AECOM Environmental Scientist in Arlington - VA, Virginia
United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA
Seeking an experienced and hard-working Environmental Scientist to support a wide variety of environmental project efforts. Work ranges from regulatory compliance and policy analysis to field work involving site characterization and risk management recommendations. Evaluated existing Federal PMO staff for availability and none available. Employee must be US citizen to support Department of Defense projects.
The appropriately qualified applicant will demonstrate experience and working knowledge of environmental regulatory requirements, environmental science principles, and site characterization methods.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Support planning and executing projects for the DoD in the areas of environmental compliance and/or cleanup.
Provide administrative support to technical projects
Perform environmental regulatory research and analysis
Develop and implement environmental solutions and best management practices; and support environmental planning activities (e.g., project files, meeting support, and conference support)
Interface with clients to identify technical requirements
Write work planning documents (e.g., UFP-QAPP) and technical reports
Perform field work including sampling and data collection at project sites, often requiring extended travel
Participate in teams of scientists and technicians in execution of project tasks
Analyze data sets, draw conclusions, and develop risk management recommendations
Manage personal workloads; apprising project managers of progress and obstacles, and presenting project outputs for final delivery
Meet required schedules while producing quality work
Work independently with minimal supervision and complete multiple tasks under tight deadlines
Work both in a team environment and without supervision
Strong work ethic and professional demeanor
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in environmental science, chemistry, geology, or related science field with 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
Must be able to pass OSHA required medical physical.
Must be a US Citizen capable of passing a National Agency Check.
Must have a valid driver's license
Demonstrate familiarity of federal environmental laws and regulations as they apply to the mission and installations within the Department of Defense (e.g., Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation Liability Act.
Demonstrate ability to conduct field measurement activities accordance with established protocols
Initial 40-hour HAZWOPER certification and current annual 8-hour refresher training
30-hour OSHA Construction Safety training
Experience conducting surface water and ground water sampling
Familiarization developing Conceptual Site Models
Experience planning and conducting CERCLA site inspections and remedial investigations
Experience and working knowledge of military munitions regulatory and explosives safety policy requirements
Experience writing MMRP Remedial Investigation/Remedial Action documents (e.g., Work Plans, Explosive Site Plans, Explosive Safety Submission, interpreting geophysical & MC sampling results, writing RI, FS, PP, DD)
Military experience and familiarity with relevant military facilities and organizations
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. 219160BR
Clearance Required 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.