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Senior Environmental Consultant


Dublin, Ireland

Job Summary

AECOM are looking to recruit a Senior Environmental Consultant/Project Manager to join our established Irish Remediation Services team based in our Dublin office delivering professional consulting services to clients, primarily consisting of managing desk studies, soil and groundwater site investigations and remediation in relation to contaminated land and remediation projects in Ireland and the UK (including project management, coordination of staff/subcontractors and client liaison).

The RS team is part of a larger environmental team in Ireland comprising 30 environmental specialists including EIA, noise, contaminated land, waste and hydrogeological consultants and we represent the largest contaminated land/ remediation-focused team in Ireland.

In Ireland we work for private sector industrial clients and public sector bodies in terms of brownfield redevelopment, soil waste management, environmental permitting/compliance and remediation of contaminated sites. We also carry out water resources work and provide environmental due diligence services in relation to property transactions.

Responsibilities will include:

Responsibility for scoping, preparing and delivering contaminated land assessment projects

Liaison with AECOM contaminated land assessment teams in the UK&I

Project management and supervision/mentoring of junior staff

Health and Safety aspects of site work project.

Developing proposals for ground investigations and remediation projects.

Managing project set up, implementation and finances

Liaising with clients

Coordinating field service subcontractors and laboratory services.

Being familiar with AECOM quality management system and ensure its effective implementation by the team for all projects and proposals

Minimum Requirements

To be successful in the role we're looking for candidates with the following;


Relevant postgraduate qualification and relevant experience in industry/consultancy preferred

Project management and client-facing experience

Field investigation experience (including drilling, working with subcontractors, collecting groundwater and vapour data/samples)

Experience of working in a corporate environment (within or outside of environmental consultancy)

Self starting and highly motivated approach to work


Good understanding of contaminated land investigations, data review and risk assessment.

Working knowledge of MS Office applications.


Strong team worker – able to listen to requirements and work well with others.

Attention to detail and a thorough, flexible approach to work.

A quality- and safety-oriented approach

Strong communication skills at all levels (verbal and written).

Project Management skills and experience

Personnel/Subcontractor management experience

Client contact and proposal/tender preparation experience

Full, clean Driving License

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum: Degree in Engineering or Science, preferably (but not essentially) Geology, Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering.

Preferred: MSc/PhD degree in Geology / Hydrogeology / Contaminated Land / Environmental Engineering / Environmental Science

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.


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