AECOM Mid-Level Chemist in Duluth, Minnesota
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated mid-level Chemist to support Federal environmental remediation projects. The candidate may work remotely within the United States or from the Omaha, Nebraska office.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Utilize scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope
Collect and enter data, and apply technical principles and theories
Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance
Work with minimal supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member
Perform data review and validation for multi-media data
Ensure project-specific data requirements are met
Support field efforts by preparing sampling plans and field documentation
Manage data flow from the laboratory to final reporting
Research environmental laboratory practices and methodologies
Prepare proposals, procures, and oversee laboratory services and invoice approvals
Conduct field and laboratory technical system audits
Prepare technical reports and papers
Coordinate with end user to define data quality requirements and to help assure that data are usable and meet end-use objectives
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
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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.
BA/BS + 6 years of relevant experience
Due to the nature of the work, U.S. citizenship is required
Must possess a valid driver's license
8+ years of relevant experience preferred
Analytical laboratory experience
Experience writing CERCLA Sampling and Analysis Plans for DoD clients
Knowledge of environmental chemistry principles
Working knowledge of instrumentation used for environmental analysis (i.e. GC/MS, ICP, GC-ECD, IC, etc.)
Proficient in standard office computer applications and software, to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access
Position requires analytical and interpersonal skills, and solid planning and organizational skills
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Understanding of the Department of Defense (DoD) Quality Systems Manual and the ability to interpret analytical data packages for compliance with analytical protocols and quality assurance project plans is desired
Ability to obtain 40 hour HAZWOPER training
Ability to travel 10-25% and work outdoors as needed
Required to intermittently drive company or rental vehicles for work
Master’s degree in Chemistry or other related field
Relocation assistance is not provided for this role.
The selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Registration Screening (MVR).
AECOM encourages, but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a project or a worksite, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
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. 259582BR
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