Senior Environmental Scientist - Remediation Services

Northern Ireland
Industry Sector:
Environment Jobs
Job Category:
Environmental Engineering
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Start Date:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:

AECOM are looking to recruit a Senior Environmental Consultant/Project Manager to join our established Irish Remediation Services team based in our Belfast 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).

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

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