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AECOM Environmental Scientist - Due Diligence/Compliance in Cincinnati, Ohio

United States of America - Ohio, Cincinnati

Job Summary

AECOM has a position available for an Environmental Scientist specializing in Environmental Due Diligence and Compliance in Cincinnati, OH. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in progressing to a project manager level.


At AECOM, 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. We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy, and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer


AECOM is the leading, worldwide environmental services provider to industry and government — delivering sustainable energy and environmental solutions to meet compliance, business, and operational needs. Our advisory and technical staff deliver specialized solutions to unusual and complex problems facing client projects across the full business life cycle — from asset planning, development and operations, to product integration and facility compliance, to site remediation, restoration, sustainability and reuse, and holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. Our solutions balance complex technical, regulatory, business and stakeholder issues to produce measurable value and cost-saving approaches for our clients

Our services are delivered by 7,400 responsive environmental professionals around the world. Our global staff has in-depth knowledge of local and regional requirements and broad technical expertise in 60 disciplines. We work together across our global network to bring the best resources, skills, and efficiencies to our projects.

The responsibilities of this role include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Conduct Client facing meetings

  • Writing Phase I ESA, Phase II ESA and compliance-related reports

  • Proposal writing and project budgeting

  • Conduct analysis and investigation work obtained from a variety of sources.

  • Perform inspections and testing to ensure compliance.

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

  • Works with minimal direction and independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

  • Solves problems by use of combinations of standard procedures, modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.

  • Participates in planning required to achieve prescribed objectives.

  • Participates in developing corrective measures and procedures.

  • Formulates hypothesis, performs research, and makes recommendations.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree and 4+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Relevant experience should include one or more of the following:

  • Writing Phase I ESA reports,

  • Compliance, including SPCC, Tier II, TRI, SWPPP, etc.

  • Proposal writing and budgeting

  • Willingness to travel occasionally to client sites for short-term visits

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Task management experience preferred, with willingness to become a project manager

  • Ability to direct a project from start to finish and direct other team members appropriately

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER preferred, but not necessary

Additional Information

  • This is an office/field position (80% / 20%). In office attendance is required when not in the field.

  • Field work likely will require working outdoors, sometimes in inclement weather, walking long distances on uneven terrain and/or lifting/carrying equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.

  • A pre-employment motor vehicle driving record verification will be conducted

  • A writing sample, relevant to due diligence/compliance may be requested

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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. 250118BR

Virtual: No

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.