AECOM Junior Environmental Consultant - Dutch speaking in ghent, Belgium

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152174BR

Position Title Junior Environmental Consultant - Dutch speaking

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Country Belgium

State/Province/Region BE - East-Flanders

City ghent

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 www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Environment

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

Our Environmental team currently has an exciting vacancy for a native Dutch speaking Junior consultant Soil & Groundwater remediation to be based in our Ghent office. The successful candidate will work in a dynamic team which undertakes a wide variety of projects for mainly international private sector clients based in Belgium and abroad. These projects involve, but are not limited to contaminated Soil remediation and investigation, risk assessments, remedial design and follow-up. As consultant you will be workingwithin a team, undertaking desk studies, site investigations, laboratory procurement for environmental analysis, data analysis, factual and interpretive report writing.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • To coordinate field service subcontractors and fully supervise ground investigation works.

  • To collect soil and groundwater samples/data during assessment and remedial action activities at various sitesin Belgium.

  • To coordinate with laboratories to secure appropriate analysis and in a timetable consistent with project requirements.

  • To compile and interpret field and analytical data into accurate and comprehensive conceptual site models

  • To ensure that health and safety issues are addressed throughout the life of a project. AECOM has a strong safety culture which is supported across the business worldwide. As part of our team, you're expected to implement safety, quality and customer focus into your day-to-day activities. You participate in all safety initiatives, you ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues and you support and achieve safety objectives through orienting, training and coaching.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master or BSc degree in Geology, Geography, Bio Engineering or another technical, environmental or chemical field of study.

  • We are looking for one native Dutch speaking colleague with fluent English written and verbal language skills.

  • Graduate or approximately 1 year experience in a similar role within the environmental consultancy sector.

  • Confidence with client communication and cross selling of our services in order to further grow our business.

  • Demonstrated excellent analytical and report writing and communication skills.

  • Solid attention to detail and thorough approach to work

  • Has solid expertise of present- day Belgian S&G legislation.

  • Willingness to travel occasionally within mainly Belgium and occasionally in the Netherlands or abroad to meet the needs of specific projects.

  • The candidate should have a valid driver license and the confidence to drive a car.

Preferred Qualifications French language skills are not required but are an asset.

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.

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