United States of America - Texas, Austin
AECOM is seeking a Ambient Air Quality Assurance Specialist to be based in Austin, TX. This position is expected to start May 2020. 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:
Travel for field assignments to conduct quality assurance audits for ambient air monitoring networks
Generate and explain summary results
Assist in writing reports and proposals
Collaborate with team members to troubleshoot and solve instrument problems
Act as a resource to clients in order to answer technical questions and address appropriate issues
Calibrate, maintain, and repair air monitoring instrumentation and equipment
Prepare gas standards for laboratory and field use
Assist with research, data analysis, and report writing
Interact with field staff, clients, URS managers, and government agencies
Entry-level position; may not require previous experience.
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Engineering, or related science
Must have and maintain a valid Driver's License
Must pass routine and random drug screenings, as required by client
Must pass DOT Driver medical exam and be medically cleared to wear a respirator
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.
Experience using Microsoft Excel and Word
Knowledge in the practices required to generate valid scientific data
Able to work both independently and in a project team environment
Ability to record test data legibly, completely, and accurately
Aptitude for operation and maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment
Ability to recognize hazards and work safely in an industrial setting
Show initiative and interest in professional development
Possess good written and verbal communication skills.
Must be willing and able to work outdoors year-round, climb ladders and stairs, and work at elevated heights.
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. 235667BR
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.