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Risk Assessment Lead - Environmental Compliance and Human Health Risk

Baton Rouge Louisiana United States
Company DescriptionWork with Us. Change the World.At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.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.We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.Job DescriptionAECOM is actively seeking an experienced Environmental Compliance and Risk Assessment Lead position in our Baton Rouge or New Orleans, LA office to manage a variety of projects.  The primary emphasis of the group is to support clients with their environmental regulatory compliance and risk assessment needs.  The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate familiarity and experience in human health risk evaluations and associated submittal requirements for the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, or other relevant experienceResponsibilities will include but are not limited to:Provide regulatory interpretation of environmental laws and regulations to our clients by assessing exposure and human health risks from chemicals in contaminated environmental media;Data management, risk assessment and statistical analysis; data preparation and management such as organizing, tracking, extracting and summarizing environmental data and their sources.Perform calculations to support human health risk assessments and environmental regulatory compliance (risk-based remedial goals);Manage a variety of risk assessment projects with varying levels of complexity and size, manage scope, schedule, and budget for risk assessment and compliance projects.Building strong face-to-face client relationships, manage client and regulatory correspondence.Serves as staff team leader and supervisor: provide mentoring, guidance and coaching to new or less experienced staff, recruit and develop junior risk assessment scientists.Maintain knowledge of current and emerging USEPA, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and state regulatory requirements (Louisiana Risk Evaluation / Corrective Action Program [RECAP]).Execute a wide variety of environmental risk evaluation and compliance projects with minimal supervision while meeting cost, schedule, safety, and quality objectives.Regular travel is required to client sites as necessary.Prepare technical reports, letters, memoranda, workplans, proposals, investigative reports, and presentations; andFocus on team project delivery, taking direction primarily from supervisors and Project Managers.QualificationsMinimum RequirementsBachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Toxicology, Biology or closely related field along with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.Ability to travel up to 1 week/month or more.Valid U.S. Driver's license is required for this role.U.S. Citizenship is required Preferred Qualifications10+ years of environmental consulting experience.Minimum of 6 years of experience directly related to human health risk evaluations and associated submittal requirements and environmental multi-media environmental regulatory compliance (e.g. CERCLA /Superfund, RCRA, etc.)Professional certification - DAPT or other equivalent certificationParticipation in developing effective business proposals for providing competitive, high value environmental services.Deep fundamental knowledge of human health risk evaluations, developing site-specific exposure assumptions, and risk characterization.Deep fundamental knowledge of environmental regulations and consensus standards, including:Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) – waste classification, management, and reporting;Oil Pollution Act (OPA);Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA);Federal Insecticide, Fungicide & Rodenticide Act (FIFRA);Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)Ability to act independently on technical matters pertaining to environmental human health risk assessment and regulatory compliance with little to no supervision.Highly effective verbal and written communication skills; extremely proficient in technical writing; highly effective organization and multi-tasking skills.Ability to prioritize multiple demands, think strategically and successfully lead multiple simultaneous projects.Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, judgment and problem-solving capabilities.Additional InformationQualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.This position may be subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record Screening.This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.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 and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.Exempt Position: Offered rate of compensation in Baton Rouge, LA will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $75,000 to $129,900#LI-EM1About AECOMAECOM 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.