AECOM Environmental Scientist / Toxicologist in Atlanta, Georgia
Business Line Environment
Position Title Environmental Scientist / Toxicologist
United States of America - Georgia
AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Environmental Scientist / Toxicologist to join our team in the Atlanta, GA office.
The successful candidate can look forward to being part of the AECOM Environmental Business Line. The Environmental Business Line currently offers the full range of environmental consulting services to federal, state and local government and private clients. Current staff within the group represents a wide variety of scientific disciplines including environmental engineers, geologists, biologists, chemists, wetland specialists, planners and other environmental scientists.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Prepare environmental reports such as site conceptual models and manage tasks delegated by Project Managers, which may include bid solicitation, oversight of subcontractors and tracking of key performance indicators
Support AECOM practice of emerging contaminants and collaborate with AECOM academia partners on technology development and commercialization
Assist in meeting project and client requirements for quality, staff resources, scheduling, budgeting and reporting of assigned technology development tasks/projects
Support AECOM remediation practice leaders on developing emerging markets
Assist in AECOM treatability laboratory capability building and development
Collaborate and support remediation project managers and technical advisors on environmental site investigation and remediation
Support AECOM projects with responsibility to transition new technologies or tools from laboratory to project applications
Develop R&D proposals for technology development funding
Identify new technology and analytical tools for PFAS investigation and remediation
Bachelors Degree in Geology, Environmental Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Planning, Engineering or related field
4+ years of experience in the environmental consulting field
Excellent communication skills and ability to work within given deadlines
Ability to work within a team as well as an individual and capable of taking directions/constructive criticism
Strong background in new technology and analytical tools for PFAS investigation and remediation, particularly in electrochemical oxidation for PFAS treatment
Selected candidate will be required to complete 40 hour HAZWOPER training and/or annual 8 hour refresher class
Must be able to meet the medical clearance requirements of an OSHA (HAZWOPER) medical surveillance physical examination
Candidate must have strong analytical skills, be organized, be a team player, be a critical thinker, be a problem-solver and be self-motivated
Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test
Attention to detail and desire to complete quality work products
40-hr OSHA HAZWOPER training and all annual updates
Professional registration, license and/or certification, as applicable are a plus
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.
AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
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Job Category Sciences
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 165380BR