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Air Quality Graduate Consultant

Job Summary

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations 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 on our website and Twitter page/.

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.

Our team of air quality specialists deliver a range of exciting and varied projects across the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. We work in in multi-disciplinary teams delivering solutions to a broad base of client sectors including development, energy, oil and gas, water, government and transportation. The team now numbers over 30 full-time air quality specialists in the UK with over 500 practitioners worldwide.

Job Responsibilities

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 air quality assessments for a variety of projects with developers, local authorities, government and industrial clients.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Air quality monitoring
  • Air quality dispersion modelling in combination with GIS
  • Data analysis and emissions inventory work
  • Air quality input into Environmental Statements
  • Assistance towards the coordination of multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Tender and proposal preparation

This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career, gaining valuable work experience, within an established consultancy.

Projects you may be involved in include:

Highways England Managed Motorway Air Quality assessments; Local Air Quality Management studies for numerous local authorities; passive and continuous monitoring for the Thames Tideway Tunnel and the Kuwait Oil Company Air Compliance Management Study.

Requirements

  • MSc / PhD level in a relevant environmental discipline ideally with an air quality focus or chemistry.
  • Able to demonstrate an ability to learn, understand or have knowledge of the air quality outlook.
  • Enthusiastic with excellent report writing skills.
  • Awareness of GIS, modelling or programming skills would be advantageous as would previous work experience.
  • Full, clean driving licence

Training

Our Graduate Development Programmes (GDP) within AECOM & URS, 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 programmes form a core part of our business strategy globally, designed to develop the best talent across numerous disciplines to lead our business into the future. Dependent on the business line and office that you join, you will be part of either the AECOM or URS GDP, but will benefit from the best of both worlds in terms of support, training and potential opportunities across AECOM and URS as an AECOM company.

We have over 1,000 graduates on our programmes across the UK & Europe, from over 30 different disciplines, each and every one of them making a tangible difference to the environment we all live & 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. We demand the highest standards and expect our graduates to pass their professional review first time. You will be assigned a mentor to support & guide your development, and undertake regular training modules throughout the programme. There will be on-the-job and classroom training where required, and the opportunity to work on live client projects, with significant multi-disciplinary exposure.

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