AECOM Entry Level Environmental Scientist in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

United States of America - Massachusetts, Chelmsford

Job Summary

AECOM's Chelmsford, MA office is currently seeking an Environmental Technician/Scientist to support the data management and field operations of ongoing air quality monitoring projects. This field/office role will operate/support, maintain, calibrate, and troubleshoot state of the art and purpose-built monitoring and sampling equipment. This person will remotely support projects across the US as well as make periodic site visits for the purpose of maintenance and repair of the equipment. This full-time role works independently under the oversight of the assigned Environmental Scientists and Project Managers. Some weekend hours required.

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

  • Conduct sampling, data collection, and field documentation duties in coordination with task and project managers, and on-site field staff.

  • Operate air monitoring and sampling equipment. Develop staging and mobilization/scheduling plans, logistical plans and equipment inventories for field sampling events.

  • Develop and maintain instrumentation QA/QC data sheets and field logs.

  • Prepare field journal entries. Maintain photo-documentation and compile field data for reporting purposes.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must possess Environmental Science Degree.

  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year of related work experience.

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/ clients are security sensitive.

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record.

  • Candidate must be able to meet the medical clearance requirements of an OSHA (HAZWOPER) medical surveillance physical examination.

  • Flexibility to travel.

  • Excellent work ethic and team-player attitude.

  • Strong attention to detail, with proven ability to follow specific instructions.

  • An ability to effectively express his or herself orally and in writing to other project staff.

  • Basic computer skills; Microsoft Office applications.

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, dryness, noise, and dust; position requires frequent standing/walking and keyboard/mouse operations; often lifting of less than 25 pounds and performing repetitive or fine hand movements; occasional lifting of 25-50 pounds, and; rare repetitive bending & stooping, climbing stairs, using portable ladders (weight must be 300 lbs or less), environment of heavy, moving, dangerous equipment, and work alone in isolated/remote areas. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

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. 204453BR

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.