AECOM Environmental Scientist III in Norfolk, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Norfolk

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Environmental Scientist III for immediate employment at the AECOM Norfolk, VA office.

The duties and responsibilities of this job include but are not limited to:

  • Scheduling and safely implementing field tasks and reporting on time and within budget

  • Conducting site inspections for environmental compliance and providing recommendations for corrective actions

  • Performing Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessments, Wetland Delineations, ESC inspections, and/or providing technical multi-media environmental support for compliance with applicable regulations, permits, and plans

  • Preparing technical reports to document field activities, analytical results, and recommendations

  • Communicating effectively with Client, Project Manager, and construction contractors

  • Utilizes scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

  • Requires general familiarity within a broad field of scientific knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines/fields.

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

  • Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

  • Solves problems by use of combinations of standard procedures, modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.

  • Participates in planning required to achieve prescribed objectives.

  • Conducts analysis and investigation work obtained from a variety of sources.

  • Performs inspections and tests to ensure compliance.

  • Participates in developing corrective measures and procedures. Formulates hypothesis, performs research and makes recommendation.

Minimum Requirements

  • B.S. degree or higher education in Environmental Science, Geology, or Chemistry

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, and Microsoft applications

  • 5+ years progressively responsible experience in environmental science/consulting role

  • Knowledge of environmental regulations and requirements

  • Working knowledge of Virginia Stormwater Management Program Construction Storm Water General Permit and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP);

  • Knowledge of Land Disturbance/Grading Permits including Erosion & Sediment Control Plans;

  • Experience with Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) VWP Permit for Stream and Wetland impacts;Corps of Engineers Section 404 Permit for Stream and Wetland impacts;

  • Knowledge of Conditional Use or Special Use Permits;

  • Experience with Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans;

  • Experience in Emergency Planning Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) – Tier I/II reporting requirements;Clean Water Act (CWA) requirements;

  • Knowledge of Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) – Solid and Hazardous Waste;

  • Ability to research and interpret applicable laws and regulations applicable to a specific site or situation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector and/or Stormwater Inspector Certification

  • HAZWOPER 40-hr and current 8-hr Refresher Training

  • OSHA 10-hr Construction training

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. 199157BR

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.