Junior Consultant Soil & Groundwater Remediation

Junior Consultant Soil & Groundwater Remediation, Leuven, Belgium 

Belgium - East-Flanders, Leuven

Job Summary

The AECOM Belgium Environmental Services team currently has an exciting vacancy for a Dutch speaking Junior Consultant Soil & Groundwater Remediation to be based in our Leuven office. The successful candidate will work in a dynamic team which undertakes a wide variety of projects for mainly international private sector clients based in Belgium and abroad. These projects involve, but are not limited to contaminated Soil investigation and remediation, risk assessments, remedial design and follow-up.

Because of several pending large remediation works, we are looking for a team member who’ll be performing the environmental oversight of the remedial works on the site for a longer period of time under the supervision of a project manager.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Control the performance of the remediation contractor works with respect to the remedial action plan

  • To coordinate field service subcontractors and fully supervise ground investigation works if required

  • To collect soil and groundwater samples/data during assessment and remedial action activities.

  • 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

  • Daily reporting of works on site

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

AECOM has a strong safety culture which is supported across the business worldwide. As part of our team, you're expected to implement safety, quality and customer focus into your day-to-day activities. You’ll participate in all safety initiatives, you’ll ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues and you’ll support and achieve safety objectives through orienting, training and coaching.

Next to the site based environmental oversight work, you will be undertaking desk studies, site investigations, laboratory procurement for environmental analysis, data analysis, factual and interpretive report writing.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master or BSc degree in Geology, Geography, Bio Engineering or another technical, environmental or chemical field of study.

  • We are looking for a Dutch speaking colleague with fluent English written and verbal language skills.

  • Graduate or approximately 1 to 3 year experience in a similar role within the environmental consultancy sector.

  • Confidence with client communication.

  • Demonstrated excellent analytical and report writing and communication skills.

  • Solid attention to detail and thorough approach to work.

  • Has knowledge of present- day Belgian Soil & Groundwater legislation.

  • Able to work both independently and in teams.

  • Room for self-development and initiative in a young and dynamic team.

  • The candidate should have a valid driver license for a car

Preferred Qualifications

  • Willingness to travel occasionally within mainly Belgium and occasionally in the Netherlands or abroad to meet the needs of specific projects.

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Belgium

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 203539BR

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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