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AECOM Senior, Principal or Associate Director Process Safety Consultant in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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.

AECOM has a Freedom to Grow policy that celebrates flexible working; if you are interested in joining us, we should be happy to discuss a working arrangement to suit you. Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Job Description

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for experienced Process Safety Consultants to join our Permitting and Process Safety team at Senior, Principal, or Associate Director grade.

The successful candidate will be based in the UK or Ireland and will play a key role in supporting the growth of the Process Safety business, particularly in the areas of DSEAR / ATEX / COMAH compliance products and supporting Process Safety risk assessments such as HAZID and HAZOP.

AECOM’s process safety team is a small specialist team working as part of the wider AECOM Environment and EHS businesses to provide support across multiple business and industry sectors including: Defence, Power, Oil and Gas, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals. This provides an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to be involved in a variety of exciting and diverse projects with many of the world’s most influential companies and to develop a breadth of capability in multiple sectors.

We are constantly developing our products/services in response to the marketplace and the successful candidate will also play a part in developing products/services in response to client requirements. The role would suit an established process safety consultant, engineer or manager with an appropriate level of experience, who is now looking to further develop their career.

A typical example of the Process Safety services provided by AECOM that the successful candidate would have the opportunity to be involved with include:

  • DSEAR/ATEX assessments.

  • COMAH projects including applicability calculations, Safety Report updates, SMS and MAPP preparation.

  • Environmental Risk Assessment / CDOIF assessments.

  • Preparation of Major Accident and Disasters sections for Planning / EIA assessments.

  • HAZID, HAZOP and Process Hazard Review studies.

  • Corporate Process Safety Auditing.

  • Operational site SHE support.

  • Supporting clients in developing effective process safety management systems.

  • Liaison with the HSE

There will be the expectation for occasional working at client sites or other AECOM office locations as the workload requires.

Minimum Requirements

  • A base first degree in an Engineering or Scientific Discipline.

  • Pertinent experience in an industrial or consultancy role.

  • Strong track record in Process Safety, and in particular experience in undertaking DSEAR Assessments.

  • Excellent report writing, technical reviewing and communication skills.

  • You’ll be an excellent team player with a pro-active and positive attitude and be confident in liaising with colleagues, industrial clients and regulators.

  • Must be able to work on UK and US projects that require security clearance (Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) / Security Check (Nato SC)).


Preferred Qualifications

  • DSEAR risk assessment foundation training and verification via a third party. Verification of undertaking a formal DSEAR risk assessment course would be advantageous.

  • NEBOSH would be advantageous.

  • HAZOP study leadership, which requires external training and verification via a third party e.g. IChemE. Verification as a HAZOP study leader would be advantageous.

  • Basic project management skills, including experience of programming, and budget/ financial management.

The position offers an excellent career progression opportunity within an established, friendly and professional team.

We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. The important thing for us is that you can demonstrate that you can effectively fulfil the needs of the role. If you feel you can fulfil the requirements of the role, but there are other factors that are making you hesitant in applying, we would still like to hear from you and see if we can work together to overcome any challenges.

Additional Information

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

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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.

ReqID: J10063831

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering