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AECOM Scientist I in North Carolina, North Carolina

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Scientist I to be based in our Charlotte, NC office.

This position is expected to begin May/June 2022.

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 Overview

This position will support our Remediation group within the Environment business line, and will be part of our asbestos/lead/mold program which includes inspection, design/plan, and abatement oversight.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following which will be performed within a geographic territory:

  • Preparing reports and other technical documents.

  • Compiling, evaluating, and analyzing environmental data

  • Conducting asbestos surveys

  • Conducting lead paint inspections

  • Conducting mold / indoor air quality surveys

  • Conducting universal and general hazard inventories surveys

  • Ability to travel (up 75% of the time)

  • Due to the nature of the industry, there are times when weekend and evening work will be required, potentially on short notice

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or related + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Ability/willingness to travel to job sites as needed

  • Valid US Driver’s License required

  • Due to the nature of work, U.S. Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • DOT and RCRA Training

  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Adobe

  • Experience working in SharePoint platform

  • Aerial Lift Experience

  • Asbestos Certification

  • Knowledge of environmental sampling practices

  • Ability to record data neatly, accurately, and legibly

  • Excellent attention to Health and Safety

  • Candidate must be self-motivated and able to work with little supervision

Additional comments:

  • This position will require travel to multiple client sites (up to 75% of the time)

  • Due to the nature of the industry, there are times when weekend and evening work will be required, potentially on short notice

  • This is a fast-paced position, and the candidate must be flexible with schedules and able to adapt quickly

  • Please note candidates who are offered a position may be subject to a pre-employment MVR (motor vehicle record) screening, drug test, and/or medical surveillance screening

  • Relocation is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship is 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 Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267209BR

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.

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