AECOM Principal Air Quality Consultant in Manchester, United Kingdom

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Position Title Principal Air Quality Consultant

United Kingdom - Greater Manchester

Manchester

Job Summary

Our Air Quality team is looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Air Quality Consultant to complement and enhance an established UK team in any of these locations- Basingstoke, Chesterfield, Croydon, Leeds, Nottingham, Manchester, or Wimbledon. 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 over 30 full-time air quality specialists in the UK with over 500 practitioners worldwide.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a clear understanding and knowledge of the air quality outlook, have the ability to work well in a team and have excellent communication and report writing skills. Particular experience of delivering highways air quality assessments using Design Manual for Roads and Bridges and WebTAG approaches is essential.

Our UK team of air quality specialists delivers a range of exciting and varied projects across Europe, Middle East, India and Africa region. 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. There are opportunities to support our clients not only through EIA and planning related services but through the full spectrum of project life services including monitoring, due diligence, occupational exposure assessments, risk management, emissions monitoring and the drafting of good practice guidance.

Our clients are from the private and public sector and our leading UK clients include Highways England, Thames Water, Kuwait Oil Company and numerous Local Authorities, 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:

  • Development and Implementation of a Regulatory Air Compliance Management Program for Kuwait Oil Company

  • Air quality and odour chapter for the Environmental Statement for Thames Tideway Tunnel

  • 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 developments as part of the London Olympic Legacy

  • Air quality assessments for some of the most prestigious developments in Central London

  • Assessment of the impact of air quality from the new Gabon International Airport

  • Air quality assessment of Phases 1 and 2 of HS2.

Job Duties:

  • Technical and commercial leadership

  • Business development and innovation

  • Undertaking air quality impact assessments of developments, roads and industrial facilities

  • Use of dispersion modelling to predict air quality impacts

  • Undertaking and / or 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 terms is vital to working in AECOM Air Quality

  • 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

  • Business development with internal and external clients

  • 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 able to demonstrate a detailed understanding and knowledge of the air quality outlook.

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

  • You will have extensive dispersion modelling experience

  • 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

  • Full, clean driving licence

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree level in a numerical science, and ideally a postgraduate qualification

  • Full membership of a relevant professional body or certificate of successful completion of professional training, such as MIAQM, BOHS, STA, MCERTS 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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185550BR

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.