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AECOM Senior Environmental Engineer - PFAS in Charlotte, North Carolina

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 experienced Environmental Engineer for employment within our DCS - Environmental Remediation Practices group to support remediation system design and operations, soil and groundwater investigations and remediation projects. Specifically, work related to Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) remediation / treatment. The candidate will have prior experience in remediation system design and management/oversight of operations, maintenance, and monitoring. In addition, the candidate will have experience in data management and technical report production. The position requires strong multi-discipline technical and interpersonal skills and the ability to work productively both independently and collaboratively with engineers and scientists on a variety of remediation projects. Strong verbal and written communication skills are critical for this role.

This position can be located anywhere within the eastern time zone. The Enviornmental Engineer will travel 30% of the time.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete PFAS remediation project life-cycle activities:

  • Investigation (studies, environmental media sampling, drinking water evaluation, water quality evaluation, groundwater monitoring)

  • Treatment / Remedial Design (Rapid Small-Scale Column Tests (RSSCTs), feasibility evaluation of treatment technologies, pilot studies, contribute to and support remedial treatment designs)

  • Remedial implementation (construction support, permitting, design clarifications)

  • Operations (evaluation of treatment performance, routine and non-routine maintenance activities, development of operation and maintenance plans)

  • Interfacing and writing reports to clients and regulatory agencies.

  • Planning and managing environmental field work, including pre-design investigations, remediation systems operations, maintenance, and monitoring, groundwater sampling, fluid level gauging and oversight of subcontractors.

  • Modeling and analysis of remediation performance and subsurface conditions.

  • Supporting project managers with tasks including budgeting, schedule, scope development and cost tracking.

  • Ability to support business development with pre-proposal meetings, site visits, proposal writing, and reviews.

  • Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team and participate in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables

  • Travel to project locations including driving and overnight stays. Requires 30% travel commitment.

  • Build trusting working relationships with clients and colleagues.

  • Provide engineering and design support for private industrial and municipal remediation projects.

  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of plans, specifications and estimates (PS&E) package.

  • Prepares technical specification sections.

  • Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements

  • Analyze data and prepare and review engineering related reports, plans, calculations, drawings, figures, and specifications using accepted engineering practices and procedures.

  • Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high quality cost effective work by others.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or closely related field and 6+ years of direct remediation experience or demostrated equivalency of experince and/or education

  • Valid driver's license, subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record Screening

  • Due to the nature of this role, US citizenship is required

  • Must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • FE or EIT required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience in environmental consulting and remediation system design

  • PE

  • PFAS related experience (project life-cycle):

  • Investigation (studies, environmental media sampling, drinking water evaluation, water quality evaluation, groundwater monitoring)

  • Treatment / Remedial Design (Rapid Small-Scale Column Tests (RSSCTs), feasibility evaluation of treatment technologies, pilot studies, contribute to and support remedial treatment designs)

  • Remedial implementation (construction support, permitting, design clarifications)

  • Operations (evaluation of treatment performance, routine and non-routine maintenance activities, development of operation and maintenance plans)

  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training

  • Master’s Degree is a plus

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent attention to Health and Safety

Additional Information

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

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: J10085774

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Remote

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