Environmental Scientist - Military veterans preferred

2020-10-07
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Norfolk
Virginia
United States

United States of America - Virginia, Norfolk

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an Environmental Scientist to work out of the AECOM office located in Norfolk, VA. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and able to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision. He or she will interact extensively with internal and external clients, requiring strong oral and written communication skills. The position will involve extensive fieldwork, both managing and self-performing assigned tasks. Following field assignments, the employee will be responsible for compiling and analyzing data and report writing.

Responsibilities will include but may not be limited to the following:

  • Scheduling and safely implementing field tasks on time and within budget

  • Providing multi-media environmental support for compliance with applicable regulations, permits, and plans

  • Conducting site inspections to ensure ongoing construction and related activities comply with all environmental requirements

  • Identifying potential compliance issues and providing recommendations for corrective actions

  • Preparing technical reports to document field activities and recommendations

  • Communicating effectively with Client, Project Manager, and construction contractors

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.S. degree or higher education in Environmental Science, Geology, or Chemistry

  • 5-10 years of experience

  • Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector certification

  • Construction or oversight experience a plus

  • HAZWOPER 40-hour training a plus

  • Land Disturbance/Grading Permits including Erosion & Sediment Control Plans

  • Virginia Stormwater Management Program Construction Storm Water General Permit and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

  • Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans

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. 236462BR

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.