Field Project Specialist III - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - California, Santa Maria

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented and high-energized Field Project Specialist for the Central Coast in California. This remote opportunity will provides project management support to deliver projects within the established budget and time line. The Field Project Specialist is a key member of the project team, and participate in project development, and disseminate project information.

  • Provides technical oversight of subcontractor field teams performing fieldwork related to remedial construction and pipeline abandonment activities.

  • Provides guidance and direction to subcontractors when addressing complex project problems with respect to health and safety, scope of work tasks, schedule and regulatory compliance.

  • Assists the Sr. Construction Manager with managing all aspects of the fieldwork, including health and safety, data gathering, data reporting and internal communications with subcontractors and project manager.

  • Makes fieldwork decisions in accordance with established project plans, scope of work and subcontractor agreements.

  • Monitor and record fieldwork tasks completed, equipment onsite, subcontractor staff onsite, visitors onsite and sampling and permitting compliance.

  • Generate weekly and daily progress reports noting percent work complete, changes in scope of work, and/or fieldwork delays.

  • Assists with development of weekly work schedules and subcontractor resource assignments.

  • Implement changes to project schedules to ensure compliance with planned work activities, timelines, and completion of major milestones.

  • Monitor and coordinate with other project team members on scoping and executing fieldwork tasks.

  • Performs operation and maintenance activities on remedial treatment systems.

  • Perform fields sampling of soil, groundwater, and vapors in accordance to project requirements.

  • Performs project scoping site visits to develop bid packages.

At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019


With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM’s global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals – to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in engineering or any technical field + 4 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must have a strong understanding of the construction industry regulatory framework and health and safety protocols, procedures and reporting requirements.

  • Must have solid written, oral, and communication skills.

  • Must have strong organizational skills and ability to follow documentation procedures.

  • Must be a self-starter and able to drive project task forward with minimal supervision.

  • Must possess strong leadership skills and work well in a team environment.

  • Must have completed the 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER) training and/or have current 8-hour HAZWOPER refresher training.

  • Must have completed 8-hr HAZWOPER Supervisor 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 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. 243536BR

Additional Locations US - Bakersfield, CA - 5001 E Commercenter Dr

Virtual: 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.