AECOM Air Quality Technician II in Oxnard, California
AECOM's Oxnard, CA office is currently seeking an Environmental Technician to support a key local project, monitoring and documenting air quality samples along the perimeter of a soil remediation project. This field-based role operates, maintains, calibrates, and troubleshoots state-of-the art and purpose–built monitoring and sampling equipment. The field project site is in San Clemente, CA. Working alongside other AECOM team members, this contract-based full-time role works independently under the oversight of the assigned Environmental Scientist. Some weekend hours required.
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Conduct sampling, data collection, and field documentation duties in coordination with task and project managers, and on-site field staff.
Operate air monitoring and sampling equipment. Develop staging and mobilization/scheduling plans, logistical plans and equipment inventories for field sampling events.
Develop and maintain instrumentation QA/QC data sheets and field logs
Prepare field journal entries. Maintain photo-documentation and compile field data for reporting purposes.
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.
Must possess High School Diploma or equivalent.
Must have a minimum of two (2) years of related work experience
Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/ clients are security sensitive
Must pass pre-employment drug screen
Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record
Candidate must be able to meet the medical clearance requirements of an OSHA (HAZWOPER) medical surveillance physical examination
Flexibility to work 6 days / week (total 50 hours/week) some weekend work required.
Excellent work ethic and team-player attitude
Strong attention to detail, with proven ability to follow specific instructions
An ability to effectively express his or herself orally and in writing to other project staff
Basic computer skills; Microsoft Office applications
Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, dryness, noise, and dust; position requires frequent standing/walking and keyboard/mouse operations; often lifting of less than 25 pounds and performing repetitive or fine hand movements; occasional lifting of 25-50 pounds, and; rare repetitive bending & stooping, climbing stairs, using portable ladders (weight must be 300 lbs or less), environment of heavy, moving, dangerous equipment, and work alone in isolated/remote areas. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment
Trade certification, Associates Degree(s) and/or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science is a plus
First Aid/CPR training completion is preferred
40 Hour HAZWOPER course completion is preferred; selected candidate will be required to complete 40 hour HAZWOPER training or 8-hour annual refresher class
Experience working on construction sites, operating environmental monitoring/sampling equipment and maintaining and repairing electronics, as well as familiarity with analytical laboratory chain of custody procedures, are a plus
No relocation assistance available
No sponsorship available
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. 260564BR
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.