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AECOM Systems Operator Part-Time Kansas City, MO in Kansas City, Missouri

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Environmental Technician to support treatment system operation, maintenance and optimization of two soil vapor extraction systems and one dual phase extraction system at Fort Riley, KS. Additional, the candidate will support landfill inspection/maintenance activities and groundwater monitoring at Fort Riley as well as other locations in Kansas and Missouri.

Personnel for this job will operate, maintain, and troubleshoot the groundwater capture system at the Corteva Tecumseh facility. The remedial action at the Tecumseh facility is executed under a Consent Agreement between Corteva Agrisciences and the Kansas Department of Health & Environment. The groundwater capture system, which is a portion of the remedial action, collects contaminated groundwater and leachate, which is then disposed off-site at the City of Topeka water treatment system. Personnel will additionally be responsible for supervising Corteva and AECOM subcontractors executing work related to the remediation at the facility.

The groundwater capture system includes groundwater and leachate recovery wells, process piping and appurtenances, and a waste collection tank.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform system inspections and make system adjustments for optimal operation

  • Perform process monitoring and record parameters (vacuum, flow rates, pressures, operating hours, etc.)

  • Perform routine system maintenance (replace cartridge filters, clean system components, etc.)

  • Perform safety checks (inspect fire extinguishers, good housekeeping, etc.)

  • Respond to system alarms and implement corrective actions for proper operation

  • Perform air monitoring using direct-read air monitoring equipment (PID, LEL meter, etc.)

  • Conduct performance monitoring

  • Conduct groundwater monitoring well sampling

  • Coordinate and supervise work of subcontractors

  • Conduct landfill inspections and minor repairs and maintenance

  • Coordinate and supervise landfill repairs

  • Perform pre-job safety tailgate meetings and safety oversight and permitting of subcontractor work

  • Record and submit accurate and detailed data for all activities performed for reporting

  • Read, understand, and follow published test methods and standard operating procedures, including company and client specific programs

  • Produce accurate and complete documentation of inspections and compliance according to standard operating procedures

  • Show initiative in maintaining and repairing equipment, ordering and organizing supplies and maintaining work area

  • Effectively work both independently and in a team environment

  • Effectively communicate with both internal and client personnel regarding schedules and task requirements

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.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/ clients are security sensitive.

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen.

  • Ability to pass a client specific drug screen

  • Must participate in and successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment fitness for duty questionnaire.

  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record to operate a Company vehicle and on occasion a side by side ATV.

  • Knowledge and experience in environmental lab coordination of sample bottle sets, sample delivery, chains of custody and other environmental sampling protocols.

  • Aptitude for operation and maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment

  • Candidate must be able to meet the medical clearance requirements of an OSHA (HAZWOPER) medical surveillance physical examination. Must be medically fit for wearing a respirator.

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work and move across outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, noise, chemicals, moisture, and dryness. Occasionally working in an environment of heavy, moving or dangerous equipment.

  • The position primarily is working alone in isolated/remote areas.

  • Frequent repetitive bending/stooping to perform sampling and maintenance work on wells.

  • Frequent repetitive fine hand movements including power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc. used to access and perform maintenance on pumps, tanks, flow meters etc.)

  • Frequently, more than 50% of the workday position requires lifting and carrying equipment and sampling coolers up to 25 pounds.

  • Often, lifting and carrying equipment, hoses and sample coolers weighing 25-45 pounds unassisted.

  • Occasionally (10—25% of workday) performing work with arms above shoulder level, using portable ladders, work at heights, climbing stairs, and working on electrical circuits to access tanks, wells and other storage units and perform routine maintenance work such as replacing valves, heat trays, lights or heater units.

  • Position will include wearing all associated personal protective equipment as assigned, including but not limited to gloves, safety glasses/goggles, face shield, safety shoes/boots, hard hat, hearing protection, fall protection and respirator.

  • Completion of following training (Will be provided):

 OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training

 OSHA 8-Hour Annual Refresher Training

 Hearing Protection/Conservation, Fall Protection, Heavy Equipment Safety, ALERT Driving Basic/Defensive Driving, and successful completion of annual medical surveillance program participation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Experience in precisely, orderly and accurately recording data

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship Opportunities for US Employment Authorization are not available for this position.

  • Relocation Benefits are 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 Part-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266178BR

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.