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Entry-Level Environmental Engineer - Remediation


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Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Entry-Level Civil/Environmental Engineer to join our Remediation team based in our Clifton, NJ office. We are seeking candidates who wish to establish a career in civil or environmental engineering. The successful candidate will collaborate with a diverse team of technical professionals on environmental investigation and remediation projects across New Jersey and New York.

This position requires excellent written and spoken communication skills, organizational and time management skills, flexibility to work in the office or field, and a positive attitude. The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate effectively with members of the project team, clients, site personnel and office management, and have the ability to work both independently and as a part of a project team. Note this role may require travel outside of the Clifton, NJ area (from days to weeks) to support projects as needed across the United States.

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

  • Provide reliable, flexible engineering services in the field and office.
  • Perform work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule under supervision.
  • Develop knowledge of job-specific federal, state, and local laws and regulations and assigned job specifications.
  • Assist with the preparation of design drawings and specifications, technical reports, and basic design calculations under supervision.
  • Perform routine fieldwork working under supervision. Field work may include soil, sediment, surface water and/or groundwater sampling, operation and maintenance of remedial systems, remedial construction oversight including subcontractor management, and design site visits.
  • Collect and analyze data under supervision.
  • Provide field sketches and coordinate/prepare figures and drawings using GIS and CAD.
  • Receive, review, and return contractor documents for engineer’s review (submittals/requests for information (RFIs)/change orders).
  • Prepare cost estimates using existing databases and requesting vendor quotes.
  • Prepare detailed project schedules using Microsoft Project or similar software.
  • Attend meetings and report on project tasks as needed.
  • Utilize computer software to solve basic engineering problems.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering.
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License required to visit project sites, clients, and other AECOM offices.
  • As a condition of employment, selected candidate must pass a Motor Vehicle Records review.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with an engineering consulting firm or government agency.
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification.
  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certification.
  • Basic knowledge of other industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, GIS, Bluebeam).
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook).

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
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AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

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You will have 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.

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.

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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.