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AECOM Entry-Level Environmental Engineer in Arlington, Virginia

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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Entry-Level Environmental Engineer I to be based in our Arlington, VA office. This position will support our Remediation team within our Environment business line.

This position is expected to begin March/April 2023.

Job Overview:

The Entry-Level Environmental Engineer will serve as a team member in the office and the field, assisting project and program management with design and implementation of soil, groundwater, sediment and surface water investigative and remediation programs, data analysis, and report preparation.

Our teams work on complex remediation projects, pulling the right resources from across the company to support project needs. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to work on diverse projects that will challenge you technically while giving you the opportunity to work with senior individuals with a variety of experiences. Together, these opportunities will aid in your growth in this industry.

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

  • Site visits at military bases, industrial, and municipal clients

  • Data collection and analysis for environmental compliance, sustainability, and stormwater projects

  • Environmental Sampling (e.g., stormwater, wastewater, and hazardous waste)

  • Development of technical memoranda and reports

  • Preparation of environmental reporting forms

  • Local travel is likely and U.S travel possible and project dependent.

  • Builds analytic and design skills

  • Conducts engineering design under the supervision of an experienced engineer

  • Creates designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings under the supervision of an experienced engineer

  • Collects and analyzes data under the supervision of an experienced engineer

  • Uses computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule under supervision


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, or related engineering discipline

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

  • Valid U.S. Driver's License

Pr eferred Qualifications:

  • General knowledge of basic engineering and environmental sciences

  • Proficiency in standard office suite software applications

  • OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER Certification

  • Ability to demonstrate professional demeanor in written and verbal communications with clients, regulatory officials, and fellow employees

  • Ability to write and to convey complex thoughts and ideas in a clear, concise manner

  • Ability to learn through on-the-job experience

  • Tolerance for work in outdoor environments in a range of weather conditions

  • Ability to work independently, both in an office environment and in the field

  • Ability to travel locally, including occasional extended travel

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Travel is required for this position.

  • Candidates may be asked to submit to a Motor Vehicle Record screening, drug test, and/or medical surveillance screening upon hire.

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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: J10073255

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site