AECOM Environmental Protection Manager in Omaha, Nebraska

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144638BR

Position Title Environmental Protection Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Nebraska

City Omaha

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

This position is contingent on the award of contract.

AECOM has been tasked to provide environmental protection support in the form of Environmental Protection Managers to support environmental related activities occurring within the Middle East and around the world. The successful candidate will work in austere environments around the world.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Within assigned area of responsibility, Environmental Protection Manager/Advisor is expected to independently render advice, take action, and carry out assignments

  • Notifies chain of command of controversial issues or issues of high interest along with recommended course(s) of action

  • Manages and coordinates with assigned Environmental Protection Specialists, as necessary

  • As a technical expert in the application of environment protection concepts, principles and application of processes, evaluates the effectiveness of ongoing environmental protection activities and proposes new and/or revised processes or activities as required, or as applicable

  • Evaluates the continuing need for balances between the most desirable application of engineering principles and the exigencies of costs, priorities, schedules, and supporting assets

  • Plans, coordinates, evaluates, and reviews all phases of assigned environmental protection program/project control including the interpretation of and compliance with applicable criteria, regulations, policies, and procedures. Reviews and analyzes program/project planning, design, and related material and program/project activities and keeps currently informed on all phases of planning and implementation

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 6+ years of related environmental technical experience

  • Experience working with burn pits, incinerators, medical waste, air/ash sampling, waste management, recycling, balers, hazardous waste/materials, and or water/wastewater (drinking, lagoons, treatment plants, etc.)

  • Current Secret Clearance (or ability to obtain one)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Previous experience working overseas supporting the U.S. military

  • Previous experience working in Kuwait, Afghanistan, or Iraq

  • Professional Certifications in Environment and Safety

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.