AECOM Environmental Scientist in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Business Line Environment

Position Title Environmental Scientist

United States of America - Pennsylvania


Job Summary

The Environment Business Line of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented, self starter Environmental Scientist for immediate employment in the Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, office.

The successful candidate can look forward to being part of the AECOM Environmental Business Line in Pennsylvania. The Environmental Business Line currently offers the full range of environmental consulting services to federal, state and local government and private clients. Current staff within the group represents a wide variety of scientific disciplines including environmental engineers, geologists, biologists, chemists, wetland specialists, planners and other environmental scientists.

The selected candidate will provide support to the Environmental Business for related environmental services in the oil and gas retail market sector. Successful candidate will be performing field geologist functions for environmental investigations and remediation activities at retail gas station sites in southern New Jersey in accordance with the New Jersey Site Remediation Program. Successful candidate will also assist in the preparation of environmental reports.

This is a junior position in a large, multi-disciplined environmental department. Candidate will be given the opportunity to cross-train and expand his/her skills on additional project assignments based on performance and educational background.

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

  • Sampling of various media including soil, groundwater, surface water and soil gas

  • Installation of groundwater monitoring wells and vapor monitoring points

  • Oversight of subcontractors performing various tasks

  • Completion of Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) paperwork and observations

  • Development of site specific SHE Safety Plans

  • Data reduction and basic report preparation

  • Calibration of field instrumentation and documentation

  • Completion of lithologic descriptions of soils from drilling activities

  • Field preservation of samples in preparation for laboratory analysis

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Geology, Environmental Science or equivalent

  • 2+ years of experience

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Good oral and written communication skills required

  • Organizational skills a must

  • Ability to work well with others and comprehend instruction quickly

  • Multitasker, self-starter, dependable, detail-oriented

  • Ability to work long hours outdoors

  • Ability to travel up to 50% to various job sites within the U.S.

  • Pennsylvania Driver License in good standing

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Access and GIS programs

  • Experience with New Jersey Site Remediation Program

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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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. 186917BR

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.