Environmental Scientist

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, US
Jul 30, 2021
Aug 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
United States of America - Pennsylvania, Conshohocken
Job Summary
AECOM is actively seeking a mid-level scientist for employment to be a task leader for a variety environmental projects (i.e., Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies, and Remedial Actions) for a variety of private sector clients. The successful candidate will have at a minimum a BS Geology, or Environmental Science with a successful work history of environmental investigation and remediation projects. A minimum of 2+ years experience response and environmental investigations and/or remedial actions. Candidate must also be able to work as part of a project team comprised of AECOM staff and subcontractors. Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative. Field work will be required including oversight of subcontractors. Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the following:
- Project and task management, client interaction, overseeing implementation/construction of remedial actions, and technical report writing/support.
- Qualified candidates must be comfortable with periodic travel.
- Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative.
- Anticipated division of job-related tasks is about a 50/50 percent split between office and field work.
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 degree in Environmental Science & 2+ years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education.
- Valid Driver's license
- US Citizen, for access to DoD project sites
- Must successfully pass preemployment background check
Preferred Qualifications
- 2+ years of experience within the consulting industry
- Demonstrates an understanding and shows technical leadership in conducting remedial investigations (i.e. installing groundwater monitoring wells, conducting soil investigations etc)
- Demonstrates an understanding and technical leadership in oversight of implementation of remedial actions/construction (i.e. worked around heavy equipment, oversee contractors, installation of recovery well systems).
- BS Degree in Environmental Science or related discipline.
- Experienced with environmental science principles, including site assessment and characterization, remediation, risk assessment, environmental chemistry, etc.
- Possess current 40-Hour HAZWOPER and Supervisor certifications and be able to meet the medical clearance requirements of an OSHA (HAZWOPER) medical surveillance physical examination
- Experience using Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint) and preparing technical reports.
- Experience using ArcGIS and generating maps and report figures
- Knowledgeable and experience with State of New Jersey/Pennsylvania rules and regulations
- Excellent skills in written and spoken communication (including polished client presentation skills), organization, time management.
- Able to work as part of a project team comprised of AECOM staff and subcontractors.
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. 252490BR
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.