We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Are you interested in a career working in the environmental field? This entry-level position in the Environment Business Line of AECOM offers a learning opportunity with a great team of Field Technicians, Geologists, Scientists, and Environmental Engineers. You’ll primarily be performing environmental field sampling duties for a long-term established chemical manufacturing client in Southern New Jersey.
Your work will also support other clients in the region and occasional travel may be required. You’ll apply your mechanical and problem-solving skills to an assortment of sampling and remediation projects. You will perform routine fieldwork as a trainee which includes a sampling of groundwater, soil, sediment, or surface water as part of environmental investigation and remediation projects as well as assisting in maintaining field equipment (vehicles, generators, pumps, field instruments).
You’ll document and report on your findings. You will receive hands-on training on the use of a variety of techniques and tools so that you can be effective in this independent field role. You’ll also learn proper documentation techniques for data collection, field logs, and safety practices. This is an entry-level position in a large, multi-disciplined environmental department. The candidate will be given the opportunity to cross-train and expand his/her skills on additional project assignments based on performance and experience background.
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team 47,000 strong driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
+ :High School Diploma or GED equivalent
+ Must be able to travel to various field site locations utilizing a personal, or in some cases, an AECOM company vehicle
+ Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
+ Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check.
+ Must pass pre-employment drug screen.
+ Must attend and pass 40-hour OSHA training and physical.
+ Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, noise and/or chemicals. Frequent lifting equipment or objects weighing 45 pounds or less without assistance. Occasional repetitive bending & stooping to take ground measurements and other record reading as assigned. Frequently moving to numerous locations on the site to conduct environment sampling tasks. Occasional power gripping/squeezing hand tools and levers to perform maintenance, inspection or reading such as removing nuts and bolts on filters or well covers. Occasionally working with arms above shoulder level, climbing stairs, and using portable ladders to perform maintenance, inspection, or readings.Position requires wearing associated personal protective equipment, including, but not limited to safety glasses/goggles, gloves, safety shoes/boots, hard hat, face shield, fall protection and hearing respiratory protection.
+ Proficient and knowledgeable with all types of groundwater sampling and gauging techniques (low flow purge, no purge, conventional).Proficient and knowledgeable with all types of groundwater and LNAPL treatment systems (pump and treat, soil vapor extraction, LNAPL skimming, dual phase extraction, etc.)Experience using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe
+ Experience communicating professionally and politely with coworkers and customers.
+ Previous experience working in outdoor environments without climate control.
+ Sponsorship Opportunities for US Employment Authorization are not available for this position.
+ Relocation Benefits are not available for this position.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
**Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.**
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
**Business Line:** Environment
**Business Group:** DCS
**Strategic Business Unit:** West
**Career Area:** Science