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Chemist - Environmental

Employer
AECOM
Location
Newark, Delaware, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 6, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Energy
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Job DescriptionCompany Description

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world.

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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We're one global team - 47,000 strong - driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Chemist - Environmental to be based in Newark, DE.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world.

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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We're one global team - over 50,000 strong - driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Summary/Responsibilities
• Work with project teams to establish scope of analytical requirements, data quality objectives and analytical delivery schedules.
• Place analytical orders with directed and/or client approved laboratories
• Coordinate work between field and laboratories, and provide support to field sampling teams
• Monitor progress of analysis against project delivery due dates, and provide updates to project team as necessary
• Review chemical data packages in accordance with EPA guidance to ensure compliance with published analytical methods and usability of environmental data
• Upload laboratory analytical data to specific clients and regulatory databases
• Manage data in relational database systems such as Locus EIM, EarthSoft EQuIS and/or Microsoft Access
• Manipulate electronic data deliverables to create report-ready tables and visualizations
• Participate in the development of new data management workflows and automated tools
• Prepare technical memoranda and white papers to be included in client deliverables
• Perform receipt of services tasks
Qualifications

Minimum Requirements :

• BA/BS + 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
• Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science, or other related discipline

Preferred Qualifications :

• Knowledge of analytical chemistry principles (i.e., quality assurance and quality control, method development, etc.)
• Experience using relational databases such as Locus EIM, EarthSoft EQuIS and/or Microsoft Access
• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
• Relevant technical writing experience
• Fluency in English and Portuguese
• Master's Degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science, or another related discipline
• 5-10 years of relevant experience and or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
• Ability to organize data in an efficient and clear manner
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Experience in writing data validation or data usability reports
• Knowledge or experience with the analytical challenges presented by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)
• Experience performing chemical analysis in an academic or commercial setting

Additional Information

• This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
• Relocation is not available for this position

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there's never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you'll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm - access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We're the world's trusted global infrastructure firm, and we're in this together - your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

Join us and let's get started.
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