Remediation Graduate Consultant

United Kingdom (UK)
Industry Sector:
Environmental Jobs
Job Category:
Environmental Engineering
Job Type:
Education Level:
Graduate/Higher diploma
Salary Description:
Start Date:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:


All applicants should apply via the following link:

Job Title: Remediation Graduate Consultant – Environment (195175) 

Business Line: Environmental Liability Solutions 

Locations: St Albans, Manchester, Chesterfield, Leeds, Wimbledon (subject to change)  

Salary: Competitive  

Opening & Closing Date: Open Sept 18 – Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible since CV’s will be reviewed and candidates selected on a rolling recruitment basis. 


To work within a team, designing and undertaking desk studies, site investigations, risk assessments and remediation solutions including laboratory procurement for environmental analysis, data analysis, factual and interpretative report writing. 

 To coordinate field service subcontractors and fully supervise ground investigation works. 

 To collect soil and groundwater samples/data during assessment and remedial action activities at various sites in the UK. 

 To coordinate with laboratories to secure appropriate analysis and in a timetable consistent with project requirements. 

 To compile and interpret field and analytical data into accurate and comprehensive conceptual site models. 

 To assist with the interpretation of data, including human health and groundwater risk assessments to inform mitigation measures and remediation design. 

 To ensure that health and safety issues are addressed throughout the life of a project. 

 To learn the AECOM quality management system and ensure its effective implementation by the team for all projects and proposals.  

 To consider and implement AECOM’s principles of environmental protection and sustainability within the context of the Remediation Services business. 


For this role you will ideally hold an MSc degree in Geology or / Hydrogeology / Contaminated Land / Environmental Engineering / Environmental Science and will have a strong undergraduate degree in a science or engineering based subject. 

You will also have the following: 


 Practical application of geological and hydrogeological concepts 

 Chemistry 

 Working knowledge of MS Office applications. 


 Willingness and ability to work outdoors in sometimes challenging conditions. 

 Good interpersonal and communication skills, comfortable liaising with clients, colleagues and sub-contractors alike. 

 Flexible with working hours and locations, frequent travel within 1 – 2 hrs drive of home office, and occasionally further afield. 

 Willingness and ability to learn and rapidly master new tasks. 

 Strong research and report writing (including web based research). 

 Strong numerate skills. 

 Excellent written and verbal skills (in English); fluency in other languages is an advantage. 

 Strong quality and time management. 

 Self-starter, develops and delivers work under own initiative. 

 Solid attention to detail and thorough approach to work. 

 Commercial awareness for business development, marketing, and proposal preparation. 

 Full Driving Licence. 

Preferred Experience:  

 Field investigation experience. 

 Experience collecting groundwater data and samples. 

 Understanding of contaminated land assessment. 

 Understanding of field sampling and data review. 

 Some experience of working in a corporate environment (within or outside of environmental consultancy). 

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