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Human Health & Ecological Risk Assessor

Employer
AECOM
Location
Philatelic, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Fellowship
Job Description

AECOM has an opening for a Risk Assessor/Toxicologist in our Oakland or Sacramento California office to assist with a variety of projects including data management, site investigations and remediation. The successful candidate will assist with gathering and analyzing geological, hydrogeological and geochemical data in both the field and office settings.

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

Supporting execution of projects involving soil gas, soil, and groundwater investigation, compliance, and remediation activities in accordance with the DTSC Vapor Intrusion Guidance, CERCLA, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, or other regulatory programs.

Performing human health and/or ecological risk assessments in accordance with regulatory guidance and project-specific work plans.

Developing Risk Assessment Work Plans and contributing to Quality Assurance Project Plans.

Preparing technical deliverables; including writing reports and performing/reviewing risk assessment calculations.

Maintaining knowledge of federal and state regulations/guidance documents for conducting risk assessments.

Assisting Project Managers in efficient execution of project scope of work on time and within budget.

Providing field services for site investigation, soil, air, and groundwater sample collection, and related work.

Work under the supervision of a principal risk assessor, but able to work independently and collaboratively with a minimal level of guidance needed for unfamiliar tasks.

Ability to work independently with diverse staff in office setting.

Assist in mentoring and working with junior staff members with certain aspects of the job and coordinate field and reporting tasks.

Must be able to conform to AECOM travel policies, including ability to obtain and hold the AECOM corporate credit card for use in making travel-related purchases .

Must demonstrate professional demeanor in written and verbal communications with clients, regulatory officials, and fellow employees.

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.

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