AECOM Principal Offshore EIA Consultant in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Midlothian, Edinburgh

Alternate Locations UK - Aberdeen

Job Summary

AECOM’s UK Environment and Planning team is looking to recruit a Senior/Principal EIA professional to be based in Edinburgh and/or Aberdeen. The successful candidate will have a track record of successful delivery of EIA and offshore environmental permitting services to the marine infrastructure development sector, including Oil and Gas, both within the UK and Internationally. Experience in O&G decommissioning and/or offshore renewables would additionally be beneficial. We are looking for someone who is able to work independently on a day to day basis, supported within a vibrant and diverse team of highly skilled and experience technical specialists. The Senior/Principal EIA consultant will deliver consultancy and advisory services to both internal and external clients, to a high level of technical quality and to programme and budget. This position will likely include a degree of travel within the UK, specifically including Aberdeen, as well as the opportunity to support our international projects.

Job Duties:

  • Manage the technical and financial delivery of EIA projects on a day to day basis, to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and to the highest standard.

  • Contribute to business development and work winning opportunities with new and existing clients including preparation of tenders and fee proposals, with support and guidance from more senior members of the AECOM team.

  • Knowledge of applicable marine environmental legislation / regulation and guidance in UK and/or international context.

  • Demonstrate a good understanding of marine environmental data sources and an ability to complete environmental desk studies.

  • Manage and deliver required project documents, under the guidance of our experienced Project Directors.

Minimum Requirements

  • Sound understanding of EIA process and environmental technical specialisms

  • Knowledge and or interesting in marine environmental assessment and offshore permitting and consenting.

  • Highly motivated and able to work on with limited direction

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Specifically the ability to write concise, technical reports is essential.

  • Ability to prioritise and work effectively under pressure

  • IT literate – good working knowledge of Microsoft office software system.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree Qualification within a relevant environmental or science subject

  • A relevant post-graduate qualification and Chartership or other professional accreditation/registration with a recognised body is desirable

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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 200391BR

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.