Environmental Scientist I

Midland County, Michigan, US
Jun 09, 2021
Jun 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
United States of America - Michigan, Midland
Job Summary
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Environmental Scientist for employment in the Midland, Michigan office.
This position is expected to begin in June 2021.
AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and online programs.
Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. 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
About DCS-Environment
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.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
- Collecting, organizing, and evaluating data from manufacturing facilities for waste characterization and assistance in regulatory applicability under aggressive timelines.
- Evaluating chemical components and their characteristics captured in SDS documents and knowledge from process engineers and plant resources.
- Conducting environmental field work in an industrial setting including sampling and coordination of waste streams, process, and wastewater samples in accordance with chain of custody procedures and laboratory requirements.
- Supporting project tasks including data analysis, metric reporting, and report preparation.
Minimum Requirements
- Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Studies, Geology, Hydrology, or related science
- Valid U.S. Driver's License
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Specifically strong in Excel)
- Must meet requirements for entry into client chemical manufacturing facility including: passing substance abuse testing and participate in random drug testing program
- Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required
Preferred Qualifications
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong chemistry understanding
- Detail oriented and self disciplined
- Ability to work well in a project team and a fast-paced environment
- Aptitude for conducting and coordinating field activities within an industrial setting
- OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training
- OSHA 8-hour HAZWOPER Supervisor Training
- Knowledge of environmental regulations, specifically RCRA
- Environmental field work experience (groundwater sampling, fluid level gauging, etc.)
- Experience within chemical manufacturing facilities
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 States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 250102BR
Virtual: 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.