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7 months ago
Location: Leeds
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Environmental
Category: Design / Development Jobs
United Kingdom - , Leeds

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to hire Air Quality Consultant to join the experienced Air Quality team in any of these locations- Basingstoke, Chesterfield, Croydon, Leeds, Nottingham, Manchester, or London, UK. This Air Quality Consultant will deliver consultancy and advisory services to both internal and external clients to a high level of technical quality and to programme and budget. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a clear understanding and knowledge of the air quality outlook, have the ability to work well in a team and have excellent communication and report writing skills.

This Air Quality Consultant 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. The team numbers over 30 full-time air quality specialists in the UK with over 500 practitioners worldwide.

Our UK team of air quality specialists delivers a range of exciting and varied projects across Europe, Middle East, India and Africa region. We work in multi-disciplinary teams delivering solutions to a broad base of client sectors including development, energy, oil and gas, water, government and transportation. There are opportunities to support our clients not only through EIA and planning related services but through the full spectrum of project life services including monitoring, due diligence, occupational exposure assessments, risk management, emissions monitoring and the drafting of good practice guidance.

Our clients are from the private and public sector and our leading UK clients include Highways England, Thames Water, Kuwait Oil Company and numerous Local Authorities, as well as leading UK contractors and developers. We have an impressive portfolio of major national and international infrastructure projects. A selection of our current and recent projects includes:

Development and Implementation of a Regulatory Air Compliance Management Program for Kuwait Oil Company

Air quality and odour chapter for the Environmental Statement for Thames Tideway Tunnel

Baseline, early works and construction monitoring for Thames Tideway Tunnel

Air quality assessment for Highways England for the Smart Motorway Programme

Air quality assessments for numerous developments as part of the London Olympic Legacy

Air quality assessments for some of the most prestigious developments in Central London

Assessment of the impact of air quality from the new Gabon International Airport

Air quality assessment of Phases 1 and 2 of HS2.

Job Duties:

Undertaking air quality impact assessments of developments, roads and industrial facilities

Use of dispersion modelling to predict air quality impacts

Undertaking and / or managing ambient and workplace monitoring studies

You will have strong development skills and have the ability to develop and manage the work of others – working in terms is vital to working in AECOM Air Quality

Have the technical ability, knowledge and competence to provide guidance to teach and develop junior staff.

Ability to work collaboratively and iteratively within a multi-disciplinary design team.

Establishing strong working relationships with other internal teams, particularly within AECOM’s transportation division

Business development with internal and external clients

Responsibility for developing health and safety risk assessments for site work to ensure personal and team safety.

Minimum Requirements


You will able to demonstrate a detailed understanding and knowledge of the air quality outlook.


You will have previous work experience in a similar role and be enthusiastic with excellent report writing skills.


You will have extensive dispersion modelling experience


You will have a good understanding of ambient air quality monitoring


You should be able to demonstrate GIS or programming skills


Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


Full, clean driving licence

Preferred Qualifications


Degree level in a numerical science, and ideally a postgraduate qualification


Full membership of a relevant professional body or certificate of successful completion of professional training, such as MIAQM, BOHS, STA, MCERTS would also be of interest as evidence of relevant experience.

As an employer of choice, we are more than happy to explore flexible working arrangements for this vacancy.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 212948BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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