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Human Health Risk Assessor

San Diego County, California, US
Closing date
Oct 17, 2021

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
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Employment Type
Full time
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United States of America - California, Oakland

**Job Summary**

**AECOM** is seeking a Senior Level Risk Assessor in the Oakland, CA area. This role is an opportunity to provide technical expertise for human health risk assessment across the firm, develop technical approaches, interact with regulatory agencies, and network externally. Qualified candidates will demonstrate a strong interest in toxicology and will develop, design, and implement human health risk assessments.


+ Develops, designs, and implements human health risk assessments with a focus on vapor intrusion;

+ Excellent risk communication and writing skills a must, as well as ability to work as a team;

+ Performs data evaluation, exposure and toxicity assessment, and risk characterization for sites governed under State programs, USEPA RCRA and CERCLA programs;

+ Reviews and interpret toxicity information, regulatory guidance documents, and associated regulations;

+ Advocates technical positions on behalf of the client;

+ Prepares final reports summarizing risk assessment procedures and results under various environmental regulations, with a focus on California regulation;

+ Interacts with various interdisciplinary groups within the company to direct and develop report deliverables;

+ Preparation of proposals, scope and budget estimates, and client and agency presentations;

+ May provide training and technical supervision to junior level staff;

**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 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**

+ Bachelor's or Master's degree in toxicology, public health, biology, or related scientific field;

+ 10+ years of related experience;

+ Knowledge of West Coast regulatory protocols, e.g., Low Threat Closure Policy

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Experience conducting Proposition 65 Assessments;

+ Advanced degree


+ Experience with blood lead modeling;

+ Knowledge of PFAS/PFOS and emerging contaminants chemistry and assessment;

+ Experience working with CA RWQCB, DTSC and USEPA

**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.** 246312BR

**Additional Locations** US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - Orange, CA - 999 Town & Country Rd, US - San Diego, CA - 401 West A Street

**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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