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AECOM Arboricultural Consultant in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Job Summary

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.

AECOM has a Freedom to Grow policy that celebrates flexible working; if you are interested in joining us, we should be happy to discuss a working arrangement to suit you

GREAT JOB, GREAT COMPANY

Want to work on a huge variety of projects to develop your career in arboricultural consultancy as part of a supportive team? If so, this is the job for you. Contact us to find out more about this exciting opportunity and how our Freedom to Grow policy will enable you to achieve a rewarding work-life balance.

ABOUT YOU

You’ll be proactive, technically competent and passionate about delivering high quality work in the arboricultural sector. You will also be a flexible and pragmatic team player with good attention to detail and a willingness to learn new skills.

ABOUT US

This is an exciting opportunity to join an award-winning team (we won the Gold Green Apple Award for our tree protection measures for London’s Thames Tideway project). Ours is a supportive and growing team; with a full range of consultant grades, we provide excellent career support and development. We have our own integrated technical team producing our plans as well as a dedicated internal software development team. We are part of a wider group of technical experts that includes planners, engineers, ecologists and landscape architects, which enables knowledge sharing and support across the business. We work across a broad range of sectors and on a diverse range of projects in the UK and internationally.

ABOUT THE JOB

Your core responsibilities will be:

  • Undertaking tree surveys for planning purposes and to assess tree condition

  • Preparing arboricultural reports to BS 5837:2012, Arboricultural Impact Assessments (AIA) and Arboricultural Method Statements (AMS)

  • Preparing Tree Condition Reports

  • Working independently or with other arboricultural and environmental professionals, in the planning, delivery and management of arboricultural services

Minimum Requirements

  • Sound level of knowledge of arboricultural principles, including awareness of BS5837:2012, BS8545:2014 and BS3998:2010

  • Competency in tree identification, inspection, condition assessment and necessary management options

  • Technicians Certificate in Arboriculture (or equivalent QCF Level 3/4 qualification) or higher

  • Knowledge of relevant UK legislation, best practice and policy relating to arboriculture

  • Professional, organised and thorough approach to work which demonstrates an attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • IT skills should include Microsoft Office

  • Full clean UK driving licence

Preferred Qualifications

  • Lantra Professional Tree Inspection certificate

  • QCF Level 6 Arboricultural qualification or higher

The value of diversity and inclusion is readily apparent in creating a collaborative, supportive working environment and in delivering innovative, contextually appropriate projects. It is very important to both what we do and the way we do it. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. The important thing for us is that you can demonstrate that you can effectively fulfil the needs of the role. If you feel you can fulfil the requirements of the role, but there are other factors that are making you hesitant in applying, we would still like to hear from you and see if we can work together to overcome any challenges.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

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. 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. 271508BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Cambridge - Wellbrook Court, UK - London - Aldgate Tower

Virtual: 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.

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