AECOM Warehouse Specialist in Cherry Point, North Carolina

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144823BR

Position Title Warehouse Specialist

Job Category Logistics and Supply Chain

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - North Carolina

City Cherry Point

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary


When required, you may be subject to shift changes, weekend, holiday and overtime work.

Purpose and scope:

Assist in performing duties of quality assurance specialist in testing, evaluation, validation of processes, and training of distribution center work force in Quality Management. Perform first article inspection as required, validate processes through statistical sampling and other measuring techniques. Back-up Quality Assurance point of contact for distribution mission. Assist in reviews of inventory process, COSIS process, packaging and shipping processes to ensure continued emphasis on continuous process improvement. Receive daily work assignments from Material Coordinator.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in identifying, examining, classifying, inspecting and reporting on specific and general issues of quality assurance and Quality Management. Examinations may be visual or require measuring devices and techniques.

  • Able to use basic processes of inspection/examination procedures for hazardous material.

  • Able to read specifications, drawings, prints, schematics and photographs.

  • Assist in performing first article inspections as required.

  • Prepare reports as required.

  • Receive data from, and input data to, Distribution Standard System (DSS) and other automated systems in performance of duties.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

  • Must be able to follow requirements of MIL-STD 129.

Work Environment:

  • General office and warehouse environment dealing with hazardous material. Some travel both domestically and internationally required based on business demands.

The individual and supervisor assure that the degree of risk is reduced to the lowest level. Work involves repetitive motions and standing for long periods of time.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED required. Two years of college is preferred. May substitute experience for education on a year-by-year basis.

  • Minimum two years’ general experience.

  • Minimum of two years’ specific experience in areas of inspection, quality assurance, and related areas.

  • Able to successfully certify in Safety, Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) and radioactive training requirements. Must be current in all certifications within 30 to 60 days of selection for position.

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Suite of products including, Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and E-mail business software. Must demonstrate a good attitude and ability to work as a member of a Team. Position requires self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under a minimum of supervision. Must be able to multi-task efficiently, work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects, and have a strong attention for detail.

  • In accordance with the contract, all personnel performing work require United States citizenship or acceptable proof of naturalization prior to employment.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Able to successfully certify in Safety, Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) and radioactive training requirements. Must be current in all certifications within 30 to 60 days of selection for position.

Security Clearance:

Must be able to successfully complete a U.S. Government administered Investigation.

Must be able to qualify for and maintain required level of U.S. Government Security Clearance and Access.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be able to occasionally stand; walk; sit; use hands and/or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; operate office equipment, reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; talk or hear; taste or smell.

The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds.

Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English.

Preferred Qualifications

A current US Government SECRET Personnel Security Clearance or higher desired.

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 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.