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AECOM Environmental Compliance and Remediation Specialist in Midland, Michigan

United States of America - Michigan, Midland

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a key member of our Environmental and Sciences team reporting to the Midland, MI office, you bring valuable knowledge and skills to every area of our business. We in turn provide you with opportunity to grow, to be challenged, to determine your career footprint and do the best work of your life! If you are energized by challenges and want to contribute in a collaborative environment that supports your career footprint, we welcome you to apply for membership to our elite committed team.

The Environmental Scientist will contribute to a technically diverse team that provides on-site consultative support at client facilities. The successful candidate works independently to perform assignments, developing high quality deliverable products with limited instruction or oversight, and is comfortable working with multiple client customers.

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

  • Provides task and project management services for remediation projects

  • Leads and is engaged as a team member for various field projects

  • Provides technical guidance related to RCRA (40CFR) and Michigan Part 111 and Part 201of 1994 PA 451 administrative rules

  • Evaluates and responds to client phone calls, e-mail and inquiries about environmental regulation applicability

  • Responsible for quality control of all work products and products of technical and administrative staff assigned

  • Provides general support and direction to more junior-level employees on routine assignments

  • Provides technical peer review for data validation reports and other routine tasks and deliverables

  • Supports marketing initiatives directed to customer service needs

  • Actively participates in maintaining a safe work environment and supporting a culture of safety as evidenced in approach to daily activities and projects


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 and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019


With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM’s global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals – to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science or related field

  • 4+ years’ experience in the environment industry or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, skills, knowledge, abilities and experience

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment substance abuse test and be included in client required random drug testing program

  • Must possess valid Driver’s license

  • Due to the nature of the work, United States Citizenship or Naturalized Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project experience with Michigan regulations, policy, and guidance related to vapor intrusion

  • Knowledgeable of state and federal environmental regulatory framework and processes, specifically RCRA

  • Familiar with groundwater, surface water, soil, soil-gas sampling methodologies

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in written form to impart technical information and interact with clients and regulatory personnel

  • Familiarity with RCRA (40CFR) and Michigan Part 111 and Part 201of 1994 PA 451 administrative rules

  • Effective time management and analytical skills

  • Be responsive and have schedule flexibility based on project needs

  • Project experience with remediation investigation activities

  • OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER Certified

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. 250160BR

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.