AECOM Consultant Arboriculturalist in Leeds, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - West Yorkshire, Leeds
AECOM is seeking arboricultural consultants and senior arboricultural consultants to join our growing team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly 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. We offer flexible working arrangements and a generous benefits package.
The team is involved in a varied range of projects including:
Halifax Town Centre Regeneration
York Flood Alleviation Scheme – site supervision
Gale Common – large scale tree survey
A wide range of Heritage Lottery funded Parks for People projects including Levengrove Park in Glasgow and Rivington Terrace Gardens.
Doncaster Sheffield Airport
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.
Fully qualified scientist. Utilizes scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
Requires general familiarity within a broad field of scientific knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines/fields.
Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
Solves problems by use of combinations of standard procedures, modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.
Participates in planning required to achieve prescribed objectives.
Conducts analysis and investigation work obtained from a variety of sources.
Performs inspections and tests to ensure compliance.
Participates in developing corrective measures and procedures. Formulates hypothesis, performs research and makes recommendation.
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.
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 Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 226519BR
Additional Locations UK - Chesterfield, UK - Manchester - Bridgewater House
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.