Environmental Scientist I - Military veterans preferred

2021-11-25
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


Midland
Michigan
United States

United States of America - Michigan, Midland

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Environmental Scientist for employment in the Midland, Michigan project office.

This position is expected to begin in January 2022.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunities 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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started

Imagine working on challenging and 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 to bring the best value to our clients. Aspire to be a key player supporting our best-in-class clients on projects that provide career development opportunities alongside a strong, collaborative team.

Job Overview:

Job responsibilities may include, but not be limited to:

  • Manage the outsourcing of analytical samples collected by sampling technicians for environmental compliance;

  • Evaluation of analytical data for quality control, quality assurance;

  • Application and maintenance of data management software (i.e. LIMs) and maintenance of electronic tools that support the functionality of the data management software;

  • Collect and enter data and apply technical principles and theories to assist in interpreting and analyzing data;

  • Record, analyze, and report data in a timely manner;

  • Review analytical reports from contract laboratories;

  • Build relationships with contract laboratory contacts to communicate expectations for routine and non-routine analysis;

  • Follow proper archiving and document retention and management procedures;

  • Work as an engaged team member through weekly collaboration and group meetings to understand analytical and resource needs and challenges;

  • Demonstrate personal initiative in proactively meeting all the technical, safety, and document management requirements of the job;

  • Commit to continuous learning to keep up with changes in protocols, regulations, and technology;

  • Independently initiate work activities in alignment with project priorities and work through problems to produce quality results; and

  • Perform fieldwork including environmental sampling work (e.g., groundwater, wastewater, soil, soil-gas sampling).

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science, or another science-related field.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required due to the nature of the work.

  • Valid U.S. driver's license and clean driving record

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security pre-employment background check

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

  • Must meet requirements for entry into client chemical manufacturing facility including:

  • Pass pre-employment and random substance abuse testing.

  • Site-specific training

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with performing organic analysis with the capability of same day/next day results;

  • Analytical testing (analyzing, data workup/reporting, changing out liquid N2, and instrument maintenance)

  • Experience with environmental sampling techniques

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Understanding of safety data sheets.

  • Strong chemistry knowledge

  • Understanding of RCRA regulations

  • Detail-oriented

  • Accessible, flexible, and responsive outside of “normal” working hours to support non-routine events or project needs;

  • Fully engaged to work as part of a Team.

  • Strong communicator

  • Disciplined and self-driven to meet project deadlines

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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. 258287BR

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.