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AECOM Senior Environmental Consultant Soil & Groundwater Remediation in Brussels, Belgium

Belgium - Flemish Brabant, Brussels

Job Summary

About AECOM

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 a Senior 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 a Senior 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 coaching and helping junior profiles on site and at the office, you act as a mentor and 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, Client management, Planning, Budgeting and Reporting.

  • Client Management - effectively guiding your client 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 with the different environmental legislations applicable in Belgium. This requires having a good technical knowledge of the soil and groundwater remediation sector.

  • Business Development – commercial awareness helps identifying business opportunities to further develop the activities of your team.

  • 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 7-10 years of experience in a comparable role within the environmental consultancy sector, with a strong portfolio of similar soil and groundwater phase II and remediation projects.

  • Confidence and at ease with client communication, 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 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.

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

  • Valid driver license for a car.

Preferred Qualifications

What do 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;

At AECOM we know the importance of ensuring our people have the opportunity to grow in the broadest possible sense of the term. ‘Freedom to Grow’ is a new, flexible and inclusive work culture within AECOM giving our diverse talent pool the freedom to work in the way they feel most productive and energized, so everyone can bring their best self to work, thrive and reach their full potential. Freedom in this context ranges from choosing the time and place we work, through to the workstyle we choose to deploy, the way we communicate and think. Our guiding principle throughout this journey is, if it works for you, your team and your clients then it works for AECOM; and

AECOM offers a salary, which is competitive to the market and a good variety of secondary benefits such as 32 vacation days, seniority days, group insurance, hospitalization insurance with DKV, laptop and smartphone, monthly net allowance, meal vouchers, eco vouchers and 100% payment of public transport from home to work. Our offices are located near the train stations of Leuven and Gentbrugge.

At AECOM, we believe in potential!

When you join a company that’s pioneering the future, your opportunities are unlimited. By connecting the largest network of professional expertise in the industry, we’re finding new approaches and better answers to the toughest challenges. And we want you to be a part of it.

Efficient buildings. Faster transportation. Improved security. Healthier environments. Resilient cities.

Every day, in dozens of markets and more than 150 countries, our employees are exploring new possibilities for a better world. If you’re interested in a career path that’s as dynamic as you are, apply now!

Join AECOM and make amazing happen.

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 Belgium

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 240954BR

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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