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Serpentine Pavilion

Fusing art, architecture and engineering

Designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré

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Amy Koerbel

Structural Designer, Buildings + Places

Moses Mabidha Stadium

Focusing on legacy, culture and location

South Africa

Contributing to projects that meld awe-inspiring design with economic and civic benefits is the ultimate career satisfaction.

Tim Ter Haar

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Encouraging cooperation and collaboration

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Coralie Soudee

Associate, Commercial Cost Management

Taizhou Bridge

Connecting with long-span suspension

China

In my work, I cross vast continents in search of new frontiers in bridge engineering. Bridges connect people and places, both physically and emotionally.

Dr. Robin Sham, CBE

Managing Director, Transportation

Connected and Automated Vehicles

Expanding mobility options

United States

We must consider the possible and not be limited by the tools and solutions available today. Our imagination and technical skills drive our solutions.

Veronica Siranosian

Director, AECOM Ventures

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Job Information

AECOM Ecology Opportunities - UK&I wide in Exeter, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham

Job Summary

AECOM are looking to grow our UKI wide Ecology team and have opportunities at Senior, Principal, and Associate levels across the country. If you are an ecologist looking for a change, please do get in touch! You will have the opportunity to work within an established and successful consultancy that provides a full range of ecological services ranging from specialist habitat and species surveys, impact assessment, advice on biodiversity mitigation, offsetting and enhancement, and management planning for biodiversity.

Whether you prefer a balance of field work and office work, or you’re looking to largely move away from fieldwork and develop as a project manager, we can give you the platform to develop new skills and achieve your goals. We have fantastic opportunities to further your career within an established and successful business that has welfare and wellbeing as core values

Our Ecology Team comprises over 160 ecologists based across the UK and our teams enjoys the benefits and security of a large corporation, but we work as a small close-knit ecology consultancy. We have mentors within the team who provide support at a personal level and guide the development of skills and experience. There is a programme of internal training courses and a generous budget for external training aligned to your professional development goals. We promote a healthy work-life balance and provide fun social team activities throughout the year. AECOM has a Freedom to Grow policy that celebrates flexible working; if you are interested in joining us, we would be happy to discuss a working arrangement to suit you.

Our UK Ecology Team and covers all terrestrial, freshwater and marine habitats. We provide our clients with the full range of ecological services including specialist habitat and species surveys, impact assessment, advice on biodiversity mitigation, offsetting and enhancement, and management planning for biodiversity.

At AECOM you can go as far as your ability and desire will take you. It’s about your interests and passions. It’s about the experiences you bring with you, and, it’s about your personal goals and aspirations. We provide you with the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse workforce of highly talented professionals on both regional and national projects that impact our world for the better - and to gain relevant experience which will be of significant benefit to you in your future career.

Minimum Requirements

  • Previous work experience in the ecology sector within a professional consultancy (or relevant NGO or academic experience if applicable)

  • A keen interest and understanding of British wildlife and conservation – evidenced through voluntary work, training courses, charity memberships, hobbies or related work experience

  • Proven experience of undertaking habitat and protected species surveys - at least 1 full season of surveying experience

  • Pro-active, reliable and willingness to travel between project sites

  • Well organised with good time management and communication skills

  • Ability to record data efficiently and methodically

  • Able to complete field surveys proforma to a high standard using iPads/Touchpads and basic software packages (Excel, Word etc)

Preferred Qualifications

  • A relevant degree in Ecology or related subjects

  • Working towards or holds one or more protected species survey licences (for great crested newts or bats)

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 Ecology

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 251439BR

Additional Locations IE - Cork - Montrose House, IE - Dublin - 24 Lower Hatch Street, IE - Dublin - Adelphi Plaza, IE - Galway Technology Park, UK - Basingstoke, UK - Belfast, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Cambridge - Wellbrook Court, UK - Cardiff, UK - Chesterfield, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield, UK - Exeter, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - Leeds, UK - Liverpool, Merchants Court, UK - Manchester - Bridgewater House, UK - Nottingham Regan Way

Clearance Required No

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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