AECOM Environmental Consultant in Basingstoke, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Hampshire, Basingstoke
We have an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Consultant to join our Environmental & Sustainability (E&S) team in Basingstoke.
You’ll have the opportunity to work on large-scale projects that are transforming our built environment and infrastructure as you manage and deliver environmental inputs to a wide range of schemes, including rail, road, power, water and commercial and residential.
You’ll provide environmental inputs across all project lifecycles, from early strategy development through feasibility, optioneering / option selection, and outline design, to detailed design, discharging of consents, construction and scheme operation / maintenance.
We’re looking for people who are passionate about delivering effective environmental inputs and positively influencing the environmental performance of development projects. You should be able to demonstrate experience in the following: assisting with the management of multidisciplinary environmental inputs to projects; working closely with design engineers to intercept and mitigate potential environmental effects; engaging and consulting across a wide range of audiences; and assisting with the effective management of resources and budgets.
The successful candidates will be supported by our Environment & Sustainability (E&S) business unit which has more than 650 staff based across the UK.
You will provide support and input to our growing portfolio of high-profile development projects, including:
Rail projects for Network Rail
Water projects for Thames Water and Affinity Water
Road projects for Highways England and local authorities
Renewable energy projects including solar, wind and hydrogen
Commercial and residential including large-scale phased developments and tall buildings
Your role will include:
Assisting with the management and coordination of multidisciplinary environmental inputs across a range of projects, with a focus on the management of EIAs in support of gaining development consent
Preparing EIA screening and scoping reports and Environmental Statements, including the technical review of specialist chapters
Liaising with clients and internal supply teams, including working collaboratively with design teams to ensure environmental considerations are considered
Working in partnership with other members of the E&S team, managing resources, delegating activities, monitoring and managing project budgets
Supporting work winning activities and associated fee and technical proposals
You will have experience and a passion for the developing sustainable solutions to environmental problems.
A good understanding of the EIA processes (including screening and scoping), environmental assessment methods and applicable planning legislation.
Confident engaging with a wide variety of stakeholder groups.
The ability to work collaboratively as part of an established team.
Excellent verbal and report writing skills, including technical reviewing – all with an attention to detail.
Project management skills.
Willingness to travel for projects when needed.
A degree in a relevant environmental discipline
Appropriate professional membership
Experience of the TCPA and / or DCO consenting regimes an advantage
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 Sciences
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 256118BR
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.