AECOM Arboricultural Consultant in Birmingham, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - London, London - UK
AECOM is looking for arboricultural consultants and senior arboricultural consultants to join our growing arboriculture team. These roles will be based in our modern, flexible offices across the UK.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly international team of arboriculturists and foresters who work on a wide range of projects from small individual tree assessments to large scale infrastructure projects in the UK and abroad.
Our work covers all aspects of tree management and is typically focused on tree condition assessment and trees in relation to development. These roles offer the opportunity to work on high profile and often challenging projects with the support of the wider arboricultural team and a wide range of internal expertise in other disciplines.
We provide the full range of typical arboricultural consultancy services to a wide range of clients including The National Trust, Eton College, Transport for London, Environment Agency and many local authorities.
This is an excellent opportunity to work as part of a supportive team with the freedom to grow and develop your career and explore your interests.
The team is involved in a varied range of major national and international projects including:
Chelsea Football Club Stamford Bridge Stadium redevelopment
Regeneration of Crystal Palace Park.
Transport for London –Tree Condition Surveys.
Luxulyan Valley World Heritage Site restoration scheme, Cornwall.
Thames Tideway Tunnel, London.
A wide range of Heritage Lottery funded Parks for People projects including Headstone Manor, and Levengrove Park.
The role will require the following:
Undertake tree surveys for both planning purposes and to assess tree condition.
Prepare arboricultural reports to BS 5837:2012, Arboricultural Impact Assessments (AIA), Arboricultural Method Statements (AMS), tree condition reports and risk assessments.
Provide guidance on arboricultural issues and communicate technical concepts and principles to both clients and professional colleagues.
Working independently, or with other arboricultural and landscape professionals, in the planning, delivery and management of arboricultural services.
Work collaboratively and iteratively within a multi-disciplinary design team, contributing to bids and the development of new innovative ideas.
A sound level of arboricultural knowledge, including BS5837:2012 BS8545:2014 and BS3998:2010, be competent in tree identification, inspection, condition assessment and necessary management options.
Technicians Certificate in Arboriculture (or equivalent QCF Level 4 qualification).
Knowledge of relevant UK legislation, best practice and policy relating to arboricultural matters.
Professional, organised and thorough approach to work which demonstrates an attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in particular, the ability to write concise technical reports.
IT skills should include Microsoft Office with the use of AutoCAD and GIS being an advantage within this role.
A full driving licence will be required.
Lantra Professional Tree Inspection qualification
Evidence of recent active training and CPD within the arboricultural industry
QCF Level 5 or higher arboricultural qualification.
As an employer of choice, we are more than happy to explore flexible working arrangements for this vacancy.
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. 226024BR
Additional Locations UK - Basingstoke, UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Birmingham - Victoria Square, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Cambridge - Wellbrook Court, UK - Plymouth
Clearance Required 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.