AECOM Environmental Scientist in Southfield, Michigan

Business Line Environment

Position Title Environmental Scientist

United States of America - Michigan

Southfield

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Environmental Scientist for immediate employment for the Southfield, MI office.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

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

  • Manage all activities related to Phase I Environmental Site Assessment and Phase II Environmental Site Investigation projects, including client interactions, project financials, project coordination, and subcontractors. Depending on additional skill sets, manage and execute additional projects that fall under a different technical practice area.

  • Willing and able to respond to urgent requests and work to meet tight deadlines typical of property transaction projects.

  • Effectively manage projects located in other areas of the United States and internationally, utilizing local staff to conduct on-site work and report writing.

  • Prepare proposals for existing clients, and for new client opportunities requested by AECOM market sector leads and client account managers.

  • Prepare complex scientific reports and conduct on-site environmental assessments at complex facilities.

  • Review and edit scientific reports prepared by others.

  • Adhere to project controls and quality requirements meeting AECOM’s ISO certification.

  • Effectively use AECOM systems for project management, financial accounting, safety, subcontractor evaluation, and project quality, and meet required project metrics.

  • Project Management responsibilities will be included in this position

Minimum Requirements

  • BS degree in Environmental Science, Geology, Environmental Engineering or a related field or Advanced college degrees

  • 4+ years of experience

  • Experience managing Phase I ESA and Phase II Environmental Site Investigation projects.

  • Thorough working knowledge of ASTM International Standard E1527-13 and E2247-16, as applied to writing and reviewing reports, and minimizing litigation risk to AECOM.

  • Experienced with standard Microsoft Office software applications.

  • Previous experience working for an environmental consulting company.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Strong communications, planning and organizational skills.

  • Strong technical writing skills.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization

Preferred Qualifications

  • A diverse background of experience in environmental consulting.

  • Experience managing low to moderate complexity environmental projects including EHS or remediation related projects a plus.

  • Professional Geologist, Professional Engineer, CIH, or similar professional registration.

  • Experience with asbestos surveys and abatement oversight.

What We Offer

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.

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191602BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.