Principal Environmental Consultant

Employer
AECOM Technology Corporation
Location
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Dec 2023
Reference
C2A2E30C297D42E2A81388A8DDABB686

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Sector
Environment
Role
Advisor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Company Description

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it's improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We're one global team - 47,000 strong - driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Job Description

Are you passionate about helping to resolve the UK's energy challenges? If so, there's a great job waiting for you at AECOM.

We're looking for Principal EIA Consultants specialising in the energy sector to join our Environment & Sustainability business that has over 650 staff working across the UK and Ireland. As we are a national team, we are flexible in terms of office location - this includes offices in Basingstoke, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Chesterfield, Croydon, Dublin, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Leeds, London Aldgate, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Plymouth, St Albans, Warrington. However, do get in touch if this does not work for you because, for the right candidate, we'll explore other options. We would welcome interest from candidates looking for either a part-time or full-time position.

You will work on our portfolio of major energy projects, including power generation with carbon capture, carbon capture pipelines, projects in the emerging hydrogen sector, large scale solar, and/ or power transmission and distribution projects (including international interconnectors). You will have the opportunity to work on projects that are transforming our energy systems and helping the UK to deliver its net zero ambitions.

As a Principal EIA Consultant you'll provide environmental inputs across all project lifecycles, from early strategy development, through feasibility, optioneering/ option and site selection, outline design, to detailed design, discharging of consents, construction and scheme operation/ maintenance.

To apply for this will role, you'll need to be able to demonstrate experience in managing multidisciplinary environmental inputs across a range of energy projects. You'll have worked closely with design engineers to intercept and mitigate potential environmental effects, engaging and consulting across a wide range of audiences, as well as effectively managing resources and budgets.

Your role will include:
  • Managing and coordinating multidisciplinary environmental inputs across a range of energy projects, with a focus on the management of environmental assessments in support of gaining development consent
  • Managing the preparation of EIA screening and scoping reports and Environmental Statements (and in the future Environmental Outcomes Reports), including the technical review of specialist chapters
  • Liaising with clients and internal supply teams
  • Working collaboratively with design teams to ensure environmental considerations are appropriately taken into account, as well as developing sustainable initiatives
  • Working in partnership with other members of the wider business
  • Managing resources, delegating activities, monitoring and managing project budgets (with support as applicable)
  • Leading and supporting business opportunities and associated fee and technical proposal development
  • Promoting AECOM's environmental services to both internal and external audiences.
Qualifications

You'll have:
  • Experience of providing consultancy services to the energy sector
  • An excellent understanding of the EIA processes, environmental assessment methods and applicable planning legislation
  • A detailed understanding of relevant consenting and licensing regimes
  • Confidence when engaging with a wide variety of stakeholder groups
  • The ability to work collaboratively as part of an established team, coordinating inputs from specialist technical teams
  • Excellent verbal and report writing skills, including technical reviewing
  • Project management skills, including programming, staff resource management and budget management
  • A degree in a relevant environmental discipline and an appropriate professional membership
  • Willingness to travel
The following would be a bonus:
  • CEnv qualification
  • DCO experience
  • Experience in the nuclear sector
Additional Information

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts - planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers - leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let's get started.

About AECOM

AECOM is the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle - from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We're the world's trusted global infrastructure firm, and we're in this together - your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you'll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm - access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10093633

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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