AECOM Environmental Technician in Freeport, Texas

Business Line Environment

Position Title Environmental Technician

United States of America - Texas


Job Summary

The Environmental Technician works under the direct supervision of experienced technicians and with engineers, scientists or other environmental technicians to perform the following:

  • Collect soil, sediments, concrete, asphalt and other solids samples to determine chemical composition and any contamination.

  • Collect water/liquid samples from streams and lakes, or raw, semi-processed or processed water, industrial waste water, or water from other sources to assess contamination.

  • Collect samples of gases and meteorological data to assist in evaluation of air pollutants.

  • Inspect and maintain equipment for groundwater well purging or sampling, for air, vapor, or water sample collection.

  • Assist in performing quantitative and qualitative analyses according to prescribed standards to determine characteristics or composition of solid, liquid, or gaseous materials and substances.

  • Prepare and ship environmental samples to analytical laboratories, including sample labeling and the completion of chain of custody forms.

  • Prepare samples for testing, record data, and prepare summaries and charts for review.

  • Prepare proper documentation of analysis and provide status report on equipment and services performed.

  • Label and package hazardous/universal waste or coordinate disposal and transport hazardous waste.

  • Contribute positively to health, safety, environmental and quality programs by performing work safely and adhering to all safety standards and protocols.

  • Provides superior customer service by performing task on time and within budget.

  • Maintains open lines of communication with office management and staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 2+ years’ experience in a petro chemical environment.

  • Basic understanding and knowledge of the equipment and technology used to gather samples and information from the field.

  • Verbal and written communication skills; able to interface directly with project stakeholders.

  • Organization skills, attention to detail in recording field data.

  • 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.

  • Must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test and random drug screens.

  • Must possess valid Driver’s license

  • Due to nature and location of work, United States Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate Degree

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software to create reports

  • 40 hour HAZ Materials Handling Training

  • TWIC card holder

  • Basic Plus training

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Sciences

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 177960BR

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.