AECOM Air Quality Graduate (22-23) Leeds in Leeds, United Kingdom
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.Business Line: Environment & Ground Engineering
Location: Opportunities also exist in Croydon, Basingstoke and Nottingham
Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible since CVs will be reviewed, and candidates selected on a rolling recruitment basis for either immediate or advanced offer start. These roles are a mixture of immediate and summer/autumn 2023 starts.
At AECOM, our team of air quality specialists delivers a range of exciting and varied projects across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. We work in multi-disciplinary teams delivering solutions to a broad base of client sectors including development, energy, oil and gas, water, government and transportation. The team now numbers more than 30 full-time air quality specialists in the UK and more than 500 practitioners worldwide.
This is a fantastic opportunity to kick start your career in air quality by gaining valuable work experience within an established consultancy. The role will involve working closely alongside experienced and senior members of the team assisting with air quality assessments for a variety of projects with developers, local authorities, government and industrial clients. Project involvement may include Highways England managed motorway air quality assessments; air quality management studies for numerous local authorities; passive and continuous monitoring for the Thames Tideway Tunnel; and the Kuwait Oil Company air compliance management study.
Air Quality is part of AECOM’s Environment business which provides environmental management services for feasibility, impact analysis and operational compliance as well as remediation, restoration and re-use of impacted property.
AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organisations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm and awarded 2019 Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.
Air quality monitoring; including site assessment, preparation and maintenance
Air quality dispersion modelling in combination with GIS
Data analysis and emissions inventory work
Air quality input into environmental statements
Assistance towards the coordination of multi-disciplinary project teams
Tender and proposal preparation
ideally an MSc or PhD in Air Quality (Meteorology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Environmental Engineering and Project Management and Climate Science, Environmental Management with an Air Quality focus)
Ability to communicate effectively to internal and external clients, both verbally & in writing with the confidence to engage with a variety of people (clients, colleagues, stakeholders and sub-contractors alike) and the aptitude to rationally explain, explore and discuss technical issues and capture feedback
Good Microsoft Office skills essential such as Word, Excel & PowerPoint
Ability to structure & prioritize work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole
Strong attention to detail
Self-motivation, enthusiasm, hard working with ambition and drive
Excellent research and report writing skills
Ability to work in a team and independently without losing initiative & focus
Ability to work flexibly under pressure, responding to changing project and programme demands.
Awareness of GIS, modelling or programming skills would be an advantage
Previous experience of working in a consultancy environment would be beneficial, including work placements or relevant voluntary experience
A full driving license would be beneficial as the role will involve travel for site surveys often with equipment
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Our Graduate Development Programme (GDP) along with our huge scope of projects across the globe will challenge and inspire you to make a real difference to the world we live in. Our GDP forms a core part of our business strategy globally, designed to develop the best talent across numerous disciplines to lead our business into the future. As a graduate on our Graduate Development Programme (ADVANCE), you will attend residential training modules over the first two years of your time within the company. We have more than 750 graduates on our programmes across the UK and Ireland from more than 40 different disciplines, each making a tangible difference to the environment in which we live and work.
We’ll provide you with all the tools and support you need to achieve your professional development ambitions, including Chartership with the relevant international professional institution (we have graduates working towards more than 30 professional institutions in the UK and Ireland). We’ll push you to achieve the highest standards and expect our graduates to pass their professional review first time. You will be assigned a line manager to support and guide your development, and you will take regular training modules throughout the programme which include regular seminars and conferences focusing on air quality. Many of our offices also host Knowledge Sharing Programmes (KSP) which provide an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the company by way of monthly workshops presented by teams across different business lines. There’ll be on-the-job technical development and classroom training where required, and the opportunity to work on live client projects with significant multi-disciplinary exposure.
The professional institute you will work towards is the Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM).
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: Corporate
Business Group: Corporate
Strategic Business Unit: Human Resources
Career Area: Science