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AECOM Principal Hydrogeologist - Water in Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

What your new role will entail;

We have opportunities for experienced hydrogeologists and groundwater experts at senior/principal levels to support activities in the UK across our offices.

Join our team of 20+ groundwater experts to help us with projects in the UK and overseas which range from groundwater source investigation to dewatering and groundwater flooding; impact assessment of major infrastructure schemes to water management; and development of strategies to better manage this precious resource.

We pride ourselves on capturing the highest quality data; our conceptualisation of complex systems; and developing cost effective and sustainable solutions. Join us and make a difference.

Some of your responsibilities will include;

  • You will advise on all aspects of hydrogeology and work across UK, Ireland and International projects

  • Provide expert advice on hydrogeological conceptualisation

  • Assist with delivery of both water resources and engineering hydrogeology projects

  • Prepare bids internally and externally to support growth

  • Mentor junior staff on their career development

  • Develop new innovations around data and interacting with our groundwater modellers

Being part of the team;

  • The AECOM Water Environment team's portfolio of clients comes from both public and private sectors, spread around UK, Ireland and EMEA Region.

  • The groundwater team supports colleagues in surface water, aquatic ecology and hydromorphology to better conceptualise their sites.

  • We work on large scale infrastructure projects, including all stages of consenting from Optioneering, through Environmental Statements, through to Delivery Consents

  • We have clients requiring new groundwater resources and refurbishment of existing sources, to ensure their supplies. These include Water Companies, Bottled Water Suppliers (including some major brands) and small private operators.

  • We support mining colleagues with their water management issues, as well as helping their moves to better sustainable practices.

  • We are involved in the energy transition, through our work of ground source heat schemes and geothermal projects.


Here's what we will need from you;

  • BSc Hons degree in either Geology and/or Geography

  • Experience working in groundwater and the water environment industry

  • A relevant MSc in a practical environment related subject

  • Membership of a relevant professional body, with an aim of becoming chartered in the future

Additional Information

Want to find out more about the role or what working at AECOM is like?

You can learn more about us here:2023 AECOM Candidate Brochure (adobe.com)



AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10106843

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: Hybrid