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AECOM Senior Air Quality Consultant in Leeds, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Yorkshire, Leeds

Job Summary

Our Air Quality team is looking for an enthusiastic Senior Air Quality Consultant with varied experience, to complement and enhance an established UK team. Location can be flexible, but ideally joining at any of these locations - Basingstoke, Belfast, Birmingham, Chesterfield, Croydon, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham. This position has responsibility for technical leadership and significant business development responsibilities. This post offers excellent career opportunities in a large, friendly and well established team supporting one of the world's largest integrated engineering, construction and technical services organisations. The team numbers approximately 50 air quality and permitting specialists in the UK from a mix of science and engineering backgrounds, with over 500 practitioners worldwide.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate high level atmospheric modelling skills, a clear understanding and knowledge of urban air quality issues, regulatory requirements for emissions to air, ambient monitoring, and have the ability to work well in a team and have excellent communication and report writing skills.

Our UK air quality team delivers a range of exciting and varied projects across Europe, Middle East and Africa region. We work in multi-disciplinary teams delivering solutions to a broad base of client sectors including residential/commercial development, energy, oil and gas, water, manufacturing, government, transportation and infrastructure. There are opportunities to support our clients through the full spectrum of project services including EIA, impact assessment, monitoring, due diligence, occupational exposure assessments, risk management, monitoring and the drafting of good practice guidance.

Our clients are from the private and public sector and include Highways England, TfL, BP, INEOS, Thames Water, Local and national government departments, as well as leading UK contractors and developers.

We have an impressive portfolio of major national and international infrastructure projects. A selection of our current and recent projects includes:

  • Clean Air Zone assessment for several UK public sector clients

  • Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) services for numerous councils

  • Development and implementation of the Regulatory Air Compliance Management Program for Kuwait Oil Company

  • Baseline, early works and construction monitoring for Thames Tideway Tunnel

  • Air quality assessment for Highways England for the Smart Motorway Programme

  • Air quality assessments for numerous commercial developments

Job Duties:

  • Technical and commercial leadership

  • Business development and innovation

  • Undertaking air quality impact assessments

  • Use of dispersion modelling to predict air quality impacts using models such as AERMOD and ADMS

  • Managing ambient and workplace monitoring studies

  • You will have strong development skills and have the ability to develop and manage the work of others – working in teams is vital to working in AECOM

  • Have the technical ability, knowledge and competence to provide guidance to teach and develop junior staff.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and iteratively within a multi-disciplinary design team.

  • Establishing strong working relationships with other internal teams, particularly within AECOM’s transportation division

  • Responsibility for developing health and safety risk assessments for site work to ensure personal and team safety.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience completing air quality assessments for road schemes, residential and commercial developments, LAQM studies.

  • Permitting and compliance for industrial facilities would be beneficial

  • You will have previous work experience in a similar role and be enthusiastic with excellent report writing skills.

  • You will have high level dispersion modelling skills

  • You will have a good understanding of ambient air quality monitoring

  • You should be able to demonstrate GIS or programming skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree level in a relevant numerical science or engineering discipline and ideally holding a postgraduate qualification

  • Full membership of a relevant professional body or certificate of successful completion of professional training, such as IAQM, RMetS; IMechE, BOHS, would also be of interest as evidence of relevant experience.

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 Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 241915BR

Additional Locations UK - Basingstoke, UK - Belfast, UK - Chesterfield, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - Exeter, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street, UK - Nottingham Regan Way

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.