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Job Information

AECOM Process Safety - Principal Consultant in Glasgow, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne

Job Summary

Supporting the growth of the UK Process Safety business, particularly in the areas of DSEAR / ATEX / COMAH compliance products and supporting Process Safety risk assessments such as HAZID and HAZOP.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Play an active role in contributing to the success of the AECOM business.

  • Work in partnership with other members of the Permitting and Process Safety function, assisting the successful winning and delivery of projects.

  • Liaise and work effectively with clients and other business functions within AECOM.

Business Development:

  • Support the Process Safety Team with development and growth of the business and accompany colleagues during client and site visits for pursuits.

  • Support the Process Safety Team in the preparation of proposals, job costing, assisting with the entry of prospects and opportunities into business management software.

  • Develop and maintain Process Safety marketing materials and CV’s assisted by colleagues.

Project Delivery:

  • The role will require the delivery of process safety services across a number of industry sectors covered by the environmental business line, i.e. General Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Organic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Power, Non-Ferrous Metals, Inorganic Chemicals, Food and Drink etc.

  • Carry out the role of scribe for HAZID and HAZOP studies and assist with meeting facilitation and the preparation of agendas. The progression to study leader is expected following experience and training, under the mentorship of a Process Safety Associate / Principal. Experience in the use of HAZOP Manager software, or equivalent, would be beneficial.

  • Provide assistance to DSEAR risk assessments including hazardous area classification under supervision, preparing reports under guidance that are consistent with industry standards and guidance.

  • Provide assistance to COMAH and Hazardous Substance Consent compliance projects including developing spreadsheet calculations, preparation of Safety Report material and supporting documentation.

  • Undertaking process safety information gathering and research as requested by colleagues.

  • Work alongside Environmental Permitting and Soil & Groundwater colleagues to deliver safety and environmental risk and impact assessments in support of COMAH and Environmental Permitting such as H1 assessments, MATTE assessments (consistent with the Chemicals and Downstream Oil Industries (CDOIF) methodology) and permit applications under supervision.

  • Provide assistance with environmental risk assessment projects and fire water risk assessment modelling projects.

  • There will be the expectation for working at client sites or other AECOM office locations as the workload requires.

We are looking for people who are excellent team players who have a proactive and positive attitude and who are willing to contribute to and lead important project work.

Minimum Requirements

  • Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

  • Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.

  • Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

  • Prepares technical specification sections.

  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

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

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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254491BR

Additional Locations UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - Leeds, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street

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.