Environmental Scientist II - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

Arlington - Va
United States

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced and hard-working Environmental Scientist in our Arlington VA (Crystal City) office. This position will support a wide variety of environmental consulting projects within our environmental business line for Department of Defense (DoD) clients spanning all media areas. Work will include regulatory compliance, on site field work, as well as participation in other environment-related projects and tasks. The appropriately qualified applicant will demonstrate experience and working knowledge of environmental regulatory requirements and environmental science principles, while supporting efforts related to policy and technical guidance development; support to technical projects (e.g., project files, project reporting, meeting facilitation, and conference support); development and implementation of data collection methods; development and quality control of project deliverables; and program planning and management activities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform environmental regulatory research and analysis

  • Interface with clients to identify technical requirements

  • Write technical documents

  • Provide administrative support to technical projects

  • Develop and assist with management of EHS regulatory compliance programs for federal clients, including tasks associated with permits, audits, planning, reporting, and recordkeeping for multiple environmental media areas.

  • Understand applicable EHS regulations as they relate to DOD activities and prepare and provide summary of relevant requirements for projects.

  • Work in an office environment as well as field assignments at client sites.

  • May be required to attend meetings on client's behalf.

  • Assist with tasks associated with pre and post field activities such as preparations of work plans and health and safety plans (HASPs), obtaining permits, soliciting subcontractors, and contributing to report preparation.

  • Coordinate work and seek input as appropriate from the Sr. Project Manager and Senior Technical Resources to make certain that the work performed is safely and consistent with the project expectations.

  • Overall general support for environmental projects.

  • Work in teams of scientists and technicians in execution of project tasks.

  • Perform environmental regulatory research and analysis.

  • Meet required schedules while producing quality work.

  • Manage personal workloads, apprising project managers of progress and obstacles, and presenting project outputs for final delivery.

  • Work independently with minimal supervision and complete multiple tasks under tight deadlines.

  • Work both in a team environment and without supervision.

Minimum Requirements

  • 4 year degree in Environmental Science or similar discipline

  • 2 years of Environmental experience

  • Must have a valid driver's license

  • Must be a US Citizen, due to access of government facilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of environmental regulatory systems, including but not limited to Clean Water Act (CWA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Safe Drinking Water Act, and Environmental Planning and Community Right-to-know Act (EPCRA)

  • Knowledge and understanding of DoD organizations and facilities

  • Strong writing skills to support preparation of complex and multi-disciplinary documents.

  • Experience developing environmental policy and technical guidance.

  • Initial 40-hour HAZWOPER certification and current annual 8-hour refresher training

  • OSHA forklift operator training

  • Strong computer skills and capability to prepare and update reports and other documentation

  • Effective time-management, strong written and verbal communication skills, analytical, and interpersonal skills

  • Experience developing and maintaining hazardous waste management procedures and practices

  • Working knowledge of hazardous waste management, and site characterization methods.

  • Experience with DoD Environmental programs

  • Knowledge of and experience with analytical and evaluative methods and techniques, including qualitative and quantitative data analysis and problem solving

  • Must have good oral communication, written communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong work ethic and professional demeanor

  • Must be a US Citizen capable of passing a National Agency Check, which will be required to gain access to Government IT Systems and a Common Access Card (CAC).

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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 222435BR

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.