Environmental Scientist - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Montana, Billings

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking an experienced Environmental Scientist II with strong technical experience to work within a team to complete environmental investigation and remediation projects. We seek a technically proficient individual that has strong technical and team building skills, and demonstrated experience successfully supporting investigation and remediation of contaminated sites, including strong experience with developing conceptual site models (CSMs) that detail contaminant sources, nature and extent, migration pathways, and fate and transport mechanisms. A successful candidate must be able to write and convey thoughts and ideas in a clear, concise manner. Excellent communication, organization and prioritization skills will be necessary to work in our collaborative team-oriented offices; strong interpersonal skills are a must. The individual should have relevant technical background in environmental science, geology, or hydrogeology but may also consider physical sciences or engineering.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Support a wide range of environmental investigation and remediation projects under CERCLA, RCRA, and State jurisdictions.

  • Contribute directly to the preparation and review of technical project deliverables (e.g., work plans, remedial investigations, and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments).

  • Conduct soil, groundwater, and vapor intrusion sampling

  • Contribute on projects regarding technical approach, numerical analysis, cost estimation, planning, design, scheduling, quality control, and safety.

  • Job duties will involve both field work and office assignments with occasional overnight travel required.

  • Developing clear and defensible CSMs for complex sites.

  • Understanding of CERCLA, RCRA, state regulations, and waste management requirements

  • Developing UFP QAPP and other Federal project documents

  • Evaluating complex environmental data sets, including the use of modeling and statistics.

  • Preparing, work plans, and technical reports, and presentations for technical meetings with clients and regulators

  • Actively communicating with the technical team and Project Manager


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

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a relevant technical discipline, including but not limited to geology, hydrogeology, environmental science, or environmental engineering and 2 years of relevant experience as an environmental consultant, industry representative, or regulator versed in contaminated site investigation, remediation, and waste management.

  • Valid Driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree preferred and 3 years of relevant experience as an environmental consultant, industry representative, or regulator versed in contaminated site investigation, remediation, and waste management.

  • Strong team worker, flexible

  • Attention to detail and a thorough approach to work

  • Ability to multitask

  • Strong communication skills at all levels

  • Organized and able to work within a team of technical experts

  • Team player

  • Knowledge of Montana and Federal regulations

  • Experience with developing conceptual site models, and preparing remediation strategies

  • Experience completing contaminant fate and transport evaluation

  • Knowledge of vapor intrusion sampling methods and CSM development.

  • Experience developing and preparing reports for submittal and acceptance for technical clients and regulators.

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with clients and project team.

  • Ability to write and review complex technical documents, perform high level review and strategy

  • Ability to prepare graphics and reports that present complex technical matter in a clear and concise manner

  • Computer proficient in MS Office, and a variety of statistical programs helpful.

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. 248667BR

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.