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AECOM Environmental Scientist in Pickering, Ontario

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM's Environment team in Ontario is looking for an Environmental Scientist . This is a full-time role based out of the Pickering or Markham Office with the majority of time spent conducting field/reporting activities in Port Hope .

You’ll be part of our growing team, using your skills to support the implementation of one of the landmark remediation projects in Canada. Your work will directly support the Remediation Verification program following the removal of Low-Level Radioactive Waste with growth opportunities for various roles within the project. The position will require working outdoors and in a field office setting.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Field tasks:

  • Monitor excavations including scanning and sample completed excavations and characterize soils.

  • Check and maintain a range of equipment (e.g., radiological instruments, GPS, and XRF).

  • Assist in the resolution of issues and assess whether more or less remediation is required.

  • General field inspection and field survey.

  • Construction/remediation contractor field oversight and hazard assessments.

Office tasks:

  • Review past information to assess gaps in information and develop a sampling plan.

  • Input data, conduct quality reviews of data (e.g. GIS), and independently preparing reports.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Environmental Geoscience, Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Studies, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in consulting or construction.

  • Eligible for licensing as a Registered Professional Engineer or Geoscientist in Ontario is considered an asset.

  • Valid Driver's License is required to visit project sites, clients, and other AECOM offices.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The range for this position is $50,000 to $60,000.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10103543

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: On-Site