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AECOM Remediation Environmental Engineer in Newark, Delaware

United States of America - Delaware, Newark - DE

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly-motivated Environmental, Civil, Chemical, or other related discipline Engineer for immediate employment in our Newark, Delaware office. The ability to work remotely from another regional AECOM office may be considered, provided the candidate is able to routinely commute to the Newark, Delaware office when necessary. The position requires strong multi-discipline technical and interpersonal skills and the ability to work productively both independently and collaboratively with engineers and scientists on a variety of remediation projects.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Environmental water collection, conveyance, and treatment system engineering

  • Earthworks engineering and grading design

  • Stormwater and sediment and erosion control engineering and permitting

  • Selection and specification of general environmental, civil infrastructure, and utility systems

  • Construction quality assurance and quality control principles and practices

  • Construction contract administration principles and practices

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide engineering and design support for private industrial and municipal remediation projects.

  • Develop, coordinate, and provide field oversight of pre-design investigations.

  • Analyze data and prepare and review engineering related reports, plans, calculations, drawings, figures, and specifications using accepted engineering practices and procedures.

  • Make preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives.

  • Prepare engineer’s cost opinions.

  • Interpret hazardous waste, solid waste, storm water, and site development codes and regulations and prepare permit applications.

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or advanced-level team member.

  • Implement project deliverable requirements of the AECOM Quality Management System.

  • Demonstrate ability to build trusting working relationships with clients and colleagues.

  • Provide technical guidance to entry-level and junior-level staff.

  • Periodic travel and short-term field assignments will be required to visit job sites and perform investigations and construction quality monitoring.


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 Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related field

  • 6+ years of remediation system design and field experience

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) preferred

  • Valid Driver's license

  • Proficiency working with Microsoft Office (Excel and Word) and PDF editing software

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related field

  • Strong verbal communication and technical writing skills

  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration in Virginia or ability to obtain within 6 months

  • OSHA 1910.120 HAZWOPER 40-hour and Supervisor certification

  • Working knowledge of the following programs: Microsoft Project, hydrology and hydraulic design software, and AutoCAD/Civil3D/MicroStation.

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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 253382BR

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.