Environmental Field Technician - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Washington, Seattle

Job Summary

AECOM’s Seattle office is currently seeking an experienced Environmental Field Technician in Seattle, WA. We seek a technically proficient individual that has strong field capabilities, including mechanical and troubleshooting skills, and can convey and document activities and observations 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.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate with task and project managers, with on-site subcontractors and field staff, support sampling, data collection, and field documentation.

  • Perform soil, sediment, vapor, surface water and groundwater sampling, and monitoring well gauging

  • Collect soil, water, and vapor samples using approved sampling plans and industry accepted methods. Document work with detailed field notes.

  • Perform operations and maintenance (O&M) of environmental remediation systems

  • Operation of field instrumentation

  • Oversee work and safety of contractors.

  • Perform construction oversight

  • Perform work both within large field teams or independently

  • Ability to maintain sample chain of custody and ship samples, as required

  • Collect and tabulate scientific data

  • Complete daily field reports documenting sampling, monitoring, O&M, and construction management activities

  • Perform Site Safety Officer duties

  • Perform other duties as assigned


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

  • 4+ years professional experience

  • Valid Driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Industrial and Oil & Gas clients preferred

  • Ability to travel and work remotely as required

  • Excellent mechanical aptitude and background

  • Self-motivated, able to follow through with challenging field and office assignments

  • Experience with pneumatic and electric submersible pumps, basics of electric control panels, and conveyance piping

  • Ability to operate various hand tools and lifting equipment up to 50 lbs

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Effective organizational skills; time management skills; flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse project tasks; an eagerness to acquire new skills and meet new challenges

  • Ability to manage subcontractors

  • Ability to work well in a project team and a fast paced environment

  • Attention to detail on field notes and data quality

  • Excellent attention to Health and Safety

  • HAZWOPER 40 Training

  • Experience working on active industrial and petroleum facilities preferred

  • Experience working with and maintaining groundwater and soil vapor extraction remediation systems

  • Transportation Worker Identification Card

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. 252335BR

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.