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about 1 year ago
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Environmental
Category: Graduate Jobs
Business Line Environment

Position Title Air Quality Acoustics Technician - Croydon, Wimbledon

United Kingdom - Hertfordshire


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 at aecom.com and @AECOM.

AECOM are looking for an exceptional enthusiastic individual keen to work within an established team in our Wimbledon / Croydon office.

This post offers excellent career opportunities in a large, friendly and well established team supporting one of the world's largest integrated engineering, construction and technical services organisations. When an employee 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. This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career, gaining valuable work experience, within an established consultancy with the opportunity to advance to more complicated consultancy work in due course.

We enjoy what we do at AECOM and bring projects to life in the cities and communities in which we work. We’re driven by a set of values and a common purpose — to create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. Innovation is built into every project we manage and every community we serve. We’ll provide you support in an environment that allows you to grow and succeed.

Duties will include assisting with the preparation and setting out of air quality / noise and vibration measurement equipment, undertaking measurements, downloading and analysing data and writing reports. Duties would also include organising monitoring equipment and assisting with a range of office based work. You may also be required to help with other environment teams. There will also be opportunities to undertake desk-based assessments for both air quality and acoustics work dependent on the available project work. All duties will be initially supervised and mentored to provide full on the job training.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to follow instructions appropriate to a task. We are looking for someone who is well-organized and detail oriented, and who can effectively manage their time. Ideally they will have good numerical and report writing skills. We would expect proficiency in personal computer applications, to include Microsoft Word and Excel, with skills in PowerPoint and / or Access, GIS and computer programming an advantage.

As an Air Quality / Acoustics Technician you will have the opportunity to work with senior members of the team on a wide range of project types at all stages of the design and implementation process.

Right from day one, you will be given the opportunity to get stuck in to some important and challenging projects. Working at AECOM means every day is different, and you will be required to use your skills and knowledge to assist in solving problems and providing input in to our projects. You will work in a team to assist in providing technical solutions for our clients, and your day could involve anything from assisting in technical reports, calculations and designs, travelling to and working on site, or participating in workgroup initiatives.

Minimum Requirements

No experience is necessary but the position is ideally suited to graduates without noise and air quality specialism or school leavers with A-Level standard (or equivalent) qualifications who can demonstrate:


Minimum of 3 A Levels at grade ‘C’ or above (or equivalent such as Scottish Standard Grade or Junior Certificate in Ireland) including Mathematics and /or Science, Music, Physics


Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions appropriate to a task.


Well-organized and detail oriented


Effective time management


Strong numerical and report writing skills.


Proficiency in personal computer applications, to include Microsoft Word and Excel, with skills in PowerPoint and / or Access, GIS and computer programming an advantage.


Demonstrate an interest in and a desire to pursue a career in Environmental Science.


Commitment to continued education and improvement through on-the-job learning and training opportunities.


Creative, practical, adaptable and enthusiastic


Ability to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organize parts of projects


English language proficient, holding excellent communication skills to present information in speech, drawings and reports


Eligible to work in the UK


Full, clean driving licence.

The ideal candidate must be flexible and willing to undertake out of hours work on occasion and be away from home for short periods of time.

Desirable Criteria

* A hard working and highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills

In order to apply you will need to provide the following - if this information is not provided it will slow your application down and therefore you may miss out.


CV including details of any work experience, and your education including dates, grades, and what you studied.


Covering letter demonstrating why you are interested in this air quality position, how your skills and education/qualifications support your application

Preferred Qualifications


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.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 165817BR

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