Entry Level Air Quality Scientist - Military veterans preferred

2019-12-04
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Chelmsford
Massachusetts
United States

United States of America - Massachusetts, Chelmsford

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Air Quality Scientist for employment in the Chelmsford, MA office to support the data management and field operations of ongoing air quality monitoring projects. This field/office role will operate/support, maintain, calibrate, and troubleshoot state of the art and purpose-built monitoring and sampling equipment. This person will remotely support projects across the US as well as make periodic site visits for the purpose of maintenance and repair of the equipment. This full-time role works independently under the oversight of the assigned Environmental Scientists and Project Managers. Some weekend hours required.

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:

  • 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.

Minimum Requirements

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

  • Must possess Environmental Science Degree.

  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year of related work experience

  • 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 travel.

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, and/or ArcGIS software suites is a plus

  • 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

  • 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

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 Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 230268BR

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.