Graduate Consultant and Consultant

  • Permanent
  • Cardiff

Website AdvanceTRS Advance Training and Recruitment Services

Technical recruiters for the built environment

Job Title: Graduate Consultant and Consultant
Location: Cardiff
Term: Permanent
Salary: £22-25k

About the Company:
My client, an employee-owned water and environmental consultancy established in 2004, specializes in a range of services focused on the water environment.

Job Description:
As a Graduate Consultant or Consultant in our Cardiff office, you’ll tackle technical work, manage projects, and find opportunities for personal development.

Key Responsibilities:

Technical Objectives:

  • Undertake hydraulic and hydrological modelling using software such as Tuflow, Flood Modeller, HecRas, WINFAP, ReFH2, and Causeway Flow.
  • Support hydrogeological and water quality assessments.
  • Conduct outline Sustainable Urban Drainage System (SUDS) design for client planning applications.
  • Participate in fieldwork, analysis, and report writing for Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA).
  • Utilize GIS and CAD tools for mapping and model outputs.
  • Contribute to client reports, including leading smaller reports.
  • Manage training and development for professional chartership.

Project Management & Work Winning Objectives:

  • Manage multiple projects ensuring quality, budget, and schedule adherence.
  • Progress to Project Manager for projects up to £5k in value within 6 months.
  • Lead client proposals up to £5k in value after 6 months.
  • Conduct market research to support the marketing plan.

Opportunities Beyond Year One:

  • Participate in wider consultancy services.
  • Progress to Consultant or Senior Consultant roles.
  • Contribute to technical process improvement and software development.
  • Act as Project Manager on larger projects.
  • Lead higher value proposals and tactical marketing plans.


  • Competitive salary and tax-free profit share bonus.
  • Flexible workplace arrangements.
  • 40.5 days holiday allowance.
  • Employee-owned trust with additional bonuses.
  • Company pension scheme with matched contributions.
  • Cycle to Work scheme and health plan.
  • Opportunities for environmental or educational volunteering.
  • Clear career progression and structured pay scales.
  • Personal development plans with targeted training.
  • Financial support for professional memberships.
  • Interaction with leading scientists and access to cutting-edge IT infrastructure.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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