AECOM Senior / Principal Water Resources Specialist in Manchester, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham - UK
Our Water Environment team is seeking to recruit an experienced Senior or Principal Water Resources Specialist. You will be an ambitious team player with an aptitude for client care, project delivery and development of innovative, cost effective solutions in a collaborative, stimulating, demanding environment.
We are a multidisciplinary team with specialists in hydrogeology, hydrology, hydromorphology, water quality, aquatic ecology and water resource management. Together, we work for a wide range of clients and projects including water companies, onshore oil and gas companies, private companies such as bottled water suppliers, and quarry operators. We are also involved in major ongoing projects such as HS2 where our team provides specialist support.
We envisage successful candidates to have experience in and be responsible for:
local and strategic water resources assessments e.g. related to Water Resource Management Plans and Drought Management Plans.
environmental impact assessments and water framework directive assessments.
specialist input to engineering related hydrogeological and hydrological assessments.
guiding or undertaking specialist data analysis, GIS and modelling tasks.
technical report writing, checking and verification.
ensuring compliance with national regulations, policies and guidance.
project management, coordination, and multi-disciplinary working.
business development (including liaising with and advising clients), work winning and the following of business management procedures.
managing and / or mentoring of junior colleagues within the team.
Membership of a relevant professional body, either chartered status or close to application.
Able to communicate effectively with their line manager, project managers, project teams, colleagues, stakeholders and clients.
Sensitive to client needs and possess strong problem-solving and inter-personal skills, including leadership behaviours or aspirations.
Excellent report and proposal writing skills with attention to detail.
Able to take full responsibility for producing and reviewing reports and other deliverables.
Adaptable and flexible in terms of timekeeping so that peaks in demands can be met.
experience in climate change and stochastic based assessments and use of water resources models (e.g. Aquator) would be advantageous.
First degree in a relevant subject.
MSc or above in hydrogeology or similar (relevant to water resources).
Licensed to drive a vehicle in the UK (desirable).
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 Sciences
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 250610BR
Additional Locations UK - Basingstoke, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Leeds, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street, UK - St. Albans
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.