AECOM Environmental Compliance Specialist in McLean, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151461BR

Position Title Environmental Compliance Specialist

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City McLean

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

AECOM is seeking an Environmental Compliance Specialist with a particular focus in hazardous materials storage, hazardous waste disposal, RCRA requirements and experience, solid waste management, storm and sanitary permitting requirements, SPCC regulations and environmental compliance with all local, state and federal regulations. The successful candidate will be part of the AECOM Environmental Health and Safety Staff.

As the Environmental Compliance Specialist, one has the responsibility to:

  • Coordinate and monitor environmental programs such as wastewater management, hazardous material management, hazardous waste management, pollution prevention and petroleum management.

  • Collecting hazardous materials and hazardous waste from generation points and transfer to Central accumulation areas

  • Maintain hazardous waste accumulation areas, maintain hazardous waste inventory and prepare all necessary requirements for waste transport

  • Visually inspect storage tanks and hazardous waste accumulation areas

  • Support safety-related functions as needed, such as hazard identification and analysis, policy and procedure development, and training

Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret standards, professional journals, and technical procedures

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and employees. Strong writing and communication skills are a must.Ability to obtain professional certification or accreditation in discipline (CSP, CIH, P.E) is desirable

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

  • Bachelors (B.S.) degree in occupational health and safety, industrial hygiene, environmental sciences, engineering, or science-related field

  • 3 years’ experience in environmental compliance, environmental science, industrial hygiene, occupational health and safety, or related field. HAZWOPER 40 Hour Certificate is desirable.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to high, precarious places and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles outside weather conditions, and heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications


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.