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Environmental Engineer


Company Description

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There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking a self-motivated experienced Engineer for our Houston, TX area, however the candidate could be located in the Baton Rouge, LA area as well. In this important position, the successful candidate will support Project Managers in the planning, project or task management and supervision of environmental compliance tasks, complex field tasks, including site investigations, drilling oversight, soil and groundwater sample collection, and related work. The candidate will also provide office support for project management, environmental permitting, regulatory compliance, data management and technical evaluation, and report preparation for a wide range of multidisciplinary environmental projects.

This position holds significant growth potential to be a Project Manager or Technical Lead, therefore, the ideal candidate must be able to work independently and productively in a collaborative team-environment, foster team building through inclusion and mentorship, display a high level of organization and communication, and demonstrate a strong desire to learn from Project Managers.

Responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Field-based task oversight of environmental investigation and remediation projects.

  • Field-based task oversight of environmental compliance sampling activities.

  • Oversee and lead well installation and sampling tasks.

  • Support development of environmental permit applications.

  • Project Management tasks including budgeting, schedule and scope development and tracking

  • Data management, evaluation and report writing with experience drafting environmental investigation reports.

  • Qualified candidates must be comfortable with periodic travel throughout the TX and LA area.

  • Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, demonstrated ability to mentor junior staff, and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative.

  • Excellent oral and written communication.

This position requires both office and field work; the successful candidate should expect up to 40% commitment overseeing field work and mentoring junior staff.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Geology, Engineering, Science or related field, and (4) Four years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Valid driver's license

  • This position will require the candidate to a pre-employment assessments.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6 years of experience in environmental consulting

  • PE or PG certification

  • Project Management experience

  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training

Additional Information

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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.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

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.

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