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Environmental Engineer II


Company Description

How will you make your mark?

At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean water enables communities to thrive and ecosystems to flourish, contributing to a resilient future. As a global leader in infrastructure consulting, we are at the forefront of significant water projects, with over 6,000 of the industry’s best minds driving innovation and technical excellence. Together, we develop solutions that are not only best in the world, but best for the world.

With an acceleration in infrastructure investment, your bold ideas and global expertise have never been more crucial. Join our dynamic team, where innovation, career growth, and collaboration are celebrated. Enjoy the freedom to grow with customizable career paths, water-specific technical and professional development and the potential to contribute to transformational projects worldwide. Discover your #H2Opportunity

Job Description

AECOM Technical Services, Inc. has multiple openings in Oakland, California for an Environmental Engineer II.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform field investigations, field construction management, and manage tasks.
  • Work within a team of technical experts to meet clients’ needs.
  • Assist with developing clear and defensible CSMs for complex sites ranging from uplands to contaminated sediments.
  • Evaluate complex environmental data sets, including the use of modeling and statistics.
  • Support remedial technology selection, remedial design and remediation construction.
  • Prepare plans and specifications used for project work plans, budgets, and project investigations.
  • Data visualization and develop clear graphics to convey technical concepts in an understandable manner.
  • Prepare work plans, technical reports, and presentations for technical meetings with clients and regulators.
  • Communicate with the technical team and Project Manager.
  • Assist with proposals including understanding client/project needs and aligned scopes, schedules, and budgets.
  • Conduct surface and subsurface investigations that employ soil borings, test pits, well installations, soil, groundwater, soil vapor sampling, aquifer testing, and surface and sub-surface geophysical surveys.
  • Examine and describe soil samples and interpret geologic and hydrogeological conditions. Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to, local, state and federal regulations.
  • Perform surface and subsurface sampling to determine the presence and extent of contamination in soil and groundwater, and vapor in soil pore-space matrices.
  • Collect soil, groundwater, soil vapor, indoor and ambient air samples for field and laboratory testing.
  • 10-20% travel required within California.


Minimum Requirements:

Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Geological Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Geology, or related field and 2 years of experience in the job offered or in an environmental engineer-related occupation. Position requires:

  1. Managing field activities: soil sampling, groundwater sampling, soil gas sampling, indoor air and ambient air sampling;
  2. Data management and visualization;
  3. Creating clear graphics;
  4. Preparing technical reports, work plans, health and safety plans, and investigation reports using appropriate Regulation standards;
  5. Supporting remedial technology with remedial design and construction;
  6. Evaluating complex environmental data sets and interpreting results by using modeling and statics;
  7. Field Management that includes procuring sub-contractors, laboratories, field equipment, and waste disposal; and
  8. Conducting oversight during environmental investigations that includes field management of sub-contractor including utility clearance, drillers, excavations, well surveying, and construction management.

Additional Information

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


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.