AECOM Entry Level Environmental Scientist/Engineer in Anchorage, Alaska
United States of America - Alaska, Anchorage
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Environmental Engineer/ Scientist for employment in the Anchorage, Alaska office. Responsibilities of this position will include executing projects involving environmental investigation and remediation services including performing field studies and analyses, regulatory research, drilling and sampling, creating spreadsheets, and compiling and writing reports and other documents. 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.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
To help coordinate field service subcontractors and initiate ground investigation works.
To collect soil and groundwater samples/data during assessment and remedial action activities at various sites
To coordinate with laboratories to secure appropriate analysis and in a timetable consistent with project requirements
To compile and interpret field and analytical data into accurate and comprehensive conceptual site models
To assist with the interpretation of data, including human health and groundwater risk assessments to inform mitigation measures and remediation design
To ensure that health and safety issues are addressed throughout the life of a project
To learn the AECOM quality management system and ensure its effective implementation by the team for all projects and proposals
To consider and implement AECOM’s principles of environmental protection and sustainability within the context of the Remediation Services business
BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Valid U.S. Driver's License
BSc degree in Geology or / Hydrogeology / Contaminated Land / Environmental Engineering / Environmental Science and a strong undergraduate degree in a science or engineering based subject.
OSHA 40 Hour Hazwoper training
Working knowledge of MS Office applications.
Willingness and ability to work outdoors in sometimes challenging conditions.
Good interpersonal and communication skills, comfortable liaising with clients, colleagues and sub-contractors alike.
Flexible with working hours and locations, occasionally further afield.
Willingness and ability to learn and rapidly master new tasks.
Strong research and report writing (including web based research).
Excellent written and verbal skills (in English); fluency in other languages is an advantage.
Strong quality and time management.
Self-starter, develops and delivers work under own initiative.
Ability to work in diverse teams
Solid attention to detail and thorough approach to work.
Field investigation experience.
Understanding of contaminated land assessment.
Some experience of working in a corporate environment (within or outside of environmental consultancy).
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 Administrative Support / Secretarial
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 233235BR
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.