AECOM Environmental Scientist I in Annapolis, Maryland
About AECOM’s Environment Business Line
Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.
AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.
AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.
About AECOM’s Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment Practice
AECOM delivers innovative and often complex solutions to meet our clients’ objectives. Because we address many different impacted sites – from munitions to PFAS to algae blooms and beyond – every project in our global practice is different. That’s exciting, especially because our worldwide internal technical practice network connects us in real time to explore best practices from experts near and far. We offer full life-cycle solutions for projects – from due diligence through restoration and redevelopment to outreach programs that engage stakeholders and generate goodwill in the community. Our experts integrate scientific and engineering knowledge with responsive and cost-effective project management, strong communication skills, and an understanding of regulatory strategies and challenges. AECOM has the depth and breadth of resources to address significant remedial site challenges, and we support the development of our technical staff to be their best via professional mentorship and development. AECOM provides a stringent internal project manager certificate program to help you succeed in that career path. Learn more about our Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment services.
AECOM is seeking an Entry Level Environmental Scientist to be based in Annapolis Junction, MD. This position is expected to begin in November 2021. The successful candidate will have at a minimum a BS in Environmental Science, or Geology with a successful work history of environmental investigation and remediation projects.
The 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 may be required including the oversight of subcontractors.
Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
Collect soil, water, and vapor samples using approved sampling plans and industry accepted methods. Document work with detailed field notes.
Remediation system operations.
Healthy and safety management.
Read, understand, and follow published test methods and standard operating procedures, including company and client specific programs.
Produce accurate and complete documentation of operation, inspections and compliance.
Show initiative in maintaining and repairing equipment, ordering and organizing supplies and maintaining work area.
Effectively communicate with site representatives regarding schedules and task requirements.
Coordination with and oversight from task and project managers, on-site subcontractors, and field staff.
Office support including preparation of work plans, health and safety plans, and technical reports.
Manage environmental data. Prepare tables and figures to present data.
Perform other tasks assigned by project and task managers.
Support assessment and remediation at other client facilities under direction of staff as necessary.
Self-motivated and can work efficiently in an independent role within a group to achieve goals.
Excited to use technology and apps, and willing to contribute ideas to making them better.
Have excellent time management skills and are mindful of deadlines.
Have a high degree of personal accountability, and willing to encourage others to do possess the same.
Strong interest and appetite to learn about the Environment business and marketplace alignment with our core values and our Sustainable Legacies program.
Your experience level
- You have been performing the skills that are listed below for months.
Skills and abilities
Field work in locations as appropriate.
Comfortable with technology, applications and databases.
Solid written and spoken communication skills to execute the above tasks, including using Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint) and preparing technical reports.
Demonstrates an understanding and technical competence in oversight of implementation of remedial actions/construction (i.e. worked around heavy equipment, oversee contractors, installation of recovery well systems).
Knowledgeable and experience with state rules and regulations.
Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, Environmental Science or a related field
Must possess a Valid US Driver's license
AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical expertise and innovation, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.2 billion in fiscal year 2020. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.
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What We Offer
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. 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.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
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.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
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. 256824BR
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.