Geo-environmental Consultant - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Birmingham - Uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham - UK

Job Summary

Our Birmingham based Environmental Liability Solutions team are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Consultant to join us in our work on contaminated land and remediation projects. In joining us you will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of geo-environmental assessments including EIA on large development infrastructure. You will support the delivery of services to private and public sector clients including developers, global companies, the nuclear industry, regulatory bodies and government agencies; including the Environment Agency, Homes England, Highways England and local authorities. The team also support other AECOM business lines where their projects have a contaminated land and remediation interface and who are involved in the delivery of multi-disciplinary design, build and construction schemes. Nationally our team is one of the largest and the Birmingham office has an established track record in successfully delivering land contamination assessment and remediation works. We are now looking to enhance and grow this with someone who is proactive in their approach to work; and who wants to share in our enthusiasm and determination to support our important client-base. The team provides services ranging from desk studies, site investigation, risk assessment, remediation (strategy development, design, implementation and validation), monitoring and close-out on a wide range of contracts.


The successful applicant will provide project management and technical support. The role will involve a mixture of site and office work and will include Phase I/II contaminated land assessment, remediation projects, EIA for large infrastructure. The successful applicant will be expected to plan and manage fieldwork and contractors, obtain and interpret geo-environmental data and undertake the technical reporting of that data within a fully supported environment. The appointed person will be expected to take on project management tasks including, for example, making the necessary arrangements prior to the start of fieldwork operations, assisting in setting budgets and managing project fees and expenditure.

Further responsibilities include:

-ensuring that H&S issues are addressed throughout the life of a project.

-working within a team, undertaking desk studies, site investigations, laboratory procurement for environmental analysis, data analysis, factual and interpretive report writing.

-assisting project managers in developing proposals.

-co-ordinating field–based subcontractors and supervising ground investigation works.

collection of soil, groundwater and gas samples/data during assessment and remedial action activities at various sites in the UK.

-compilation and interpretation of field and analytical data into accurate and comprehensive conceptual site models.

-learning the AECOM quality management system and ensure its effective implementation by the team for all projects and proposals.

Minimum Requirements:

For this role you will ideally hold a strong undergraduate degree in an environmental, science or engineering based subject with relevant work or voluntary experience. We are particularly looking for candidates with the following skills:

-Good understanding of contaminated land assessment.

-Experienced with the development and assessment of a CSM.

-Risk assessment experience desirable

-Working knowledge of CDM regulations and site management.

-SMSTS a preference.

-Fieldwork and contractor management experience.

-Technical reporting experience

-Working towards Chartership application desirable.

-Pro-active attitude and able to develop and deliver work under own initiative.

-Strong attention to detail and thorough approach to work

-Strong research and report writing (including web-based research).

-Good numerical skills

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant postgraduate qualification and relevant experience in industry/consultancy preferred

  • Project management and client-facing experience (business development experience would be preferable)

  • Field investigation experience (including drilling, working with subcontractors, collecting groundwater and vapour data/samples)

  • Experience of working in a corporate environment (within/outside of environmental consultancy)

  • Self-starting and highly motivated approach to workKnowledge:

  • Good understanding of contaminated land investigations, data review and risk assessment

  • Working knowledge of MS Office applicationsSkills:

  • Strong team worker – able to listen to requirements and work well with

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree (MSc preferred) in Geology / Hydrogeology / Contaminated Land / Environmental Engineering / Environmental Science.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 219086BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.