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AECOM Environmental Compliance Specialist in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking Mid-level Environmental Compliance Specialist for our Minneapolis, MN office. The selected candidate will join AECOM’s EHS practice within the Environment Business Line. The primary emphasis of the group is to support clients with their environmental regulatory compliance needs for a variety of federal, municipal, and private-sector clients.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Prepare for and participate in EHS compliance audits.

  • Develop environmental compliance plans.

  • Develop and deliver EHS training to industrial clients.

  • Provide mentoring, guidance and coaching to new or less experienced staff.

  • Maintain effective client relationships.

  • Conduct projects within scope, budget, quality criteria and schedule.

  • Provide regulatory interpretation of EHS laws and regulations to our clients.

  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging USEPA, OSHA, and state EHS regulatory requirements.

  • Execute a wide variety of environmental compliance projects with minimal supervision while meeting cost, schedule, safety, and quality objectives.

  • Regular travel is required to client sites as necessary.

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.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA / BS degree in Environmental Science, Management, Engineering, Geology or relevant environmental discipline.

  • Minimum of 4 years of technical experience directly related to environmental multi-media environmental regulatory compliance (e.g., CWA, RCRA, CAA, etc.) and its application (i.e., developing SPCC/SWPPP plans, preparing NPDES stormwater and wastewater permits, conducting multi-media compliance audits and providing corrective actions, developing environmental compliance SOPs and programs, etc.).

  • Ability to travel up to 1 week/month or more.

  • Valid U.S. Driver's license is required for this role.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 to 10 years of experience working directly for an environmental consultant.

  • Consulting project management experience.

  • Experience conducting multi-media compliance audits for various clients.

  • Professional certification - CPEA, PE, CSP, CIH, or other equivalent certification

  • Participation in developing effective business proposals for providing competitive, high value EHS services.

  • Experience in managing EHS programs, compliance audits or compliance program evaluations.

  • Deep fundamental knowledge of EHS regulations and consensus standards, including:

  • Clean Air Act (CAA) – emission inventories, permitting requirements, RMP, PSD, MACT, NSPS, ODS, GHG, and compliance assessments;

  • Clean Water Act (CWA) – NPDES and Indirect Discharge permitting and compliance;

  • Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) – CWS, NTNCWS permitting and compliance;

  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) – waste classification, management, and reporting;

  • Oil Pollution Act (OPA), - SPCC Plans and FRP;

  • Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) – inventory evaluation, Tier II and Form R reporting;

  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA);

  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide & Rodenticide Act (FIFRA);

  • Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA);

  • OSHA Compliance – 29 CFR 1910.

  • Ability to act independently on technical matters pertaining to environmental regulatory compliance with little to no supervision.

  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills; extremely proficient in technical writing; highly effective organization and multi-tasking skills.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple demands, think strategically and successfully lead multiple simultaneous projects.

  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, judgment and problem-solving capabilities.

Additional Information

  • U.S. Citizenship is required for this role.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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: J10068990

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West