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AECOM Environmental Technician I in Long Beach, California

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.

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Environmental Technician I to be based in Long Beach, CA.

The responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Performs routine fieldwork as a trainee (such as environmental sampling, assisting with calculations, and operations, maintenance and inspection of equipment of client site), working under close supervision. Performs routine tasks in support of project staff and handles less complex duties.

  • Entry-level position; may not require previous experience.

  • Performs a variety of tasks in support of project staff.

  • May gather and maintain specified records of scientific data for supervisor, including but not limited to environmental sampling, operations and maintenance and inspections at client sites.

  • Other activities may include assisting with calculations, setting up and operating equipment, inspecting equipment and installations for compliance with specifications and maintaining proper project documentation.

  • Collects and enters data, and applies technical principles and theories under supervision.


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to travel to various client site locations to conduct fieldwork, including but not limited to environmental sampling, operations and maintenance and inspections.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

  • Ability to pass a client-mandated drug test.

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

  • Candidate must be able to meet the medical clearance requirements of an OSHA (HAZWOPER) medical surveillance physical examination.

  • Selected candidate will have completed 40 hour HAZWOPER training or annual refresher class.

  • Physically able, with or without accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, noise, and/or chemicals.

  • Often working in an environment with heavy, moving dangerous equipment.

  • Frequent lifting equipment or objects weighing 25 pounds or less.

  • Occasional repetitive bending and stooping to take ground measurements and other record reading as assigned.

  • Frequently moving to numerous locations on the site to perform monitoring and maintenance checks.

  • Occasional power gripping/ squeezing hand tolls and levers to perform maintenance, inspection or reading such as removing nuts and bolts on filters or well covers.

  • Occasionally working with arms above shoulder level, climbing stairs, and using portable ladders to perform maintenance, inspection, or readings.

  • Position requires wearing associated person protective equipment, including but not limited to safety glasses/goggles, safety shoes/boots, hart had, face shield, respirator, and hearing protection.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient and knowledgeable with all types of groundwater sampling and gauging techniques (low flow purge, no purge, conventional).

  • Proficient and knowledgeable with all types of groundwater and LNAPL treatment systems (pump and treat, soil vapor extraction, LNAPL skimming, dual phase extraction, etc.)

  • Excellent work ethic and team-player attitude.

  • Current 40-hour HAZWOPER certification.

  • Experience with Oil and Gas clients and working on active petroleum facilities.

  • Experience with pneumatic and electric submersible pumps, electric control panels, and water conveyance piping.

  • Experience with environmental sampling (soil, soil vapor, groundwater).

  • Excellent mechanical background and aptitude.

  • Strong attention to detail, with proven ability to follow specific instructions.

  • An ability to effectively express themselves orally and in writing to other project staff.

  • Basic computer skills.

Additional Information:

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

  • Relocation Benefits are not available for this position.

  • Offered rate of compensation (California only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The hourly rate range salary range for this position is $ 18.99 to 33.23 USD.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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: J10086873

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: On-Site