Senior Environmental Scientist

Industry Sector:
Environmental Jobs
Job Category:
Engineering, Science, Environmental Engineer
Job Type:
Education Level:
Masters degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary
Start Date:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
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Job Summary

AECOM are looking to recruit a Senior Environmental Consultant/Project Manager to join our established Irish Remediation Services team based in our Dublin office delivering professional consulting services to clients, primarily consisting of managing desk studies, soil and groundwater site investigations and remediation in relation to contaminated land and remediation projects in Ireland and the UK (including project management, coordination of staff/subcontractors and client liaison).

The Remediation Services team is part of a larger environmental team in Ireland comprising 30 environmental specialists including EIA, noise, contaminated land, waste and hydrogeological consultants and we represent the largest contaminated land/ remediation-focused team in Ireland.

In Ireland we work for private sector industrial clients and public sector bodies in terms of brownfield redevelopment, soil waste management, environmental permitting/compliance and remediation of contaminated sites. We also carry out water resources work and provide environmental due diligence services in relation to property transactions.

Job Duties:

Responsibility for scoping, preparing and delivering contaminated land assessment projects

Liaison with AECOM contaminated land assessment teams in the UK&I

Project management and supervision/mentoring of junior staff

Health and Safety aspects of site work project.

Developing proposals for ground investigations and remediation projects.

Managing project set up, implementation and finances

Liaising with clients

Coordinating field service subcontractors and laboratory services.

Being familiar with AECOM quality management system and ensure its effective implementation by the team for all projects and proposals

Minimum Requirements

Relevant postgraduate qualification and relevant experience in industry/consultancy preferred

Project management and client-facing experience

Field investigation experience (including drilling, working with subcontractors, collecting groundwater and vapour data/samples)

Experience of working in a corporate environment (within or outside of environmental consultancy)

Self-starting and highly motivated approach to work


Good understanding of contaminated land investigations, data review and risk assessment.

Working knowledge of MS Office applications.


Strong team worker – able to listen to requirements and work well with others.

Attention to detail and a thorough, flexible approach to work.

A quality- and safety-oriented approach

Strong communication skills at all levels (verbal and written).

Project Management skills and experience

Personnel/Subcontractor management experience

Client contact and proposal/tender preparation experience

Full, clean Driving License

Preferred Qualifications

Degree in Engineering or Science, preferably (but not essentially) Geology, Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering.

Preferred: MSc/PhD degree in Geology / Hydrogeology / Contaminated Land / Environmental Engineering / Environmental Science.

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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Ireland

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196539BR

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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