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AECOM Junior Civil/Environmental Engineer in Los Angeles, California

United States of America - California, Los Angeles

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Junior Civil/Environmental Engineer for employment in the Los Angeles, CA office to work with industry leading experts on some of the most challenging and complex projects in Southern California. We seek candidates with 0 to 3 years of experience with an education in environmental and/or civil engineering to support environmental assessment and remediation of contaminated properties, including abandoned, idled, or underused industrial or commercial properties, local and state government facilities, infrastructure projects, and environmental justice projects. AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

This position is expected to begin August 2020.

Typical assignments and tasks involve environmental assessments, engineering feasibility studies, remediation system designs, system installations, and operation and maintenance for impacted soil, soil vapor, and groundwater. Additional work may include regulatory permitting, waste management, storm water engineering, and related environmental engineering tasks. The successful candidate will possess a strong technical education, professional behavior, and a strong desire to excel and learn from some of the best in the industry. Your assignments are designed to build analytical and design skills and experience to allow you to qualify for the California Professional Engineer License exam. Working under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

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

  • Performing environmental site inspections, conducts remediation system operation and maintenance, and collects soil, soil gas, and groundwater samples.

  • Collecting and analyzing remediation system performance data.

  • Helping to identify and correct field related issues through recommendations based on industry standards and engineering investigations.

  • Coordinating and overseeing various types of subcontractors for activities such as subsurface investigations and excavations, earth moving construction and construction-related activities, tank removals and equipment and piping installations.

  • Assisting with the preparation of environmental engineering plans and reports, feasibility studies, operation and maintenance plans, construction specifications, engineering cost estimates, and construction drawings for various types of environmental projects.

  • Creating designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings under the supervision of a professional engineer.

  • Evaluating and interpreting regulatory requirements, prepares permit applications and plans, and oversees regulatory compliance activities.

  • Using computer software to solve basic engineering problems.

  • Communicating findings and recommendations both verbally and in writing to both professional and lay persons.

  • Performing other related duties as required.

Note: Sponsorship assistance will not be available for this role.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering.

  • A valid California Class "C" driver's license or equivalent at time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong mathematics and computer skills, especially Excel.

  • Previous environmental engineering experience.

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification.

  • Engineer-in-Training Certificate.

  • Experience with environmental site characterization, data collection, and remediation system design and operation.

  • Field experience including soil gas/soil/groundwater sampling.

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 Engineering - Civil

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 239008BR

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.