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AECOM Environmental Consultant Soil & Groundwater Remediation in Brussels, Belgium

Job Summary

Across the globe, our clients in the public and private sectors count on us to take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we partner with our clients to build legacies for generations to come.

We are the world’s premier infrastructure firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We’re planners, designers, engineers, consultants and construction managers driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Summary

Are you looking for freedom to grow and develop in an organization that highly values sense of ownership?

Our successful Environmental Services team in the Benelux is currently hiring an Environmental Consultant Soil & Groundwater Remediation to be based in our Leuven office. Within this role you work in a dynamic group 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 investigation, remediation, risk assessment, remedial design and follow-up.

As an Environmental Consultant you have a challenging and diversified scope of responsibilities, ensuring the good completion of smaller to large size and complex soil and groundwater projects, as well as supporting other environmental businesses.

Key aspects of the role are;

  • People Management – by helping junior profiles on site, you help developing keen young talent. You also manage contractors and subcontractors to maintain an excellent working relationship with them.

  • Project Management – you make sure that all your projects are executed according to high-level standards in terms of Safety, Quality, Planning, Budgeting and Reporting.

  • Client Management – you support senior consultant and/or client account managers to effectively guide AECOM’s clients and translating their needs into an efficient and solution-oriented concept. It comes to no surprise that good client management increases client retention and promotes growth.

  • Technical & Regulatory Management – supporting your clients and colleagues with the different environmental legislations applicable in Belgium, especially in Brussels and Walloon regions. This requires having a good technical knowledge of the soil and groundwater remediation sector.

  • Transversal Collaboration – working closely with other environmental teams throughout the Benelux and Europe and stimulate collaboration between the different units.

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’ll participate in all safety initiatives, ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues and you will support and achieve safety objectives through orienting, training and coaching.

Minimum Requirements

  • Our ideal candidate has a Master or BSc degree in Geology, Geography, Bio Engineering or another technical, environmental or chemical field of study.

  • We are looking for a French speaking colleague with fluent English written and verbal language skills. Good Dutch skills is seen as a plus.

  • Between 3-6 years of experience in a comparable role within the environmental consultancy sector, with a strong portfolio of similar soil and groundwater phase I, phase II and some remediation projects.

  • Confidence and at ease with relationship building and stakeholder management.

  • You are a decision taker with a good sense of responsibility and ownership.

  • Excellent analytical, report writing and communication skills.

  • Solid attention to detail and thorough approach to work.

  • Good knowledge of Belgian (Brussels and Wallonia) Soil & Groundwater legislation (both past and present)

  • Able to work both independently and in teams.

  • You are an innovative thinker who enjoys self-development and taking initiative while working in a young and dynamic team.

  • Valid driver license for a car.

Preferred Qualifications

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

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 Belgium

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 274232BR

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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