Graduate Opportunity

Environmental Scientist Graduate Consultants/Transaction and Compliance

Dublin, Leeds or Croydon. Multiple vacancies.

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AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organisations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

At the core of our Resources & Industry business, the Environment business line's 4,400 talented environmental professionals provide environmental solutions for private and public clients around the world. We offer environmental management services that meet client needs  for feasibility, impact analysis, and operational compliance as well as remediation, restoration, and reuse of impacted property.

AECOM - Who We Are

AECOM is a collaborative force of world-class innovators, ideators, and visionaries, on a journey to transform our world for the better.

Our graduate roles provide a fantastic opportunity to establish your career and gain valuable work experience helping to deliver challenging and high-profile projects. Your first role as a graduate sets the foundations for the rest of your career – AECOM will ensure you receive the training, mentoring and diversity of experience you need to set you on a path to success. 

Job Responsibility

While primarily working within the Transaction and Compliance team, the successful candidate will also be involved within specific projects across the wider environmental team, including remediation, environmental impact assessment and Environment & Social Governance. When a graduate starts with us, we pair them with an experienced member of the team who will guide and mentor them through their initial period working on live projects. Their initial role will support and assist with the completion of design tasks on a range of T&C team projects.

The candidate will undertake specific tasks under Project Manager direction in a wide range of projects within the areas described above. Tasks will be both desktop and field based. Training where required will be provided, mainly project specific training and mentoring (e.g., via accompanying senior staff on site visits).

The candidate will contribute to the Transactions and Compliance team overall targets and objectives and will ensure that health and safety is paramount to all activities.

Requirements

  • Educated to at least degree level in, a relevant environmental discipline e.g. EIA, Environmental Sciences/Studies/Management/Sustainable Development/ Policy, Geography (inc physical), Engineering.
  • Able to demonstrate an ability to learn, understand or have knowledge of environmental regulations - compliance.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, collaborating with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders as appropriate as well as to work independently without losing initiative & focus.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic, hard-working, with ambition and drive
  • Strong report writing research, numeracy, and verbal communications skills with the confidence to engage with a variety of people, summarise technical information effectively and demonstrate diligent research techniques
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail- evidence of an organised approach to task/project management - Ability to structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team as a whole
  • Enthusiastic with excellent research skills.
  • Sound report writing skills.
  • Ability to work flexibly under pressure, responding to changing project and programme demands
  • Willingness to travel and occasionally work out of normal office hours

Desired

  • Full Clean Driving licence beneficial for site work where equipment is required
  • Previous experience of working in a consultancy environment would be beneficial, including work placements or relevant voluntary experience ideally with exposure to EHS, Environmental Compliance. 

Training

Our Graduate Development Programme (GDP), along with our huge scope of projects across the globe, will challenge and inspire you to make a real difference to the world we live in. Our GDP forms a core part of our business strategy globally, designed to develop the best talent across numerous disciplines to lead our business into the future. We have over 750 graduates on our programmes across the UK & Ireland, from over 40 different disciplines, each and every one of them making a tangible difference to the environment we all live and work in.

We will provide you with all the tools and support you need to achieve your professional development ambitions, including Chartership with the relevant international professional institution – where we have graduates working towards over 30 professional institutions in the UK & Ireland. We will push you to achieve the highest standards and expect our graduates to pass their professional review first time. You will be assigned a mentor to support and guide your development and undertake regular training modules throughout the programme. There will be on-the-job technical development and classroom training where required, and the opportunity to work on live client projects, with significant multi-disciplinary exposure.

Benefits

At AECOM, we aim to reward you not only with pay, but also with a range of benefits. Key benefits available to you in the United Kingdom and Ireland include (but are not limited to):

  • Bi-annual salary review while on the GDP
  • 25 days' annual leave, plus all public holidays, and the opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  • 2 paid corporate CSR days per year
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance, income protection (permanent staff only)
  • Flexible benefits such as childcare vouchers and gym membership discount
  • Pension scheme that also gives you access to MyMoneyWorks, which is designed to help you plan for your future goals and provide guidance and information on a range of financial products.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), which offers access to advice on a wide range of topics, such as financial problems, legal matters, medical concerns and many other issues that can cause you concern or worry — available completely free of charge.
  • Eye care vouchers
  • 15 days' paid leave per annum for formally signed up reservists (AECOM is recognised as a Gold Employer by the Ministry of Defence for our work with the Armed Forces Covenant).

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Dublin, Leeds and Croydon
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Bioengineering
  • Biology
  • Biomedical
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geotechnical
  • Pharmacology
  • Water/Hydrology

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