AECOM Senior Air Quality Emissions Specialist in Freeport, Texas

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Position Title Senior Air Quality Emissions Specialist

United States of America - Texas


Job Summary

As a key member of our Environmental and Sciences team in Freeport Texas, you bring valuable knowledge and skills to every area of our business. We in turn provide you with opportunity to grow, to be challenged, to determine your career footprint and do the best work of your life!

The successful candidate filling the Senior Air Quality Emissions Specialist position, will be eligible for a “sign-on bonus”, undergo an initial training period working under the general supervision of other senior level Emissions Specialists, then will work with other engineers, scientist or other environmental personnel and travel twenty-five percent (25%) to various locations.

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

  • Perform Methods 1 through 5 and 18 (40 CFR Part 60)

  • Support performance of Relative Accuracy Test Audits (RATA) for continuous emissions monitoring systems, testing for demonstration of compliance, testing for establishing operating limits, testing of flares, etc.

  • Conduct special air monitoring assignments as needed

  • Plan and execute work assignments with limited instructions

  • Interact independently with client and regulatory personnel on routine tasks

  • Assist incineration plant operations and maintenance person as needed

  • Initiate changes to procedures and will support the implementation of procedures

  • Contribute positively to health, safety, environmental and quality programs by performing work safely and adhering to all safety standards and protocols

  • Provide superior customer service by performing task on time and within budget

  • Maintain open lines of communication with office management and staff

  • Work toward completing required training for PM certification

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or physical science

  • 8+ years of experience in a related field technician position

  • General understanding the equipment and technology used to gather samples and information from the field

  • Verbal and written communication skills; able to interface directly with project stakeholders

  • Previous project management experience required

  • Organization skills, attention to detail in recording field data

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software to create reports

  • Ability to perform bending, kneeling, standing, confined-space entry, and lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 lbs

  • Ability to climb ladders, work at heights, and have a tolerance for working in outdoor environments, including prolonged walking or standing on various terrain in a wide range of weather conditions

  • Ability to wear an air-purifying respirator, as required by OSHA Standards.

  • Requires enrollment in the medical monitoring program requiring initial and annual physicals

  • Must possess valid Driver’s license

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

Preferred Qualifications

  • Stack Testing Experience in Chemical Plant

  • Current Hazwoper Training Certificate

  • Current TWIC Card

What We Offer

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Sciences

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 166962BR