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AECOM Environmental Engineer in Amherst, New York

Company Description

AECOM is seeking an experienced Civil/Environmental Engineer to join our Remediation team in the Amherst, New York office. The successful candidate will work with a diverse team of technical leaders across a broad range of practice areas delivering professional consulting services to our key clients.

Job Description

The successful candidate will provide technical skills on projects within the department and will develop strong relationships with the team and clients to enable pursuit of new opportunities. The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively with members of the project team, clients, site personnel and office management, and work both independently and as part of a project team.

The successful candidate will be committed to the team's success and growth; will rigorously apply safety policies and procedures; will manage the technical, cost and schedule elements of project delivery for their assignments; and will effectively manage the quality of their project calculations and deliverables within the bounds of the AECOM Quality Management System.

The job responsibilities for the position include but are not limited to:

  • Work collaboratively with the Remediation team Project Managers and technical staff, as well as professionals within other AECOM business lines.

  • Act as the Engineer of Record sealing and signing reports, drawing sets, technical specifications, and related regulator application forms. New York City Department of Buildings and Fire Department application experience is preferred.

  • Act as Senior Project Engineer working on projects with various levels of complexity, responsible for technical delivery, design, client liaison, reporting requirements, and coordination with project team members.

  • Prepare remediation designs for various applications including excavation, in-situ injections for bioremediation and chemical oxidation, soil vapor extraction systems, air sparge systems, sub-slab depressurization systems and other technologies. Petroleum-contaminated site, inactive hazardous waste site, and/or NYSDEC experience is preferred.

  • Prepare written reports, work plans, and technical memorandums; analyze data and develop supported conclusions.

  • Prepare general civil and process design calculations and related detailed documents (reports, technical specifications, drawings, and cost estimates). Petroleum/chemical bulk storage, air, manufactured gas plant, renewable energy, and/or landfill experience is preferred.

  • Proactively identify opportunities to increase project efficiencies, improve technical methodologies and add value to client service offerings.

  • Mentor junior and mid-level staff. Certify staff experience for Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) exam.



  • BA/BS + 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • New York State Professional Engineering license.

  • Valid Driver's License with a good driving record


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering.

  • 10+ years of relevant experience at an engineering consulting firm or a governmental agency.

  • Experience as a technical lead on general civil and/or remediation projects.

  • Ability to proactively lead technical efforts and project team staff.

  • Experience as a Project or Team Manager.

  • Experience as Senior Project Engineer on large scale projects.

  • Experience with New York City Department of Buildings and Fire Department applications.

  • Experience with storage tank, manufactured gas plant, renewable energy, landfill, and/or air projects.

  • Experience with petroleum-contaminated site, inactive hazardous waste site and/or NYSDEC remediation projects.

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPPER training certification.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

Exempt Position: Offered rate of compensation (NY locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $90,000 - $120,000.

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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.

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.

ReqID: J10081617

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid