Environmental Scientist I

Employer
AECOM
Location
Portland, Oregon, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 04, 2021
Closes
Aug 07, 2021
Ref
2359818632
Discipline
Energy
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
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Environmental Scientist I Portland , Maine Single job with flexible work locations
Reqid: 252645BR

Job Category: Sciences

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

United States of America - Massachusetts, Chelmsford

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Environmental Scientist for immediate employment with the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Department in the Chelmsford, Massachusetts or Portland, Maine Office. The Northeast EHS Department manages and executes various multi-media environmental regulatory compliance and due diligence projects for federal, municipal, and private-sector clients.

The Environmental Scientist will work under the supervision of a project manager or senior level team member on a variety of projects related to environmental multi-media environmental regulatory compliance (e.g., Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Clean Air Act, etc.) and its application (i.e., developing Spill Prevention and Stormwater Pollution Prevention plans, preparing NPDES stormwater and wastewater permits, conducting multi-media compliance audits and providing corrective actions, developing environmental compliance SOPs and programs, etc.), as well as environmental due diligence projects to support property transactions.

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 on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.is actively seeking Data Management Intern for employment in the Seattle, WA office.

This position is expected to begin in August 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.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

Entry-level position in AECOM's Environment Business Line within the Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Technical Practice Area; position will report to EHS Department in AECOM's Chelmsford, MA or Portland, ME office.

Work under supervision of a project manager or senior level team member on a variety of EHS projects, including but not limited to: environmental compliance plans and permitting, environmental site assessments, and hazardous material surveys.

Utilizes basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope.

Collects and enters data and applies technical principles and theories.

Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

Entry-level position; may not require previous experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Management or Policy, or relevant environmental discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

0 to 2 years of environmental regulatory compliance/due diligence experience.

Highly effective verbal and written communication skills; extremely proficient in technical writing; highly effective organization and multi-tasking skills.

Ability to prioritize multiple demands, think strategically and successfully lead multiple simultaneous projects.

Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, judgment and problem-solving capabilities

Willingness/ability to be in the field and travel as necessary.

40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training.

Experience in CADD or GIS.

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. 252645BR

Additional Locations US - Manchester, NH - 1155 Elm Street, US - Portland, ME - Two City Center

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.

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