Chemist - Military veterans preferred

2021-09-10
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Raleigh
North Carolina
United States

United States of America - North Carolina, Raleigh

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Chemist for employment in Raleigh, North Carolina. This person will be working with and in support of project managers and project assistants.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Utilize scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope

  • Collect and enter data, and apply technical principles and theories

  • Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance

  • Work with minimal supervision

  • Perform data review and validation for multi-media data

  • Ensure project-specific data requirements are met

  • Support field efforts by preparing sampling plans and field documentation

  • Manage data flow from the laboratory to final reporting

  • Research environmental laboratory practices and methodologies

  • Prepare proposals, procures, and oversee laboratory services and invoice approvals

  • Conduct field and laboratory technical system audits

  • Prepare technical reports and papers

  • Coordinate with end user to define data quality requirements and to help assure that data are usable and meet end-use objectives

About AECOM

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

DCSA—Environment

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 + 4 years of relevant experience

  • Due to the nature of the work, U.S. citizenship is required

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of chemistry principles

  • Working knowledge of instrumentation used for environmental analysis (i.e. GC/MS, ICP, GC-ECD, IC, etc.)

  • Proficient in standard office computer applications and software, to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access

  • Position requires analytical and interpersonal skills, and solid planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Understanding of the Department of Defense (DoD) Quality Systems Manual and the ability to interpret analytical data packages for compliance with analytical protocols and quality assurance project plans is desired

  • Ability to obtain 40 hour HAZWOPER training

  • Required to intermittently drive company or rental vehicles for work

  • Master’s degree in Chemistry or other related field

  • Prior experience in laboratory or environmental chemistry

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. 254730BR

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.