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AECOM Remote RCRA Specialist IV in Arlington, Virginia

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Remote RCRA Specialist IV.

The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Laws and Regulations, Hazardous Materials Management, as well as provide environmental compliance projects for a broad range of clients. Work assignments include:

  • Audits (RCRA and Multimedia)

  • Hazardous Waste Management Plans

  • Waste minimization plans

  • 1 hour and 8 hours RCRA training

  • 8-hour DOT training

  • Report preparation

  • Sampling

  • Field investigation

  • Community Involvement/outreach and Environmental Justice

  • RCRA Part B Permits

The candidate will work productively in a collaborative team environment and demonstrate growth potential, along with the desire to learn.

Typical work assignments include:

  • Develop plans, reports, and required documentation related to environmental audits and permits.

  • Prepare and give 8-hour RCRA and DOT training, and 1 hour awareness training.

  • Perform field work including inspections, investigations, surveys, and sampling.

  • Create sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and figures.

  • Perform work safely in accordance with an agreed upon budget and schedule.

  • Local travel is required. Non-local travel will be required for audits and other projects.


Minimum Qualifications:

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

  • Due to the nature of work US Citizenship is required.

  • Valid Driver’s License and must be able to pass AECOM’s Motor Vehicle Records review.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will process a current 40-hour HAZWOPER certification.

  • Have 10 years of professional experience in the environmental trade.

  • Experience in SWPPP, SPCC, EPCRA, Phase 1 is desirable.

  • Multimedia experience

  • Project management experience

  • Having a current Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) credential is highly desirable.

  • Experience with federal, DoD (especially Navy), and experience with Private/industrial companies.

  • Experience with providing training.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $71,000.00 - $129,000.00.


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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, 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 and digital expertise, 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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

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

ReqID: J10111215

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: Hybrid