If you are interested in working for us, please send us a covering letter, CV and completed application form, preferably in digital format as a PDF by email to info@npaconsult.co.uk and marked  for the attention of Gavin Payne.

3D Visualiser 

We are currently seeking a 3D Visualiser to assist in the production of 3D models, Photomontage / Verified Views, CGI Visualisations.  

The Company provides a comprehensive range of benefits for the successful applicant together with the opportunity to work in an informal, stimulating work environment within an experienced team of professionals. Salary will be dependent upon demonstrable skills and experience.

Core software skills:

  • 3D Studio Max
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • AutoCAD

Experience in the following would be an advantage:

  • Adobe Premier, After effects and InDesign
  • Sketch up
  • Revit
  • Photography
  • Photomontage preparation
  • Autodesk Infrastructure Suite
  • Lumion & Infraworks
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team environment

Previous experience working in the design sector would be advantageous but not essential. The applicant should be able to produce 3D models to a high standard as well as compositing presentation imagery.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply for the post please send a covering letter, CV, portfolio and completed application form, marked for the attention of Chris Hale, preferably in digital format as a PDF by email to Npavisuals@npaconsult.co.uk, to be received by 9.00am on 1st December 2017. (No recruitment agency applications will be accepted, thank you.)

For further information please visit our website: Npavisuals.co.uk

Graduate/Professional Landscape Architect

We are currently seeking to appoint a Graduate/Professional Landscape Architect with a minimum of 1-3 years post-graduation experience to provide support to our existing team at our office in Corston, Bath.  The successful applicant would ideally be working towards or have recently passed their P2C chartered exam.

The post would be an office based, permanent, full time position for 37.5 hours a week.

Skills and qualifications required:

  • A Degree in Landscape Architecture and a postgraduate diploma in Landscape Architecture;
  • Member of the Landscape Institute;
  • A current, full UK driving licence;
  • Be eligible to work in the UK; 
  • Be able to show a proven design ability;
  • Have experience and/or an interest in undertaking landscape and visual assessment surveys and reports;
  • Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the process of progressing projects from the  initial site survey, via the various design phases and through to the construction and maintenance stages;
  • Have an understanding of the UK planning system;
  • Be able to demonstrate good communication skills and the ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team environment;
  • Proficient in the use of a range of computer software including AutoCAD and Microsoft Office (in a Windows based environment) and preferably others such as SketchUp, Keyscape  and Adobe Creative Suite. Some knowledge of GIS would be beneficial. 

The Company provides a comprehensive range of benefits for the successful applicant together with the opportunity to work in an informal, stimulating work environment within an experienced team of professionals. We support staff with continuing professional development to help develop their careers. Salary will be dependent upon demonstrable skills and experience. We are an equal opportunities employer.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply for the post please send a covering letter, CV, portfolio and completed application form preferably in digital format as a PDF by e-mail to info@npaconsult.co.uk or by post for the attention of Gavin Payne at Nicholas Pearson Associates, The Farm House, Church Farm Business Park, Corston, Bath. BA2 9AP.  No recruitment agency applications will be accepted.

The deadline for all applications to be received is 9am on Friday 1 December 2017. 

Equal Opportunities Statement

Nicholas Pearson Associates Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer, and makes no discrimination with respect to applications from people with disabilities, from all races, religions, and from both sexes. The Company welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. 

The Company is committed to promoting equal opportunities, and complies with all relevant Acts and statutes. It actively seeks to ensure that no discrimination occurs within the workplace nor with respect to Company business and practices. 

A copy of our Equal Opportunities Statement is available on request from our Bath office.

 

AssociatEcologist
Nicholas Pearson Associates (NPA) is an established and respected consultancy of environmental planners, ecologists and landscape architects based in the centre of Bath with projects throughout the UK. We take a multi-disciplinary approach to our work. Our highly regarded team of ecologists provide the full spectrum of ecological services whilst maintaining excellent professional standards together with a high degree of scientific integrity. We have a broad client base and cover projects ranging from private residential properties to large, multi-phased urban expansion schemes.
This is a rare opportunity to join NPA at senior management level and influence the future development of the ecology team and the company.
It is envisaged that the successful applicant will possess and be able to demonstrate:
• A detailed knowledge of habitats in the UK and good botanical field skills;
• Experience of preparing / holding EPS licences, particularly for bats and GCNs;
• Experience of working on large scale developments and preparing EcIAs, HRAs, Ecological Management Plans and undertaking BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Homes assessments;
• Full membership (minimum) of IEEM; 
• An interest and experience in actively engaging with the design process to incorporate ecological measures into developments to ensure net biodiversity gain;
• An excellent understanding of ecological planning law and the role of ecology within the planning system at national, regional and local level;
• Previous experience of managing a team of ecologists within a consultancy, including technical mentoring and support;
• Previous experience of marketing ecological services / strong commercial awareness; 
• Proven project and financial management experience including scoping, estimating and tendering for work;
• Confidence in dealing with clients, wider project team members and stakeholders;
• Excellent report writing skills.
The following elements of experience are desirable but not essential:
• Have prepared evidence and acted as an expert witness at Public Inquiry proceedings;
• Possess ornithological and/or entomological field skills;
• Have published papers / delivered presentations at conferences. 
We are offering a competitive salary together with a generous company benefits package within a friendly and stimulating work environment. We are an equal opportunities employer.
To apply for the post please send a covering letter, CV and completed application form (downloadable from our company website) preferably in digital format as a PDF by email to info@npaconsult.co.uk  or by post for the attention of Gavin Payne at Nicholas Pearson Associates, 30 Brock Street, Bath, BA1 2LN.
The deadline for all applications to be received is 9am on Wednesday 21st November 2012

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