Environmental Compliance Scientist

San Jose, California, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 06, 2021
Project Management
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
AECOM has a position available in California for an Environmental Compliance Scientist to be located in the San Francisco Bay area. Initially this may be a remote worker situation with the likelihood of returning to an office setting later this year or early 2022; thereafter, regular office attendance will be likely. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in pursuing a career path to Project Management.

The responsibilities of this role include, but may not be limited to, the following:
  • Manage Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and Labor Human Rights (LHR) assessments of manufacturing sites for global supply chain assurance program
  • Track progress and escalate issues to client management as needed through all phases of assessments (kick off, pre-assessment data gathering, site assessment, corrective actions and closure)
  • Provide strategic advice to client business partners on environmental, safety and labor risks and opportunities within the supply chain


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it's improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what's possible - the world's longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
  • Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies - 2014-2020
  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 "Top 500 Design Firms" and #1 2019 "Top 200 Environmental Firms"
  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly┬« Gold Employer
  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019


With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM's global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals - to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

Minimum Requirements
  • BA/BS and 4+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree is highly desired
  • 6+ years of recent, relevant experience is preferred
  • EHS Auditing and/or environmental permitting experience preferred
  • Some client facing and project management experience is a plus

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.

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