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AECOM Senior Environmental Scientist in Omaha, Nebraska

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a motivated Senior Environmental Scientist to support the Environmental business line, primarily working on Department of Defense (DoD) projects.

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.

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

  • Utilizes advanced scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies develop technical solutions to complex problems.

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, provincial and national regulations to ensure compliance. Work is performed with minimal direction.

  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Responsible for advanced duties and activities in their specialized functional area.

  • Conducts research and does investigation work as required.

  • Plans and organizes project studies.

  • Assists in the resolution of conflicting technical information and unsuitability of standard procedures.

  • Performs complex assignments often requiring the development of unique solutions to problems.

  • May oversee the work of less experienced scientists.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or other related discipline + 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid U.S. Driver's License

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

  • Experience with the Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP) and/or geophysical classification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Environmental Science or other related discipline

  • Ability to travel for fieldwork and/or meetings. This position may require occasional travel within the United States.

  • Experience with developing conceptual site models and preparing remediation strategies.

  • Proficiency in standard office suite software applications.

  • OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER Certification or ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire

  • Database, GIS, CAD, visualization software skills are desirable

  • Ability to demonstrate professional demeanor in written and verbal communications with clients, regulatory officials, and fellow employees.

  • Ability to write and to convey complex thoughts and ideas in a clear, concise manner. Ability to learn through on-the-job experience.

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds and safely drive a full-size pickup truck.

  • Tolerance for work in outdoor environments in a range of weather conditions and be medically fit for wearing a respirator.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation assistance is not provided for this role.

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range is $55,000-$109,000/annually (exempt).

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

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. 268813BR

Additional Locations US - Wilmington, DE - 1013 Centre Rd

Virtual: Yes

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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