AECOM Entry-Level Environmental Scientist in Saint Louis, Missouri
United States of America - Missouri, Saint Louis
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Environmental Scientist for employment in the St. Louis, MO office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate willingness to work in the field at least 80% of the work week with the remaining time spent in the office working on projects related primarily to environmental assessment and remediation. Employee must be able to work in a team/group setting as well as individually, depending on the project. Employee must have excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and oral. Some short-term travel may be required to project locations out of town. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging 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.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Conducting and overseeing in the field, activities related to environmental assessment and remediation of sites impacted with petroleum products, drycleaner solvents, and/or other hazardous substances at private, state, local and federal facilities.
Tasks include overseeing drilling of wells and soil borings, overseeing excavation of contaminated soils, collection of soil and groundwater samples, and other field-related tasks.
Assisting project managers in preparing analytical summary tables, assessment reports and with developing environmental site assessment and remediation strategies for contaminated sites, and preparation of draft and final plans and reports for agency approval
Utilizes basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope.
Collects and enters data, and applies technical principles and theories.
Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
Entry-level position; may not require previous experience.
- BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, 0-2 years’ experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering or Geology
General knowledge of field environmental sampling techniques
Experience with AutoCAD
Effective communication skills, verbal and written
40 Hour HAZWOPER certification
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Lift (>30 lbs.)
Ability to obtain the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
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. 216514BR
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.