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AECOM Environmental Consulting and Human Health Risk Assessment Lead in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Company 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 actively seeking an experience Environmental Consulting and Human Health Risk Assessment Lead position in our Baton Rouge or New Orleans, LA office to manage a variety of projects, typically for large industrial clients. The primary emphasis of the group is to support clients with their environmental regulatory compliance and human health risk assessment needs.

This position is well suited for a person with a strong background in environmental consulting. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate familiarity and experience in human health risk evaluations and associated submittal requirements for the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, or other relevant experience

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Provide regulatory interpretation of EHS laws and regulations to our clients.

  • Develop complex human health risk evaluations.

  • Managing scope, schedule, and budget for risk assessment and compliance projects

  • Building strong face to face client relationships.

  • Client and regulatory correspondence.

  • Serves as staff team leader and supervisor.

  • Provide mentoring, guidance and coaching to new or less experienced staff.

  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging USEPA, OSHA, and state EHS regulatory requirements.

  • Execute a wide variety of environmental risk evaluation and compliance projects with minimal supervision while meeting cost, schedule, safety, and quality objectives.

  • Regular travel is required to client sites as necessary.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Engineering or closely related field.

  • Minimum of 6 years of directly related experience directly

  • Valid U.S. Driver's license is required for this role.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of environmental consulting experience related to human health risk evaluations and associated submittal requirements and environmental multi-media environmental regulatory compliance (e.g., CWA, RCRA, CAA, etc.) and its application (i.e., developing SPCC/SWPPP plans, preparing NPDES stormwater and wastewater permits, conducting multi-media compliance audits and providing corrective actions, developing environmental compliance SOPs and programs, etc.).

  • Professional Engineer License (PE)

  • Ability to travel up to 1 week/month or more.

  • Professional certification - CPEA, PE, CSP, CIH, or other equivalent certification

  • Participation in developing effective business proposals for providing competitive, high value EHS services.

  • Deep fundamental knowledge of human health risk evaluations.

  • Deep fundamental knowledge of EHS regulations and consensus standards, including:

  • Clean Air Act (CAA) – emission inventories, permitting requirements, RMP, PSD, MACT, NSPS, ODS, GHG, and compliance assessments;

  • Clean Water Act (CWA) – NPDES and Indirect Discharge permitting and compliance;

  • Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) – CWS, NTNCWS permitting and compliance;

  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) – waste classification, management, and reporting;

  • Oil Pollution Act (OPA), - SPCC Plans and FRP;

  • Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) – inventory evaluation, Tier II and Form R reporting;

  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA);

  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide & Rodenticide Act (FIFRA);

  • Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)

  • OSHA Compliance – 29 CFR 1910.

  • Ability to act independently on technical matters pertaining to environmental human health risk assessment and regulatory compliance with little to no supervision.

  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills; extremely proficient in technical writing; highly effective organization and multi-tasking skills.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple demands, think strategically and successfully lead multiple simultaneous projects.

  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, judgment and problem-solving capabilities.

Additional Information

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position may be subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record Screening.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

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: J10075562

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering