AECOM Senior Scientist - Air Quality in Austin, Texas
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Position Title Senior Scientist - Air Quality
United States of America - Texas
AECOM Design Consulting Services Division is hiring a Senior Scientist to join the Austin, TX office for immediate employment. This position will be part of the Air Measurements Section within the Central Region. The section, which is responsible for a wide range of air-measurements work, consists of>50 team members ranging in experience from 1 to over 35 years of experience with plans to grow in numbers and talent. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate a full understanding of source emissions testing and fundamentals of analytical chemistry.
Responsibilities of this position will include executing and assisting with managing projects involving source emissions testing and consulting services including: leading field teams, sample collection and recovery, emissions calculations, and compiling and writing reports and other documents.
The candidate will assist with successfully conducting projects for industrial and public clients meeting cost, schedule, and quality objectives. The candidate will participate in project teams and coordinate with other AECOM offices doing similar work to share knowledge, and participate in targeted business development activities.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Conduct field testing
Interface with clients and regulators
Complete projects on time and accurately
Promote and demonstrate a positive, team-oriented attitude
Perform quality checks on other team members' technical work products
Lead the preparation of health and safety plans, test plans, and reports
Apply principles of chemistry and measurement science to solve environmental problems
Apply knowledge of applicable health and safety requirements and environmental concerns
Perform Methods 1 through 5 and 18 (40 CFR Part 60)
Support performance of Relative Accuracy Test Audits (RATA) for continuous emissions monitoring systems, testing for demonstration of compliance, testing for establishing operating limits, testing of flares, etc.
Conduct special air monitoring assignments as needed
Plan and execute work assignments with limited instructions
Assist incineration plant operations and maintenance person as needed
Contribute positively to health, safety, environmental and quality programs by performing work safely and adhering to all safety standards and protocols
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science, or similar degree
10+ years of experience including 7 years of source testing experience and/or industrial process laboratory experience and 2 years of project management experience
Ability to perform bending, kneeling, standing, confined-space entry, and lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 lbs
Ability to climb ladders, work at heights, and have a tolerance for working in outdoor environments, including prolonged walking or standing on various terrain in a wide range of weather conditions
Ability to wear an air-purifying respirator, as required by OSHA Standards.
Requires enrollment in the medical monitoring program requiring initial and annual physicals
Experience with source testing task management, including contributing to proposals, communicating with clients, working in project teams, coordinating technical tasks, and writing reports
Must have strong organizational and time management skills
Must have strong written and oral communication, quantitative, and interpersonal skills
Must have strong work ethic and professional demeanor
Independent thinker with a strategic mindset while being detail oriented and able to work as part of a team
Candidate must be proactive on projects and demonstrate initiative
Proficient use of PC- based applications (MS Word and Excel) and good typing skills
Must possess valid Driver’s license
Due to the nature and location of work, United States Citizenship is required
Industrial process laboratory experience
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Job Category Sciences
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 185572BR
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.