AECOM Chemist III - Seattle in Seattle, Washington
AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Mid-Level Chemist to join our Environment Business Line’s Remediation Group for immediate employment in the Seattle, Washington office, working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Relocation to the Seattle area is required for this role.
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The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Support development of project documents including SAPs and QAPPs.
Support data evaluation, including regulatory comparison, and associated reporting for field investigation and remediation reports.
Validate analytical chemical data in accordance with DoD, USEPA, and State guidelines.
Solicit analytical laboratory services and evaluate for project use.
Act as liaison between laboratory, field team, and project management during project implementation.
Support field work including mobilizations, on location associated with sample/site data collection, and provide technical and administrative support as needed to comply with project QA/QC requirements.
Provide technical support for others in the Seattle office as well as other northwest offices as needed to support remedial investigation, feasibility study, and remediation design projects.
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.
About AECOM’s Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment Practice
AECOM delivers innovative and often complex solutions to meet our clients’ objectives. Because we address many different impacted sites – from munitions to PFAS to algae blooms and beyond – every project in our global practice is different. That’s exciting, especially because our worldwide internal technical practice network connects us in real time to explore best practices from experts near and far. We offer full life-cycle solutions for projects – from due diligence through restoration and redevelopment to outreach programs that engage stakeholders and generate goodwill in the community. Our experts integrate scientific and engineering knowledge with responsive and cost-effective project management, strong communication skills, and an understanding of regulatory strategies and challenges. AECOM has the depth and breadth of resources to address significant remedial site challenges, and we support the development of our technical staff to be their best via professional mentorship and development. AECOM provides a stringent internal project manager certificate program to help you succeed in that career path. Learn more about our Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment services.
BA or BS in Chemistry, Environmental Science, or other related science.
Minimum 4 years of experience in environmental analytical chemistry, such as environmental chemistry laboratory, data validation, or environmental consulting.
US Citizen/Permanent Resident.
Valid Driver’s License.
Project Chemist experience.
Position requires analytical and interpersonal skills, solid planning and organizational skills.
Detail oriented and able to understand big picture/goals of each task.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
A self-learner with the ability to multi-task and adapt to shifting priorities.
Strong oral and written communicator.
Proficient in standard office computer applications and software, to include Microsoft Word and Excel, and Access.
Familiarity with FUDSChem or EQuIS databases is a plus.
Working knowledge of instrumentation used for environmental analysis (i.e. GC/MS, ICP, GC-ECD, IC, etc.) is a plus
Ability to obtain 40-hour HAZWOPER training.
Ability to travel up to 20% regionally and work outdoors as needed.
Required to intermittently drive company or rental vehicles for work.
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. 264528BR
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.