Entry Level Engineer/Scientist - Military veterans preferred

2019-11-28
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Providence
Rhode Island
United States

United States of America - Rhode Island, Providence

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Engineer/Scientist for employment in the Providence, RI office. AECOM's Environment business line's 4,400 talented environmental professionals provide environmental solutions for private and public clients around the world. We offer environmental management services that meet client needs for feasibility, impact analysis, and operational compliance, as well as remediation, restoration and reuse of impacted property.

Our Remediation Services team is looking for enthusiastic Environmental Graduates. AECOM Remediation Services has one of the largest environmental site investigation and assessment divisions in the U.S. with an unprecedented global footprint, serving clients in many sectors including property and development, oil and gas, industrial and manufacturing, transportation and the public sector. The team has a well-established network of specialists around the world which enriches the prospects for graduates, allow the learning of advanced technology applications and contribute to our best practice and strong safety culture.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

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

  • To coordinate field service subcontractors and fully supervise investigation and remediation activities.

  • To collect soil and groundwater samples/data during assessment and remedial action activities at various sites.

  • To coordinate with laboratories to secure appropriate analysis and in a timetable consistent with project requirements.

  • To compile and interpret field and analytical data into accurate and comprehensive conceptual site models.

  • To assist with the interpretation of data, including contaminated groundwater assessments to inform remediation design.

  • To ensure that health and safety issues are addressed throughout the life of a project.

  • To learn the AECOM quality management system and ensure its effective implementation by the team for all projects and proposals.

  • To consider and implement AECOM’s principles of environmental protection and sustainability within the context of the Remediation Services business.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • BS or BE degree (MSc or ME preferred) in Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Engineering, or Environmental Science.

  • Valid U.S. State Driver's License

  • U.S. citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Practical understanding of geological and hydrogeological concepts

  • Environmental chemistry knowledge

  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications.

  • Willingness and ability to work outdoors in sometimes challenging conditions.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, comfortable liaising with clients, colleagues, and sub-contractors alike.

  • Flexible with working hours and locations, frequent travel within 1 – 2 hrs drive of home office and occasionally further afield.

  • Willingness and ability to learn and rapidly master new tasks.

  • Strong research and report writing ability.

  • Strong quantitative skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills (in English); fluency in other languages is an advantage.

  • Strong quality and time management.

  • Self-starter, develops and delivers work under own initiative.

  • Solid attention to detail and thorough approach to work.

  • Commercial awareness for business development, marketing, and proposal preparation.

  • Field investigation experience.

  • Experience collecting groundwater data and samples.

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. 229425BR

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.