Principal Environmental Consultant

Industry Sector:
Environmental Jobs, Environment Jobs
Job Category:
Environmental Engineer
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Start Date:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:

AECOM are looking to recruit a Principal Environmental Consultant/Project Manager to join our established Irish Environment & Planning team based in our Dublin office delivering professional consulting services to clients, primarily consisting of managing EIS and SEA type projects from concept through to planning and beyond on projects in Ireland and the UK (including project management, coordination of staff/subcontractors and client liaison).

The E&P 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.

Job Duties :

  • Responsibility for scoping, preparing and delivering EIA projects

  • Work Winning

  • Liaison with AECOM Env & Planning teams in the UK&I

  • Project management and supervision/mentoring of junior staff

  • Health and Safety aspects of site work project.

  • Developing proposals for potential projects.

  • Managing project set up, implementation and finances

  • Liaising with clients

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

Minimum Requirements


  • Relevant postgraduate qualification and relevant experience in industry/consultancy preferred

  • Project management and client-facing experience

  • EIA and SEA management experience

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

  • Self starting and highly motivated approach to work


  • Good understanding of Environmental Legislation, 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


  • Degree in Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering.


  • MSc/PhD degree in Environmental Engineering / Environmental Science or relevant specialism

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.

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