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AECOM Chemist I in Honolulu, Hawaii

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Chemist in Honolulu, Hawaii.

This position is expected to begin in June 2022 .

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.

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.

This person will be working with and in support of project managers and project assistants. Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

AECOM is a drug free workplace and that the successful candidate must pass a drug screen.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Utilize basic 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 under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Perform data review and validation for multi-media data

  • Ensure project- and QAPP-specific data requirements are met

  • Support field efforts by preparing sampling plans and field documentation.

  • Work with data management to manage data flow from the laboratory to final reporting

  • Research environmental laboratory practices and methodologies

  • Prepare proposals, procures, and oversees laboratory services and approves invoices

  • Conduct field and laboratory technical system audits

  • Prepare technical reports and papers, and QAPPs

  • Coordinate with end user to define data quality requirements and to help assure that data are scientifically sound and are usable in meeting end-use objectives

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or demonstrated equivalency of related experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of instrumentation used for environmental analysis (i.e. GC/MS, ICP, GC-ECD, IC, etc.)

  • Must be proficient in standard office computer applications and software, to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access

  • Master's or PhD’s degree in Chemistry or other related field

  • Experience in laboratory or environmental chemistry a plus

Additional Information:

  • Valid driver's license is required.

  • Candidate must be able to travel and work outdoors as needed

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Relocation per diem is not available for this position.

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. 266012BR

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.

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