Entry Level Scientist

Employer
AECOM
Location
Southfield, Michigan, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 28, 2021
Closes
Sep 09, 2021
Ref
2345546071
Discipline
Energy
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
United States of America - Michigan, Southfield
Job Summary
AECOM is seeking an Entry Level Environmental Scientist to be based in Southfield, MI.
This position is expected to begin in December 2021.
About AECOM
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 disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.
On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.
We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
- Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year
- Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record 's 2020 "Top 200 Environmental Firms
- Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record 's 2020 "Top 500 Design Firms
- VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer
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.
Potential duties and responsibilities of this position include:
- Sampling of various media including soil, groundwater, surface water and soil gas.
- Installation of groundwater monitoring wells and vapor monitoring points.
- Oversight of subcontractors performing various tasks.
- Interaction with the public as a representative of AECOM.
- Calibration of field instrumentation and documentation.
- Completion of lithologic descriptions of soils from drilling activities.
- Field preservation of samples in preparation for laboratory analysis.
- Data reduction, review, and interpretation.
- Drafting of figures using AutoCAD.
- Drafting of regulatory reports required under Part 201 and 213.
- Development of site specific SHE Safety Plans.
- Completion of Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) paperwork and observations.
Minimum Requirements
- Bachelor's Degree in Geology, Environmental Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Planning, Engineering or a related field.
- Michigan Driver's License in good standing.
- Experienced in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.).
Preferred Qualifications
- 0-2 years of relevant experience.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
- Multi-tasker and problem-solver.
- Attention to detail and desire to complete quality work products.
- Ability to work well with others and comprehend instruction quickly.
- Familiarity with Part 213 and Part 201 of Michigan's PA 451.
- Experience with AutoCAD.
- 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training and annual updates.
Additional Information:
- Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
- This position may be subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record Screening.
- Relocation assistance and/or per diem is not offer for this position.
- This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
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. 252426BR
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.