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Entry-level Environmental Scientist

Aecom
Orange, CA 92866

United States of America - California, Orange

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Environmental Scientist for employment in the Orange, CA office. Currently AECOM prepares environmental impact assessments for surface, air and marine transportation, transit, water, power, oil and gas, and land development projects. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and be highly client service focused. Most importantly, the candidate must have a positive attitude and a passion for learning and developing their skills as a planner.

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:

  • Entry-level position in AECOMs Environment Business Line within the Environmental, Health & Safety and Air Quality (EHS-AQ) Technical Practice Area; position will report to one of the EHS-AQ offices in the West.

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior level team member on a variety of EHS-AQ projects, including but not limited to: environmental and air quality compliance plans and permitting , industrial hygiene investigations, environmental due diligence assessments, subsurface investigations, and hazardous material surveys.

  • 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.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Educational background (bachelors degree at minimum) in an environmental-related field (e.g. environmental science, industrial hygiene, environmental studies, etc.).

  • 0 to 2 years of environmental experience.

  • Must have a valid driver's license and the ability to safely drive extended distances.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Excellent technical writing and organizational skills

  • Good working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications, including MS Word, and Excel.

  • Ability to perform detail-oriented work.

  • Willingness/ability to be in the field and travel

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 persons potential, and well 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. 228033BR

Additional Locations US - Long Beach, CA - 3995 Via Oro Ave, US - San Diego, CA - 401 West A Street, US - Santa Maria, CA - 2400 Professional Parkway

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.

Posted: 2019-11-13 Expires: 2019-12-13

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