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AECOM Environmental Scientist - IH / Asbestos in Albany, New York

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced Environmental Scientist for employment in the Albany, NY office to support our industrial asbestos/lead/mold program which includes inspection, design/plan, and abatement oversight. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and communication skills and experience with asbestos and/or lead surveys/inspections.

This position requires frequent travel throughout the region of WV, VA, PA, OH and KY. Trips are typically one week in duration with the ability to be home on weekends. Travel is up to 50% of the time.

Tasks will include:

  • Preparing reports and other technical documents.

  • Compiling, evaluating, and analyzing environmental data

  • Conducting asbestos surveys and abatement oversight

  • Conducting lead paint inspections

  • Conducting mold / indoor air quality surveys

  • Conducting universal and general hazard inventories surveys

  • Travel within a geographic territory conducting inspections; travel to project locations including driving and overnight stays

  • Field document preparation, field data collection, processing and interpretation


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, or closely related field and 2+ years of experience in environmental consulting and or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid driver's license

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience with asbestos inspections, abatements, and/or designs

  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER training

  • Asbestos Certifications (Inspector, Project Monitor, NIOSH 582, Supervisor and Designer)

  • Experience with Lead Paint Inspections and Indoor Air Quality Inspections

  • DOT and RCRA Training

Additional Information

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position may be subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record Screening.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10076341

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: On-Site