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AECOM Environmental Scientist in Charlotte, North Carolina

United States of America - North Carolina, Charlotte

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an Environmental Scientist for the EHS Team in Charlotte, NC office Location. The ideal candidate must be able to work in a team environment to solve environmental issues and problems. Responsibilities will include analysis of existing information, performing field activities, preparing reports and documents, working within interdisciplinary teams, mentoring junior staff, performing work to scope, schedule and budget, and related activities for the EHS practice. As such, strong writing, analytical, word processing, and computer skills are required. The work may include Phase I/II environmental assessments, Industrial Hygiene assessments, construction/demolition/remediation oversight, environmental resource analyses, environmental compliance applicability studies and/or audits, and/or Environmental Management System (EMS) program administration.

Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Utilizes advanced scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies develop technical solutions to complex problems.

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, provincial and national regulations to ensure compliance. Work is performed with minimal direction.

  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Responsible for advanced duties and activities in their specialized functional area.

  • Conducts research and does investigation work as required.

  • Plans and organizes project studies.

  • Assists in the resolution of conflicting technical information and unsuitability of standard procedures.

  • Performs complex assignments often requiring the development of unique solutions to problems.

  • May oversee the work of less experienced scientists.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA or BS in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Geology, or Engineering

  • 8+ years of experience in remediation, compliance, or environmental due diligence related projects

  • Environmental fieldwork and analysis or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, skills, knowledge, abilities and experience.

  • Hazardous waste operations and emergency response (HAZWOPER) training & certification

  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects, as well as provide technical review support for related project work

  • Must be able to work independently, as well as in a team environment

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Geology, or Engineering

  • 8+ years of experience in multi-site environmental due diligence portfolios

  • 8+ years of experience in preparation of stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPP)

  • 8+ years of experience in preparation of spill prevention, control and countermeasure (SPCC) plans

  • 8+ years of experience conduction asbestos inspections, HazMat surveys, and/or industrial hygiene studies

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. 219052BR

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations

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