AECOM Environmental Scientist in Jacksonville, Florida

Requisition/Vacancy No. 143637BR

Position Title Environmental Scientist

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Florida

City Jacksonville

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


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Environmental Scientist for employment in the Jacksonville, FL office.

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

  • Utilize basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope

  • Collect and enter data, and apply technical principles and theories

  • Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments

  • Comprehensive Contamination Assessment

  • Scientific Data Collection

  • Groundwater Monitoring

  • Monitor Well Installation

  • Geological Sample Description

  • Hydrogeologic Analyses

  • Report Writing

  • Task Management

  • Health & Safety

  • Quality Management

  • Contractor Oversight

  • Basic Surveying

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific discipline (e.g., environmental science, soil science, agriculture, geology or any scientific related field)

  • 2+ years of experience

  • Knowledge of environmental data collection, identification, investigation, and data entry

  • Up to 50% travel required

  • Self-motivated individual with strong communication skills, an eye for detail, good writing and time-use skills, and ability to work in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Geology, Geoscience, Environmental Science Background preferred

  • ASTM 1527-13 Phase I Environmental Site Assessment experience is essential

  • Phase II Environmental Site Assessment through Comprehensive Site Assessment experience is preferred

  • Mold inspection, AHERA-certified asbestos inspection, and/or lead based paint inspection experience/credentials preferred

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.