AECOM Environmental Scientist/Geologist in Omaha, Nebraska

United States of America - Nebraska, Omaha

Job Summary

Environmental scientist/geologist with the ability to lead/supervise a team of environmental professionals to support a growing Class 1 Railroad wastewater, compliance and remediation account. This position will help to manage the day to day operations for two large rail facility’s wastewater plants, act as back up operator and help to progress the work to include and support environmental compliance and remediation, eventually helping to expand operations in the Midwest area. This position will organize data in a clear fashion using basic tools (spreadsheets, graphs), and the desire to learn and apply new tools, models, and methods. This position requires advanced knowledge of client specific, wastewater operations, environmental and remediation principles, including the ability to identify and research methods for environmental sites with wastewater, waste, stormwater, soils and groundwater contamination using in-situ, ex-situ, and innovative technologies. The successful candidate will be responsible for aspects of projects throughout the lifecycle of the project from operations and studies through the design, construction, operating, maintenance, and monitoring phases.

This position will include conducting and coordinating project work and project team as required, preparation of project documents to identify, evaluate, and recommend specific remedies, environmental permitting, preparation of client specific and remedial design reports, plans, and specifications, development of operations, maintenance, and monitoring plans, oversight of construction, and oversight of potential compliance and remedial operations, maintenance and monitoring activities as awarded.

The Operation of the WWTPs include the following:

  • Operating the WWTP such that it meets the required discharge limits during routine influent and treatment conditions outlined in the NPDES Permit.

  • Operating the WWTP in a safe and professional manner, including maintaining required training and certifications including e-RAILSAFE, Contractor Orientation, Roadway Worker Protection, and state requirements for private WWTP operators (including Class 1 Operators license).

  • Confirming proper operation and testing of the WWTP after repairs, maintenance or cleaning.

  • Participating in client’s Wastewater Best Way program, Monthly WWTP Operator calls, and annual WW Conference.

  • Perform all inspections utilizing the client’s EAM system.

  • Perform routine cleaning of the IAF and API OWS associated with operations of the WWTP.

  • Coordinating and/or assisting with WWTP repairs, maintenance, and cleaning utilizing the EAM system.

  • Read, understand, and follow published test methods and standard operating procedures, including company and client specific programs

  • Produce accurate and complete documentation of operation, inspections and compliance according to standard operating procedures

  • Show initiative in maintaining and repairing equipment, ordering and organizing supplies and maintaining work area

  • Effectively work both independently and in a team environment

  • Effectively communicate with site representatives regarding schedules and task requirements

  • Participate and help to manage other environment-related projects and tasks as required (Compliance and Remediation), and support Wastewater Treatment Operations at other client facilities under direction of staff as necessary.

  • Knowledge of environmental regulations, practices and procedures; recognizes differences or changes that would indicate the need for attention. Receives and maintains required safety training including OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER Training with annual 8-hr refresher; client-specific training and regulatory specific training will be required.

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Preferred Qualifications


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. 204847BR

Additional Locations US - Kansas City, MO - 2380 McGee St

Clearance Required 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.