AECOM Arboricultural Consultant in Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 145659BR

Position Title Arboricultural Consultant

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Hampshire

City Basingstoke

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

We are currently offering an exciting employment opportunity for Arboricultural Consultants to join our well established arboricultural teams based in the south and the north of England and part of a wider leading global consultancy with excellent opportunities for career progression.

The team is involved in a varied range of projects across the UK including tree risk assessment and tree assessment in relation to development. Many of our projects are high profile and complex, and an innovative and practical approach to problem solving is often required.

With the support of the Principal Arboriculturist you will have the opportunity to work with AECOMs engineers, hydrologists, ecologists, architects, landscape architects and others to facilitate positive outcomes for our clients and to develop your skills and career.

Arboricultural services within AECOM are typically provided as part of a wider range of integrated environmental and engineering services to support the planning and development process. The opportunity represents an exceptional prospect for the chosen candidate to be involved in the delivery and expansion of arboricultural services within an industry leading, multinational consultancy.

You will be involved in the delivery of arboricultural services and technical advice for a wide range of urban and rural projects on a variety of scales. An understanding of client expectations, commercial awareness and the ability to work both independently and as part of a wider team is also key to this role. The candidate should have the ability to clearly and simply communicate technical concepts or principals to both clients and professional colleagues.

The salary for this role is competitive and negotiable, and we offer an extensive benefits package, which includes private healthcare, gym membership, season ticket loans and a contributory pension scheme.

AECOM offers a flexible approach which can include both office and home working as appropriate.

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate will possess a sound level of arboricultural knowledge through a combination of academic qualification and demonstrable previous experience.

​Previous experience should include undertaking tree condition surveys, the production of BS5837 level survey and reporting work, the management of trees on development sites and familiarity with Statutory Designations relating to trees.

IT skills should include Microsoft Office with the use of AutoCAD, GIS and industry graphics packages being an advantage within this role.

A full driving licence will be required.

Preferred Qualifications

Qualifications should include as a minimum a recognised level 4 Arboricultural Qualification (such as the Technicians Certificate in Arboriculture or equivalent) and evidence of recent active training and CPD activity within the arboricultural industry.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.