AECOM Senior Remediation Engineer in Santa Barbara, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 158828BR

Position Title Senior Remediation Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City Santa Barbara

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 seeking a talented Senior Remediation Engineer to join the Santa Barbara, CA office. The successful candidate will serve as a technical expert and group manager for the Santa Barbara office and will oversee the selection, design, installation, and operation and maintenance of various remediation systems. The candidate must be experienced in feasibility studies, pilot testing, and the preparation of CAPs / RAPs.

The candidate must be a technical expert in soil and groundwater treatment technologies including vapor extraction systems, air sparge systems, enhanced in-situ bioremediation (e.g. emulsified vegetable oil substrate injection), in-situ chemical reduction (e.g. calcium polysufide injection), ISCO injection (e.g. ozone, persulfate), etc. System optimization and troubleshooting experience is required. Also, the candidate must have experience working at refineries and other industrial facilities (e.g. aerospace manufacturing facilities, former manufactured gas plants, petrochemical facilities, etc.)

The successful candidate will work closely with the AECOM Project Managers and Site Managers to assure the treatment systems are maintained in a cost effective manner and that the required up times are maintained. The candidate will be responsible for providing oversight, management and mentoring of engineering staff and also be a strong leader in AECOM behavior-based safety program.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

  • 15+ years experience

  • PE registration in California

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification, 8-hour refresher, 8-hour Site Supervisor certification

  • Requires excellent communication, interpersonal and organization skills

  • Proven personnel and project management experience

  • Proficiency in remedial treatment systems technology and design, operation & maintenance

  • Experience with feasibility studies and remedial action plans, remedial design documents and engineering cost estimates

  • Technical expert in design, installation, and operation and maintenance of various remediation systems

  • Technically skilled in PLCs and PCS for real time computing and Microsoft Access and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree preferred

  • Qualified Construction SWPPP Developer and Practitioner (QSD/QSP)

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.