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Environmental Scientist


Posted: 3/11/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1406763
Keywords: environmental

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

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Job Summary
AECOM is looking for an Environmental Scientist.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Performs standard scientific work requiring application of techniques and procedures.
  • Detects problems when using standardized procedures because of the condition of sample, difficulties with the equipment, etc.
  • Conducts specific phases of projects for more experienced scientists.
  • Proposes appropriate analytical methods and techniques. Assists in providing advice and consulting services within scope of scientific knowledge.
  • Draws conclusions and makes recommendations based on analysis.
  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Works under general supervision.

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Position Title
Environmental Scientist

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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.

Minimum Requirements
  • Minimum number four years of experience
  • BS degree in related environmental environment scientist, chemistry or hard sciences degree is preferred.
  • Understanding of the scientific principles and requirements of EPA Emission Test Methods 1-5, 26A, 29, and 23 and CEM Methods 3A, 7E, 10, and 25A;
  • Familiarity and experience with Controlled Condensation Sampling (CCS) systems for SO3 and Gas Chromatography Methods 18, 15, 16 and SW-846 Method 0040 is a plus.
  • Able to work both independently and safely lead a project team in an industrial plant environment

Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word;
  • Ability to record test data legibly, completely, and accurately;
  • Show initiative and interest in professional development; and
  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Other desired training and credentials include: OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER, TWIC, and QSTI.
  • Must be willing and able to work outdoors year-round, climb ladders and stairs, and work at elevated heights.
  • Willing and able to travel an average of 30% of the time.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and hoist test equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Driver's License;
  • Must pass DOT Driver medical exam and be medically cleared to wear a respirator.
  • Must pass routine and random drug screenings, as required by clients.

Business Group
Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)


United States of America

USA - Texas

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