Senior Air Quality Emission Specialist - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Texas, Freeport

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced Senior Air Quality Emission Specialist for immediate employment in the Freeport TX office. The appropriately qualified applicant will apply their knowledge and experience in the Air Quality Department, specific to Source Testing. The Freeport, Texas group operates as part of the national AECOM Source Testing group. The AECOM Source Testing group is a nationally recognized air quality consulting team that provides stack testing services to clients, both nationally and internationally.

Responsibilities include but aren't limited to:

  • Be technically knowledgeable Methods 1 through 5, 6C, 7E, 10, 18, and 25A (40 CFR Part 60)

  • Support performance of Relative Accuracy Test Audits (RATA) for continuous emissions monitoring systems, testing for demonstration of compliance, testing for establishing operating limits, testing of flares, etc.

  • Conduct special air monitoring assignments as needed

  • Develop emissions monitoring plans in collaboration with clients and AECOM stack team

  • Provide leadership and coaching to junior level stack tester(s)

  • Plan and execute work assignments with limited instruction

  • Interact independently with client and regulatory personnel on routine tasks

  • Initiate changes to procedures and will support the implementation of procedures

  • Contribute positively to health, safety, environmental and quality programs by performing work safely and adhering to all safety standards and protocols

  • Collaborate and work as part of a team of scientists that provide air quality testing services

  • Calibrate, maintain, and operate air monitoring instrumentation and equipment

  • Collect, organize, and prepare data for reporting

  • Utilizes advanced scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies develop technical solutions to complex problems.

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, provincial and national regulations to ensure compliance. Work is performed with minimal direction.

  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Responsible for advanced duties and activities in their specialized functional area.

  • Conducts research and does investigation work as required.

  • Plans and organizes project studies.

  • Assists in the resolution of conflicting technical information and unsuitability of standard procedures.

  • Performs complex assignments often requiring the development of unique solutions to problems.

  • May oversee the work of less experienced scientists.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science or related field + 6 years of required experience or AA/AS + 8 years of required experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience in source emissions testing

  • Advanced understanding of the equipment and technology used to gather samples and information from the field

  • Verbal and written communication skills; able to interface directly with project stakeholders

  • Organization skills, attention to detail in recording field data

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software to create reports

  • Ability to perform bending, kneeling, standing, confined-space entry, lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to climb ladders, work at heights, and have a tolerance for working in outdoor environments, including prolonged walking or standing on various terrain in a wide range of weather conditions

  • Ability to wear an air-purifying respirator, as required by OSHA Standards.

  • Requires enrollment in the medical monitoring program requiring initial and annual physicals

  • Must be able to effectively work in a team environment, work in field assignments, such as refineries and chemical plants, and possess problem-solving skills and have a general mechanical aptitude

  • Must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test and random drug screens, and possess valid Driver’s license.

  • Experience in an industrial plant

  • 40-hr,or 8-hr refresher HAZWOPER training

  • TWIC card holder

  • Basic Plus training

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. 236004BR

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.